Head of Engineering, Project Greenfield

Company: Appcast
Location: Washington , Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.SEP.2019

Summary

THE COMPANY Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the lea...

Description

THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit



JOB INFORMATION

As Head of Engineering, you'll lead a full-stack engineering team in developing a minimum viable product (MVP) in real estate, leveraging agile methods.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Oversee all aspects of the Engineering organization, including the technical strategy, technology blueprint, and technology stacks
  • Manage the end-to-end technology execution
  • Define and manage the technology landscape and blueprint for the entire solution stack.
  • Work closely with lead engineers and architects to co-own the architecture and component strategy
  • Actively engage in sprint planning, delivery and the management of releases
  • Provide hands-on technology leadership to the engineering team
  • Provide expert technical guidance to all functional areas, including strategy, operations, sales and product
  • Ensure consistent best practices, processes, and procedures for software development, quality assurance, and maintenance
  • Identify risks and opportunities for each project
  • Mentor, motivate, and lead Engineering teams to support a vibrant and productive engineering culture
  • Coordinate recruiting efforts across engineering units to ensure consistency and continued excellence
  • Lead the organization's strategic planning process, coordinate with Product Development team to align engineering, and business priorities
  • Work closely with the Product and Design Heads to clarify, estimate, and prioritize features and integrations
  • Communicate with multiple stakeholders effectively
  • Cultivate a high-performing, unified team culture

EDUCATION

BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent practical experience



MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 8+ years of experience of building large-scale digital products within a high growth, global, matrixed environment

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
  • Proven track-record of building and leading a full-stack engineering team, in an early-mid stage startup environment, where product/market fit is continuing to be evaluated, re-evaluated and recalibrated
  • Must be a strong engineering people-leader and highly effective communicator
  • 3+ years of experience developing solution architecture and leading engineering teams at startups, innovation labs, or spin-offs for digital product development and complex (enterprise) system integration projects
  • Hands-on skills in one or more object-oriented programming languages (Java/JEE preferred)
  • Ability and desire to be 'on the keyboard coding' and yet also guiding the team i.e. player/coach
  • Experience with building service-based architecture including use of microservices frameworks
  • A consistent record of rolling out digital products following Agile methodologies and different investment models
  • Must have 3 years of experience with the following:
    • AWS experience including but not limited to: EKS, SageMaker, ELB, EC2, RDS, S3 etc.
    • Docker and Kubernetes
    • Terraform
    • Golang, Angular
    • DevOps
    • Data Science
    • Microservices
  • Experience working with any emerging technology like Blockchain, AR/VR, IoT, AI/ML
  • Ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders effectively and create space needed for engineering team to ensure they are plugged in and yet able to execute effectively without undue distraction

EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Req ID: 57087 - provided by Dice

 
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