Job Description :
Python Developers
McLean, VA
Initial remote then onsite
must have recent finance background

Interview Timeslots: *Please be sure to include candidate availability for these time slots at the top of candidate resume*
Monday 11/16
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Technical Must Haves: Experienced with Agile environment. Experience Python & Java. Experience with Kubernetes/Docker. Experience with AWS. CI/CD Experience. Experience with Git & Atlassian Suite (Bamboo, Jira, Bitbucket Someone with similar domain knowledge - financial experience helps, but enterprise domain experience is key – preference for candidates from Fannie Mae, Capital One, FINRA, Citi etc.
Schedule: Typical 40 Hours.
Supplier Vetting Questions: *Please include answers to vetting question at the top of candidate resume. Submittals without answers will not be considered. Candidate responses will not be accepted via email. *
#1) What is Kubernetes? How have you used it?
#2) What is Bitbucket? How have you used it?
Position Overview:
As a Development Software Engineer at Freddie Mac, you will be part of an integrated project team delivering scalable and secure systems. You will use user-centered and agile methodologies to build and use automated solutions. As a member of a project delivery team, you will collaborate with project teams, product managers, user experience designers, and business analysts. Your efforts will directly support the transformation team, including but not limited to continuous development, deployment, integration, and monitoring. Our solutions are "cloud-first", scalable, and deployed in containers.


The minimum qualification requirements for this position are:
Shall have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the Information Technology field focusing on AI/ML development projects using DevSecOps and AWS cloud environments.
Shall have at least three (3) years of specific software engineering experience related to Python and Java
Must have experience working with AWS and Git & Atlassian Suite (Bamboo, Jira, Bitbucket Also, the automation engine Ansible.
Shall have experience with all or some of the monitoring tools such as: Spectrum, Sitescope and Nimsoft (legacy Monitoring), Dynatrace (APM Enterprise Solution for Brownfield) and ELK (Strategic Enterprise Monitoring Solution)
Shall possess experience with automation and engineering tasks, AI/ML implementation, data, infrastructure/operations, and security engineer tasks in USCIS cloud environments.
Write clean, concise, and maintainable code
Actively participate in merge requests
Help define and enforce development best practices
Automate pain points in the software development process (local development and CI/CD pipeline)
Contribute to the development of user stories, acceptance criteria and participate in story estimation
Participate in writing automated tests to verify the intent of stories
Support other developers through code reviews and pairing when they have questions or hit blockers
Support and improve the overall system and server-side data-center applications to run on AWS
Plan and carry out deployments (roughly twice a month)
Support and improve the overall system and server-side data-center applications to run on AWS
Investigate errors in applications and perform root cause analysis
Research data sources for ways to expand the usefulness of the system
Provide application programming interfaces (APIs) and services
Perform security scans and produce reports of the outcomes

Development Methodologies: Test Driven Development, Agile Software Delivery, Scrum, Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, related field or equivalent experience.
Hands-on experiences for Data Management, Big Data, and Data Warehousing

Soft Skills
Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask, and ability to set priorities.
Data analysis, decision making, problem solving skills, and able to drive incidents to resolution.
Sound interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and within a team.
Demonstrated high level of motivation, confidence, integrity, and responsibility.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal, peer and manager levels)
Able to work directly with most levels of internal management.
Routinely works across divisions to plan & resolve technical issues.
Motivates others and deals with conflict in a positive manner.
Encourages direct productive debate and is willing to take unpopular stands when necessary.
Able to influence peers and collaborate with teams to reach common objectives.
Requires the ability to negotiate with team members and support groups while maintaining effective relationships.
Establishes and maintains relationships with peers.
Demonstrates characteristics of approachability, team player, enthusiasm, and eagerness to learn.
Looks to find common ground and get cooperation when dealing with conflict.

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