Business Resiliency Sr. Tech. Lead

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, Virginia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 12, 2020
Closes
Nov 10, 2020
Ref
JR339
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:

Do you want to fast track your career? Are you an accomplished technology leader with a passion for business resiliency? The Single-Family Business Resiliency Team (SFBRT) has an exciting opportunity for a Business Resiliency Senior Technology Lead to join our growing team of hardworking and collaborative professionals with diverse backgrounds.

Our Impact:

Our team partners with owners of critical business processes to demonstrate and maintain continuity of operations - routinely managing multiple time-sensitive business resiliency projects including planning for and executing disaster recovery testing, conducting operational risk and impact assessments, as well as developing Business Continuity plans.

Your Impact:

  • Play a meaningful role to ensure Single Families critical technology dependencies are identified and understood so response/workaround strategies are developed to demonstrate resiliency!!
  • Contribute significant thought leadership to the development of business resiliency program methodologies and approaches.
  • Collaborates with divisional and enterprise teams to establish, maintain and mature program processes and practices to ensure that the program aligns with industry standards and meets regulatory requirements.
  • Facilitates the assessment of operational, financial and reputational impacts of ground-breaking scenarios
  • Facilitates operational risk assessments, business impact analysis, business continuity strategy and measurable plan development in accordance with Enterprise program standards
  • Plans, coordinates, and facilitates tabletop and functional business continuity exercises for various scenarios that provide leaders and subject matter specialists the opportunity to remediate gaps in plans.
  • Manage a variety of tasks and projects of varying scale and complexity.


Qualifications:

  • In-depth understanding of operational risk and business continuity management principles with proven application of these principles in an IT setting. Solid understanding of industry standards.
  • 7-10 years of experience developing business impact analyses, business continuity plans and related testing.
  • Strong project management/change management experience and strong organization/time leadership skills with the ability to quickly analyze business processes, identify their inherent inter-dependencies of people, technology, and upstream/downstream processes, and develop and execute plans to prepare people for growing in a changing work environment.
  • Highly developed relationship management, influencing and leadership skills.
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems or equivalent business experience.
  • Industry certification in business continuity management preferred.


Keys to Success in this Role:

  • Excellent project management, organizational, written and verbal communication, facilitation, risk management, leadership and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to partner with and influence key stakeholders in an open, collaborative environment is key.


Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Risk

FLSA Status:Exempt

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