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Architecture Director, SF Data Portfolio (Hybrid - 3 Days in Office)

Mc Lean, Virginia
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
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.

Employees, contingent workers and visitors are no longer required to show proof of vaccination to be on-site. Effective January 2023, Freddie Mac s hybrid work arrangement is 3 days in the office (specifically Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday).

Position Overview:

Are you looking for a career to work with the newest technologies and will drive enterprise solutions in an architecture role? The Freddie Mac Single Family Architecture Team is seeking an Architecture Director to provide architecture solutions for critical business applications in the Single Family group! Apply now and learn why there s !

Our Impact:
Enable critical capability to support key business needs by providing critical solutions using the latest Cloud technology
Provide solutions that align with data strategy for consistency and quality
Acquire alignment with across architecture for technology and solution direction
Define target states to achieve desired business outcomes and establish roadmaps that deliver incrementally value

Your Impact:

As Architecture Director for Data Portfolio, you will work with and apply technologies in categories such as:
Cloud Computing Services (AWS)
Databases (structured, semi-structured (JSON), unstructured (images))
Big Data Storage (S3, Snowflake)
Data Modeling (Dimensional)
Data Transformation Technologies (ETL, ELT)
Data Virtualization (Denodo)
Data Visualization (MicroStrategy, Tableau)
Performance and Scaling Techniques
Integration Patterns
Microservices and Containers
Enabling data consumption thru API
As Architecture Director you will manage architecture resources and work with other architecture counterpart to deliver architect solutions.
As Architecture Director you will provide leadership and mentorship to the staffs of all development disciplines in addition to the architecture.
Advices and provides guidance to business counterparts, customers, and top management on requirements pertinent to the data and technical capability
Influences key decisions for the technology & infrastructure architecture. Advises the system and infrastructure configuration from application performance, scalability, and capacity perspective.
Present and communicate the architecture solutions, architecture patterns to technical and non-technical partners, and demonstrate how they will enable business needs
Ensure architecture aligns with business objectives, roadmaps as well as to Freddie Mac s architecture principles and standards
Drives architectural decisions for the systems under development
Provide technical consultation to clients and IT management on technologies, architecture solution options with tradeoffs, alignment with standards and roadmaps
Define architecture patterns, architecture project deliverables, including data patterns, architecture decisions, rationale for those decisions and architecture solution.
Define and compare solutions to determine the optimal solutions for business needs.

2+ years of architecture management experience
10+ years of experience leading solutions architecture for end to end BI/Analytics/Datamart solutions
Top-tier professional with ability to make architecture and design decisions and tradeoffs for solution architecture that looks across the applications landscape and adheres to enterprise standards.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field required
3+ years of AWS Cloud experience working with AWS services EC2, S3, EKS, RDS, Mongo, EMR, Lambda, Snowflake, Okera, Collibra, SNS, SQS
3+ years of large-scale digital transformation & AWS Cloud migration hands on experience with multiple technology areas like API, Microservices, Event Streaming, Logging & Monitoring, Databases (SQL, NOSQL), Containers, Serverless Frameworks, AI & ML etc.), API Platform (Apigee), Kafka, AMQ
15 years of broad technology experience and knowledge across multiple disciplines such as application development, database SQL/NoSQL, infrastructure platform, security products, ETL products, rule engines, and Business Intelligence (BI) tools
10 years of hands-on experience in solution, data, architecture applied to multiple large-scale enterprise systems.
5 years extensive knowledge and experience in the Data technologies for Data Analytics, Data Warehouse, Data Mart, BI, Big Data (Hadoop, HBase, Hive), Databases SQL/NoSQL (DB2, Oracle, Sybase, Mongo, Postgres, MySQL), ETL (Informatica, Talend, Sqoop), CDC (Attunity), Store procedures, REST API, Integration/EAI technologies like Informatica, BI tools (MicroStrategy/Tableau), Snowflake
5 years experience with Technologies including Web Service API, Integration/EAI technologies like Informatica, XML, JSON, JDBC, SQL, Java, Python, R,
Knowledge of enterprise data models, information classification, meta-data models, taxonomies and ontologies

Keys to Success in this Role:
Hands on experience with the latest cloud-based AWS technology and familiarity with the latest industry trends and technology for enterprise data needs.
Data and Architectural leadership with knowledge of both legacy and modern cloud-based data technologies and applications
Strong judgment with excellent decision-making skills and excellent analytical skills, ability to take care of ambiguity and lead technical solutions.
Ability to lead, collaborate and influence issue resolution across various groups in the organization
Ability to mentor / guide teams on data best practices, design solutions, standards and guidelines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to succinctly present subject matter. Ability to communicate effectively technology problems/solutions to business partners and senior leadership and translate high level directives into technical approaches consumed by technical groups
Highly motivated and upbeat self-starter with proven organizational and time leadership skills; demonstrable experience operating at high standards of quality and accuracy within a fast-paced changing environment

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

Freddie Mac provides anticipated base salary ranges where required by law.
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  • Job Reference: 701020351-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Freddie Mac
  • Location: Mc Lean, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent