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Mc Lean, Virginia Freddie Mac
Job Description

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.

Position Overview:

The Senior Director of Sustainability Engineering is responsible for improving production operations, automation, and availability for key Platform and Data solutions. They will be responsible for the post engineering functions across the key cloud initiatives with a burning focus on availability, productivity and efficiency through automation and instrumentation. They will also be responsible for helping pilot and evolve our DevOps strategy bring an early adopter.

Our Impact:

* Partner with Product and Business stakeholders to ensure high quality product is developed and released into production
* Work closely with Architecture, Customers, Operations, and Product to specify and document solutions and practices
* Build a DevOps culture to provide high quality, continuous operations, and ongoing support ensuring critical service level metrics, customer requirements and financial objectives

Your Impact:

* Build and lead the sustainability/devops engineering function that owns the platform availability, scale and performance. Build tools to lead through automation and proactive/predictive alerts by having a strong data analytical tool set to identify areas of improvement
* Implement comprehensive service monitoring to ensure uptime and performance, including synthetic, real user, system, application performance, dashboards etc.
* Define, measure, and meet key Service Level Objectives including availability, performance, incidents and chronic problems
* Ensure robust capacity planning models are defined for key platforms and regularly measure customer site performance and capacity and ensuring that there is no downtime due to capacity
* Own end-to-end availability and performance of critical platform services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence; eventually automate response to all non-exceptional service conditions
* Encourage and build teams that work together without silos
* Lead teams with a focus on productivity, efficiency, respect, and cultural sensitivity


* 15 + years of directly related professional experience
* College or advanced studies degree and / or a minimum of 12 + years of relevant IT and management experience
* Proven professional experience with operational and organizational management, leadership of teams, and enterprise wide technology strategy
* Possess good interpersonal and collaboration skills with ability to communicate optimally with small and large groups of business partners and senior leadership
* Strong facilitation skills and possess good organization, communication, collaboration, and writing skills
* Detail driven with respect to documentation and communication

Keys to Success in this Role:

* Executive presence with very strong leadership attributes
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Passion for leading change and ability to bring others along

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