Business Rules Senior

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Jul 17, 2019
Jul 26, 2019
Full Time
We are searching for problem solvers. Individuals who bring energy with a fresh and creative perspective to addressing challenges. Collaborators who enjoy the search for business value utilizing technology. Facilitators who thrive in a network of fast-paced teams, primarily supporting Agile projects. Is this you?

A Day in the Life…

Rules Senior will lead the implementation of business rules using The Decision Model methodology to manage business logic. The rules are implemented in our enterprise decision management service which is used by applications and business processes throughout Freddie Mac's largest line of business, the Single-Family business.

Your work will fall into three Primary Categories:

  • Iterating through business requests and performing impact analysis
  • Working with business sponsors and IT to scope project and develop innovative solutions to problems
  • Recommending innovative approaches/solutions to problems, and communicating pros & cons

Set direction
  • A quick check-in with teammates, IT & business partners to coordinating day to day activities
  • Planning release with business sponsors & IT; and coordinating daily activities
  • Coordinating with IT and business partners to ensure alignment to approaches/solutions
  • Working with test teams to ensure rules meet expected behavior

  • Facilitating working session to plan release, review solution, capture requirements or resolve issues
  • Coaching new or junior team members on methodology, rules process & tools and business area
  • Review rules with team, business and IT to ensure they add business value and adhere to standards
  • Driving ideas for process improvements and automation opportunities

We offer a diverse workload, with changing job functions and broad exposure to a variety of business areas and subject matter.

Opportunities for Growth…

In addition to supporting Freddie Mac in creating a better housing finance system and making home possible for millions of families, senior rule analysts enjoy access to a variety of growth & development opportunities:

  • Top-notch internal training in a variety of topics through Freddie Mac University
  • Mentoring at a department and corporate level
  • Networking and leadership opportunities through Employee Resource Groups, such as Rising Leaders
  • Room for career advancement on a team dedicated to promoting from within

The senior role is a great opportunity to gain meaningful experience that will advance your career. We invite you to apply today!



  • Typically 5-7 years of experience in data analytics, risk analytics, and business rules
  • Bachelor's Degree in any field of study combined with related work experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Keys to success in this role:
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the team
  • Strong consultation and communication skills
  • Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction
  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
  • Change leadership
  • A sense of humor

Top Personal Competencies to possess:
  • Leadership - Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
  • Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
  • Customer Focus- Seek and use data and feedback to enhance customer outcomes
  • Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
  • Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Business Requirements Experience
  • Business rules or Decision Modeling Experience
  • Mortgage Industry or Financial Services Experience
  • Knowledge of Business Process Management
  • Service Oriented Architecture or Application Experience
  • Agile or standard project life cycle Experience

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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