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Cyber Security Engineer II


Are you interested in helping solve today's most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America. We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in allmarkets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.

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The Cybersecurity Solutions Engineer is a hands-on role with a combination of developer, information technology and security skills. The Solutions Engineer will be responsible for the successful implementation, hardening, operation of production and test systems supporting security solutions during the proof of concept and early production phases. They will work within a fast-paced, Agile and waterfall project management environment, collaborating with cyber security architects, engineers and various technology teams across business units to implement security solutions. Prior experience working with security teams is desirable. Successful candidates will be a self-starters, a creative problem solver who has great attention to detail and willingness to learn new technologies.


  • Conduct platform or operating system vulnerability scans that assess exposure of system to attacks or hacking. Monitor Security Operations pager and respond to issues of potential viral activity, spam, phishing, etc.
  • Administer controls and review their application to ensure that system's controls, policies, and procedures are operating effectively relative to the predicted effectiveness of the controls.
  • Investigate events or incidents of apparent security breaches and report to appropriate authorities using corporate procedures.
  • Confer and collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure that appropriate controls are installed, operating properly, and being monitored and reported.
  • May plan and/or conduct tests of the core infrastructure and the contingency environment for critical business applications to ensure business continuity in the event of a computer security incident.
  • Aggregate metrics of operation of security controls, as well as apparent attacks, breaches, and other pertinent data; track trends and prepare for periodic security reports.
  • Participate in projects designed to test defenses against hacking, denial of service, spam, break-ins, or similar attacks. May provide guidance to infrastructure or application staff participating in exercise.
  • Examine and/or test new methodologies or tools that could be adopted to enhance security of platforms, infrastructure, or access to data.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


  • 4+ years of related experience


Experience with TCP/IP networking (e.g. subnetting, routing, vlans, etc), network services/protocols (e.g. smtp, ntp, ssh, sftp, http, etc)
Hands-on experience with administering operating systems (e.g. Linux, Unix, Windows) and Windows Services
Experience running systems on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience using AWS services and writing code against AWS API
Experience with software development using languages (e.g. powershell, Python, Ruby or Bash)
Knowledge of relational database systems and concepts (SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
Knowledge of information security practices, tools, and techniques
Willingness to independently research and learn new technologies to support security solution design
Excellent written, verbal and presentation communications skills


As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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