Data Business Analyst

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 17, 2019
Closes
Jun 16, 2019
Ref
11844BR
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Do you have a combination of data analysis and data project support experience? Are you someone who thrives on collaborating with the business and technology to ensure a successful outcome for your stakeholders? If so, apply today to join Freddie Mac's growing Single-Family Data department as our newest Data Business Analyst!

This position is in the Single-Family Data Governance & Management organization on the Approved Provisioning Points (APPs) team. APPs team provides business ownership and management for Contract, Loan, Mortgage Back Securities (MBS), Primary Market Loan (PML), and Rep & Warrant (R&W) APPs along with Common Transformation Services (CTS) to ensure data accessibility, availability, accuracy, and integrity. We provide initiative/project & governance support and business operations support for the APPs.

Initiative/Project Governance Support:
 Impact Analysis
 Requirements
 User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
 Post Production Validation

Responsibilities include:

* Perform data issue/problem management, research potential data exceptions, and initiative/project engagement: data analysis, leveraging current sources including databases, data and process models, business requirements and other artifacts.
* Provide project support on assigned projects: gather, analyze, evaluate, and document business requirements, conduct User Acceptance Testing (UAT), perform post production validation.
* Act as liaison between business area and technical support teams to ensure all parties have complete understanding of issues/requests, requirements and process steps to ensure alignment and successful outcome.
* Independently determines and develops approach to solutions, working under limited direction.
* Follows established processes, procedures, and directions.
* Responsible for maintaining process documentation and other relevant records as needed.

Qualifications

* College Degree or equivalent experience
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Work, Excel, etc.)
* Good written and verbal communication
* Experience with analyzing Mainframe dataset and Mainframe tools
* Solid experience with SQL and/or XML/XSD
* Experience with DB2 and Oracle database
* Strong data analysis, research and analytical skills

Key to success in this role

* A sense of humor
* Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
* Ability to work with and collaborate across the team and where silos exist
* Ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships inside and outside of the APPs team
* Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and how to do things better

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess

* Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance
* Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
* Growth and Development - Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete

Preferred Skills

* Experience in the Mortgage industry, Freddie Mac, and operational processes and information needs are a plus
* Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to changes
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
* Ability to work independently or as part of a team
* Experience working on Agile Methodology projects

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. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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