Financial Engineering Tech Lead - Investments & Capital Markets

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 20, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time
Are you looking for development beyond the ordinary? A place full of interesting challenges and the engineers up to solving them? Then welcome to Financial Engineering. This is the place where the models become software, where many of the numbers that drive our business decisions are produced.

Freddie Mac's Investments & Capital Markets Division is currently seeking a Financial Engineering Technical Lead who will provide technical leadership, willing to be hands on. The ideal candidate will have expert technical hands on background, analytical mindset and be passionate with implementing quantitative models, providing technical leadership and continuously improve existing solutions.

Your Work Falls into One Primary Category:

Design and Implement
  • Design and Implement high quality credit/economic model application frameworks and use those frameworks to build end to end applications
  • Actively investigating to improve quality of solution either new or existing
  • Customer satisfaction is high priority
  • Ability to evaluate and propose new relevant technologies
  • Hands on day to day lead developer role i.e. mostly writing code and development related activities


  • 8 + years of related end-to-end software development experience
  • College Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Expert programming skills in Java preferably 1.8 or higher and related application development stack
  • Practical experience with TDD, Continuous Integration and good exposure to technology stack for DevOps
  • Solid understanding and practical experience of latest web technologies
  • Good team player and individual contributor

Keys to Success in This Role
  • Initiate and own ideas
  • Collaborate across teams and be accountable
  • Attention to details

Top Three Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Leadership - Execute upon a clear vision and goals; good communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
  • Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships within the team; good team player
  • Drive for Execution - Execute effectively with a clear direction and objective, good ownership

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Experience with building reusable application frameworks
  • Hands on experience with performance tuning

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.