DevOps Platform Engineer / Tech Lead

At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:
Do you excel in software engineering? Are you passionate about the operating environment, and using technologies such as Docker, Python, Bash, Ansible? Are you comfortable working in an Agile and iterative development environment, with a solid focus on test automation?

If you've shown your skills in designing, provisioning and managing Docker based run-time platforms and deployment solutions, then Freddie Mac has the perfect destination for you! We are a well-established DevOps team within the Investment and Capital Markets Division (I&CM), managing, operating and extending the Nimble Development Methodology (NDM or "Nimble") based platform for solutions developments.

Your contribution:
  • Build and maintain automation for the Docker run-time environment utilized by NDM
  • Automate provisioning of computing, network and storage resources in multiple environments
  • Create, maintain and extend the software deployment automation solution
  • Collaborate with I&CM software developers to ensure maximized developer productivity via NDM
  • Provide leadership and domain expertise in Docker and deployment for the developer
Our Impact:
The Nimble DevOps team is responsible operating Docker based runtime environments, providing an integrated suite of ALM tools, and engineering solutions to improve software delivery for I&CM development teams. Through strong collaboration, we onboard products onto Nim.
Your Impact:
You will work towards execution, and be accountable for strong individual and team performance. You will utilize your passion for a strong customer focus to deliver timely and high-quality customer service.
  • 8 - 10 years meaningful professional experience
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3yrs+ of demonstrated experience with containerizations and Docker
  • 3yrs+ of Unix Administration, Networking & Storage experience
  • 5yrs+ experience developing complete solutions and running environments that automate SD and configuration
  • 5yrs+ experience with iterative development and automated build pipelines
  • Proven experience using the following technologies: HTTP, SSL/TLS, REST, SQL, JSON
  • Specialist in Operating System Platform Configuration:
  • Linux platforms (Red Hat)
  • Automated configuration management (Ansible)
  • Specialist in High Availability techniques: failover techniques and load balancing, business continuity - wide area resiliency
  • Hands on experience of: Bash, Python, Ruby
  • Knowledge of Application Software deployment and orchestration techniques (yum)
Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Strong communications and consultation skills
  • Software Engineer with a Unix Administrator acumen
  • Technical proficiency with proven process and quality control focused orientation
  • Ability to collaborate and develop long-term relationship
  • Develop fully automatic and lights-out implementations
  • Curiosity to learn and instill new paradigms in others

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Portfolio Mgmt & Trading

FLSA Status:Exempt

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