Mar 29, 2023

Information Security Technology - Engineering - Director

  • Fannie Mae
  • Reston, VA, US
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

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 the Information Security Technology - Engineering - Director, you will oversee the identification, analysis, implementation, and operation of cybersecurity tools and processes for data protection. You will lead a high functioning team to deliver innovative technical solutions that meet diverse and complex stakeholder requirements. To excel in this role, you must have excellent leadership skills; a demonstrated track record executing enterprise technical initiatives; and knowledge of privacy, legal, and security subjects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate the needs of diverse and complex technical, legal, and privacy customer groups.
  • Resolve complex and emerging business and technology issues and tradeoffs.
  • Plan and direct the work of the team as they design and develop technical solutions.
  • Direct the effective and efficient long-term maintenance of existing technical solutions.



Minimum Required Experiences

  • 8 years

Desired Experiences

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent; Master degree preferred
  • CISSP or Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience delivering large, complex technical projects.
  • Experience handling complex privacy, data protection and security legal and policy issues.
  • Familiarity with data security tools and technologies including data scanning, data classification, database activity monitoring, encryption, and tokenization.
  • Experience with securing data across IaaS and SaaS cloud platforms, especially AWS.
  • Familiarity with storage and database technologies such as Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, MySQL, Oracle, and SQL Server.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Additional Skills

  • Understanding of encryption protocols, firewalls, and other security technologies.
  • Experience with agile software development and delivery.
  • Experience in designing, developing, and implementing cloud-based solutions.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based architectures, such as microservices and serverless computing.
  • Experience with risk analysis and risk assessment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical stakeholders.

Additional Information


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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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