Products Portfolio Manager Technical Lead

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 11, 2019
Closes
Jun 22, 2019
Ref
12012BR
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
The Investment and Capital Markets Division (I&CM) of Freddie Mac's software development team is looking for a Technology Portfolio Manager Technical Lead to understand and help drive direction for over 100 technology products owned by I&CM. This is a newly created role you will help to shape as you tackle several diverse responsibilities.

Your work falls into three primary categories:

Research and develop a catalog of the full application stack owned by ICM BTO

  • Working with business users and application SMEs, understand and document the following for every product:: Business purpose, stakeholders, interfaces, interdependencies on other ICM products, any databases updated by the product, dependency on other databases (ICM or other).
  • Document the databases ICM products depend

Continuously monitor the set of products for redundancy and consistency with ICM BTO standards and best practices
  • Help review and document new proposals for software products, including analyzing if something that could be leveraged already exists
  • Analyze existing products with a view to eliminating redundancy and retiring out of date applications.
  • Review products for transformation to Modern Delivery

Assist with Developing New Documentation Standards for Modern Delivery
  • Help develop new standards for developing system documentation for proprietary products developed in JAVA and other high-level languages.
  • Develop an understanding of SOX compliance and assist with developing documentation that can be used by SOX testers
  • Assist scrum teams and scrum masters with business analysis, documentation, and test planning as needed


Qualifications

  • 7+ years senior business analyst in financial institutions
  • 7+ years project management, delivering software products to business users
  • Undergraduate degree in Comp Sci and/or Business with a Finance concentration
  • MBA helpful
  • Business Analysis/Financial Products Knowledge
  • JAVA and SQL experience
  • Strong Knowledge of MS Office Suite, including Project, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint

Keys to Success:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, performing data analysis and writing business requirements and systems documentation will be a large part of the job
  • Strong interpersonal skills: need to be comfortable interfacing with technical and business staff at all different levels of seniority about the products they use.
  • An understanding of business priorities and ability to translate into realistic IT goals
  • Strong discipline in structured and test-driven development while embracing agility

Top Personal Competencies to Possess:
  • Partnership: Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
  • Customer Focus (Internal and External): Deliver prompt and high quality customer service
  • Drive for Execution: Be accountable for strong individual and team performance


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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