Agile Development Tech Lead

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Freddie Mac
Company Verified
Budget Hourly
Flexibility Flexible time
Preferred timezone Central America Standard Time

About this job

Address: McLean, VA, USA
Role: Technical Lead
Category: IT Jobs

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.


As part of Freddie Mac’s return to the office pilot, all employees, contingent workers and visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to be on-site unless they have an approved accommodation.


Position Overview:


Do you love code? Do you embrace change and innovation and push the boundaries of what is possible? Do you embody Agile delivery at the core of your being? Are you an experienced leader who is ready for a modernized delivery environment? Do you enjoy helping people grow in their career path?


At Freddie Mac, we are in the throes of digital transformation and modernization and we want you to be a part of it!  As a highly innovative technical leader for our team, you will influence outcomes, guide transformation, and put your stamp on our future. The journey is wide open with possibilities.

Our Impact:

The Business Technology Office supports our Multifamily Division enabling and transforming Freddie Mac's business. We are part of the Digital Transformation initiative that utilizes all the latest technologies and tools allowing developers to deliver code efficiently and effectively. We provide systems and technology that benefit the enterprise, customers, employees and our business partners. Our systems enhance the services we offer to our customers and improves productivity and performance for employees, making work easier

Your Impact:

  • Appreciate working with various stakeholders to distill complex solutions into manageable partitions of work that become deliverables for your team; influencing, communicating, designing and driving vision
  • A full stack software engineer capable of traversing the application stack to implement performant, well-tested code.
  • You will be a champion for your team driving full (and accurate) adoption of modern software engineering & Delivery practices (Real Agile, TDD, ATDD, Stateless Design, Microservices, Containerization, etc.).
  • Demonstrate your leadership, coaching and mentoring skills to help teams mature to high performing teams.
  • Developing individual growth at the company by managing other developers to help them improve as contributors while they progress along their career path


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent work experience; advanced studies/degree preferred.
  • 10-12 years of experience engineering awesome solutions and 4-5 years leading modernized development teams
  • Languages: Java 8, Angular, Unix Shell scripting, node.js, SQL, Python
  • Experience managing and growing talent
  • Modern Tools: Jenkins, Cucumber, Selenium, Atlassian Suite (Jira, Bitbucket), Git, Maven, Gradle
  • DBs: SQL, Mongo, (Legacy DB2/Sybase for transformation efforts), Oracle, PostgreSQL
  • Other: Spring Boot, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Microservices, EKS, Junit, Tomcat
  • Frameworks: Spring Integration, Spring Web, Spring Data Mongo DB
  • Cloud: AWS, Azure, Google

Keys to Success in this Role:

  • You embrace change and innovation, and push the boundaries of what is possible
  • You embody Agile delivery at the core of your being
  • You are rock solid on your tech. You will be driving team and organizational direction on solutions and architecture. You need to know the modern approaches as well as where the landmines are.
  • You’ve got the full stack covered with all key modern languages under your belt. You’re going to have to get into all parts of the code, as well as implement some of it, so you will need to know this stuff up and down.
  • Proven success coaching and transforming technical teams to shift to modern execution model.
  • Experience mentoring and guiding other members of the team.
  • Excellent collaborator and phenomenal teammate
  • A spirit for innovation and ability to enjoy working in the space between “no longer” and “not yet”



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

We thank all the candidates who have shown interest in our company, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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McLean, United States


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