Azure Cloud Lead Engineer

at Fannie Mae
Location Sterling, VA
Date Posted September 15, 2021
Category All
Job Type Full-Time


Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to modernize the nation's housing finance system while being part of an inclusive team using new, emerging technologies. Here, you will help lead our industry forward, enhance your technical expertise, and make your career.

Job Description

As a valued colleague on our team, you will act as the team lead in designing and developing advanced solutions for information technology (IT) infrastructure environments, including coding, testing, and certifying technology platforms, software, and applications, as well as coach and mentor team members.

The Azure Cloud Lead Engineer role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:

  • Apply your advanced skills and knowledge to develop solutions for application design and IT infrastructure components.
  • Understand the end-to-end performance of IT platforms and account for interrelated functionality and processes when developing designs.
  • Establish and maintain policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor performance and capacity metrics for technology solutions and lead the team in addressing identified issues.



Minimum Required Experiences

  • 4 years

Desired Experiences

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent


Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
Ability to effectively address technical questions/with various audiences, including non-technical teams, at all levels in the organization
Experience in designing and implementing Cloud or Data Center solutions including aspects like compute, network, storage, security, monitoring, automation, and cost optimization
Knowledge that can help implement a governance framework that creates a seamless onboarding experience into and management of Azure or other cloud
Communication including excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
Employ creativity to devise effective and efficient strategies
Skilled in cloud technologies and cloud computing
Capacity to drive hands-on technical engagements with the customers and guide them through cloud
Ability to work in an Agile format with stakeholders across multiple organizations to design and implement cloud agnostic solutions
IT Operational Excellence including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platform, budgeting, and governance
Adept at managing project plans and resources to ensure successful project completion
Passion for technology, with an ability to understand and assess new technologies, and their potential applicability to business needs in an efficient, effective manner


Experience with DaaS technologies in the Cloud, preferably Azure (i.e. Horizon Cloud Services, Windows Virtual Desktops. Cloud PC)
Experience implementing security controls in cloud, Data Center or hybrid environments
Strong scripting and automation experience; Azure preferable
Thorough understanding of core technologies (i.e. DNS, DHCP, Wireless, Active Directory etc.) and how they integrate with the cloud
Familiarity of Cloud capabilities, products and services for Azure, plus other Microsoft products and services (i.e. Azure Information Protection, Microsoft Cloud App Security, Microsoft 365, etc.).
Experience working in a multi/hybrid cloud environment

Additional Information

Job REF ID: REF6467N

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