Platform & Data Solutions Senior Technical Lead (Remote)

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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.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Tech Lead to join our Platform and Data Services team! They will join a diverse multi-functional team to collaborate on building a highly-automated software defined platform to enable Freddie Mac applications team to host/migrate business applications. The selected candidate is expected to be proficient in cloud technologies, automation strategies including application and infrastructure as code CI/CD and tooling at enterprise scale. The candidate should be able to learn/adapt new tools/technologies and implement them for enterprise adoption in accordance with optimized operational and security standards.

**This position can be performed from a remote location in the U.S.***

Our Impact:

The Platform and Data Services organization operates across the technology landscape, and we are involved in technology initiatives from streamlining IT service delivery operations and software defined datacenter to rethinking the technology underlying our development methodology. We design and build frameworks, define the standards and practices, and help change the culture to an automation-driven, agile approach.

Your Impact:
  • Implement processes and systems ready for enterprise-grade adoptions
  • Build IT system frameworks and solutions that streamline the delivery and operational lifecycle of applications and cloud services
  • Guide & mentor junior members in the team and engineering teams
  • Demonstrate effective and disciplined software development expertise and leadership
  • Deliver solutions on-time with high bar of quality, and continuously improve software engineering practices
  • Work with Product Owners to understand the desired capability, to define and prioritize work, determine deliverables, and manage workloads
  • Fully utilize AWS with services such as Cloud Formation Templates, S3, EC2, EKS and many more

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, engineering, computer science, related field or equivalent experience; Advanced studies/degree is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in public cloud or data cloud engineering
  • 3+ years of Cloud infrastructure experience working with one or more of the following Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud services: EC2, EMR, ECS, S3, SNS, SQS, Cloud Formation, Cloud watch, Lambda
  • 3+ years of experience with engineering and supporting containerization technology( Openshift, Kubernetes, Docker swarm, AWS(ECS/EKS) etc) at scale
  • 10+ years of experience in Information technology, preference for infrastructure and platform services automation
  • Solid understanding of foundational elements of data engineering and/or public cloud
  • Experience with scripting tools (Python, perl, Shell scripting etc) to automate routine operation tasks
  • Proficient with CICD process, Agile and DevOps SDLC including analysis, high level design, coding, testing, and implementation, performance tuning, bug fixing and quality control
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code mechanisms and developer workflows using technologies such as Terraform, Cloud formation, or pulumi
  • Experience of leading sophisticated data applications with large volumes of data

Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Advanced understanding of IT core services and modern development patterns
  • Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment
  • Sense of urgency and able to apply a risk-based approach to prioritize work
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills and attention to detail
  • Motivated to learn new technologies and identify process improvements and efficiencies
  • Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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:Information Technology

FLSA Status:Exempt

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