Financial Model Mortgage Trading Tools Development Lead - Investments & Capital Markets

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Sep 13, 2019
Sep 25, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time
Are you looking to be a part of a team that will help create our next generation of trading tools that will support a diverse portfolio of mortgage and rates products? If so, then we have the position for you! The Investments & Capital Markets division is seeking a Technical Manager for this role, which involves development to support a trading operation, a high-performance computing environment, and fixed income analytics.

This position can sit in NYC or McLean, VA.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and be comfortable with explaining and exchanging ideas with senior management and users of our analytic tools. The person needs to have background in Java programming with some experience supporting production applications

Your Work Falls into Three Primary Categories:

Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Communicate and work as the point person with senior management in the division for our analytics tools.
  • Design, develop and support systems within the financial modeling and research area.
  • Design and develop new code and review existing code changes to ensure standard technology development practices are met.

Team Management and Leadership
  • Assist in the operational execution of software solutions to assist with the monitoring and control of market and credit risks.
  • Assist with application development, modifying and/or maintaining applications and associated testing. Demonstrate knowledge of development tools and languages.

Operations and Technology
  • May assist other areas of financial research and engineering when defining requirements for systems applications.


  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in Computer Science, Financial Engineering, or a related quantitative discipline
  • Java 8.x , N-Tier RESTful Webservices/ Angular JS/ JQuery
  • AWS Cloud, Grid computing,
  • UNIX Shell Scripting/Perl/Python

Keys to Success in This Role
  • Bringing an analytical and imaginative mindset to work every day
  • Having a passion for advanced technologies
  • Being a rigorous developer
  • Learning the business as it happens.
  • An ability to work independently, communicate well, and emulate an agile mindset

Top Three Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Partnership - Speak up, be honest and be candid (and encourage others to speak up too)
  • Drive for Execution - Treat obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses
  • Customer Focus (Internal and External) - Personally engage with customers to learn their needs

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Finance knowledge, specifically fixed income products in mortgage finance

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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