Portfolio Analytics Manager (Quantitative & Business Strategy)

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Oct 18, 2019
Oct 31, 2019
Full Time
Are you someone who thrives on implementing analytics to influence business strategy and decision making?
If you are experienced in quantitive analytics, with a deep knowledge of Single-Family Mortgage portfolio risk and valuation, with expertise in logistic regressions, machine learning and using econometrics and statistical techniques, then apply today and join our Portfolio Analytics Team at Freddie Mac!

Single Family Portfolio Strategy team provides the strategic support to Single Family Portfolio Management. The Portfolio Performance Analytics Manager position in this group will responsible for the development and execution of quantitative/analytic models and applications in support of analytic functions and portfolio management, to include measure and forecast portfolio performance. The analytic work will be focused on portfolio credit risk and P&L. In addition, the Manager will also be the leader in developing and building systems that will enable complex portfolio behavior simulation. The Manager will work independently in determining and developing innovative approaches to solutions and will lead projects and team.

Your Work Falls into Two Primary Categories:

Quantitative Analytics & Business Strategy

  • Develop, test, and evaluate new portfolio management strategy using statistical regressions and complex quantitative analytics
  • Develop new and enhance existing Single Family Portfolio performance metrics
  • Develop new and enhance existing portfolio performance measuring model applications and analytics
  • Develop new and enhance existing systems to enable portfolio performance measurement
  • Report Single Family Portfolio performance and forecast portfolio behavior under alternative scenario
  • Act as subject matter expert in collaboration with modelling and Financial Engineering teams in model development and system build


  • MS degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Engineering, Data science, or a directly related quantitative field with at least 8 years of related post-graduate work experience, or a BS Degree with a combination of equivalent work experience.
  • Strong leadership, planning and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience with logistic regressions, regularized estimation, machine learning, optimization and other modern econometric/statistics estimation techniques
  • Strong SAS and R or Python programming skills
  • Deep knowledge about Single Family Mortgage portfolio risk and valuation
  • Ability to work effectively with short deadlines
  • Strong analytical logic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Experience empirical Bayesian techniques
  • Demonstrated business acumen, intellectual maturity, and relationship management skills

Keys to Success in this Role
  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
  • Deep curiosity to learn about new subjects
  • Strong consultation and communication skills
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the teams and where silos exist

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Leadership - Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
  • Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
  • Growth and Development - Know and learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully complete

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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