Portfolio Management Analytics Senior

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 19, 2019
Closes
Jun 29, 2019
Ref
12063BR
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Freddie Mac Single Family division is seeking a Servicing Portfolio Analytics Senior to develop, implement the methods and tools of assessing Freddie Mac portfolio servicing performance. The team is looking for a highly motivated analyst passionate about data and applying quantitative methods to business questions.

Your work falls into three primary categories:

Develop, improve and implement quantitative tools
  • Combine business understanding and quantitative methods to develop and enhance portfolio performance valuation processes, measurement metrics and analytical tools used to assess and monitor the performance of mortgage portfolio.

Credit risk and benefit valuation
  • Develop analytics to value the risk, benefits and cashflow associated with portfolio performance and policy
  • Validate financial models of mortgage cash flow and performance

Ad hoc analytics and reports
  • Perform hands-on analysis on a large quantity of complicated data from many sources with significant variability to discover business logic and make business proposals to the management team
  • Apply economic theories and business intuition to discover the causality and effects from complicated logics between variables in massive data to support business decisions


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in physics, applied mathematics, economics or related quantitative discipline
  • Typically 5+ years of experience with focus on quantitative finance or economics research
  • Strong data and financial analytical skills
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Experience with UNIX Scripting and strong programming skills with R, Python and SQL

Keys to success
  • Self-motivated and desire to own a project. Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Ability to understand and translate complex business requirements to define relevant analytics problems and translate the solution back into business terms
  • Proven abilities to analyze risk using quantitative and qualitative information
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good oral and written communications skills

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess
  • Customer Focus - Deliver prompt and high quality customer service
  • Drive for Execution - Treat obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses
  • Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's action


Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • An advanced degree in quantitative field is highly preferred


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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