Information Security Architecture -Principal

Reston, VA, United States

Fannie Mae

We facilitate equitable and sustainable access to homeownership and quality, affordable rental housing across America.

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Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do helps make a home a possibility for millions of homeowners and renters. Every day offers compelling opportunities to use tech to tackle housing’s biggest challenges and impact the future of the industry. You’ll be a part of an expert team thriving in an energizing, flexible environment. Here, you will grow your career and help create access to fair, affordable housing finance.

Job Description

As a valued contributor to our team, you will consult with management on the development of processes and procedures for designing and implementing components of technological structures. In this role, you will create solutions with a process-driven view, as well as maintain and/or update existing structures.

The Cloud Security - Architecture - Principal 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:

  • Determine the needs of diverse and complex customer groups by applying understanding and resolution of complex or unusual business problems.
  • Translate functional requirements into technical solutions, and may lead matrixed teams.
  • Oversee existing structures, as well as the implementation and ongoing monitoring of governance.
  • Perform modeling, analysis, and planning to solve technical business problems and identify opportunities and risks.




Minimum Required Experiences


  • 8 years

Desired Experiences

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Solving for enterprise-wide problems and being able to effectively communicate recommendations, and make key decisions
  • Subject matter expert within Cloud Technology and Information Security domains (e.g. Network Security, Identity & Access Management, Data Security, Monitoring, Logging, and Alerting)
  • Partnering with senior leaders and stakeholders and being able to influence and provide effective challenge
  • The ability to communicate with the teams, understanding the technical details and raise those details to senior leaders in an effective message that's clear and concise
  • Developing and documenting reference architecture blueprints and patterns
  • Leading enterprise initiatives such as Zero Trust, Data Management, etc.
  • Well-adverse in the Agile Safe framework
  • Providing guidance and oversight to other Information Security Architects and Enterprise Architects on secure solution design and industry best security practices
  • Partner with Enterprise Architecture and the business to develop security architectures/designs, patterns
  • Assisting with the development of policies, standards, procedures, guidelines, and best practices
  • Performing security assessments and threat models on technologies, assets, and services
  • Developing information security strategies for key cyber domains and initiatives


Skilled in LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
Skilled in HTML
Skilled in Jenkins
Experience using CyberArk
Skilled in HOPEX
Experience using Salesforce CRM
Skilled in Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings, development, and networking platforms
Skilled in using PowerShell to automate tasks that manage Microsoft operating systems and processes
Skilled in using storage software such as NetApp, Nimble, and Pure Storage
Skilled in Active Directory
Skilled in JavaScript
Experience using VMWare
Experience using APIs for developing or programming software
Skilled in Ping Identity
Skilled in ServiceNow to manage digital workflows
Experience using scheduling software to book events
Skilled in XML
Skilled in Java
Skilled in using Enterprise Architect
Skilled in using virtualization software such as Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere, or Citrix XenDesktop
Skilled in Azure
Skilled in Python object-oriented programming
Skilled in Docker
Experience using JIRA
Experience managing Google Duo
Skilled in Kubernetes to automate application deployment, scaling, and management
Skilled in VPN software and encrypting data


Additional Information

The future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at 

The hiring range for this role is set forth on each of our job postings located on Fannie Mae's Career Site. Final salaries will generally vary within that range based on factors that include but are not limited to, skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and other relevant qualifications. This position is eligible to participate in a Fannie Mae incentive program (subject to the terms of the program). As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Fannie Mae offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle, and other benefits and perks that enhance an employee’s physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. See more here.

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Tags: Active Directory Agile APIs AWS Azure Citrix Cloud Cyberark Docker Finance Governance Hyper-V Java JavaScript Jira Kubernetes LDAP Monitoring Network security PowerShell Python Security assessment VMware VPN XML Zero Trust

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Health care Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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Category: Architecture Jobs

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