Application Support Analyst III

Fannie Mae - Reston, VA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $94,000 a year

Provide support to office or business unit users of proprietary or custom application software. Answer technical questions, troubleshoot problems, and guide users to gain productive use of software. May extract data, format and run reports, or perform specific analytical functions using application. May have substantial subject matter knowledge of business unit discipline. Includes both staff in corporate facility supporting use of business-specific applications to corporate staff, or staff providing product support to customers using proprietary software.


Study business processes in client or host unit and how they are automated. Examine business processes in unit to determine how they could be translated into requirements for IT applications.
Develop data extractions or develop reports from requests or requirements stated by clients. Use database, report writer, data mart, or specialized applications to generate reports or analyses.
May support application(s) in production. Note interruptions or bugs in operation and perform problem solving exercise to determine problem and ensure continued use of the application, or confer with less senior staff attempting to restore job or report.
Participate in project meetings to plan rewrite of addition to application in production or being revised for release into production. May serve as project lead in project to plan revisions to application.
Track production issues and report periodically to group charged with monitoring uptime and efficiency of production application.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

  • 4+ years of related experience

  • 2+ years of related experience in production support
  • Should be strong with UNIX and PL/SQL commands, Log Analysis, incident management
  • Demonstrate experience in planning and execution of change, problem, incidents, production processes, controls and service requests.
  • Expertise in a broad array of specialized areas such as infrastructure systems, enterprise applications such as autosys, monitoring tools, databases, middleware, cloud tools, etc.
  • Demonstrate experience in problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to interpret complex issues with technical verbiage and terms and communicate in easily understandable terms
  • Able to quickly and concisely communicate with management on technical issues in non-technical terms and to run large conference calls during incident
  • Must have working experience in MyServices/Service Now or equivalent ticketing system.
  • ITIL, AWS certifications preferred

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass to successfully complete a background investigation.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Req ID: 57381