Senior Systems Analyst

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Oct 20, 2020
Nov 07, 2020
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:

We are looking for a dynamic problem solver and strategic thinker to meet partner needs for both the application portfolio and architecture modeling tool! The Senior Systems Analyst will be responsible for taking user requirements and identifying the best solutions. Solutions are innovative, detailed, and practicable. You will work under limited direction in this role and independently resolve and develop approaches to solutions. You will also interact with senior customer personnel on significant technical matters that frequently require coordination across organizational lines.

You will have a role in setting the strategic direction of all future work!


Our Impact:

Our team is responsible for:
  • Application Profile
  • Architecture Modeling Repository
Our team contributes to:
  • Application Creation and Retirement
  • IT Sustainability
  • Incident Management
  • Modern Delivery
  • Release Management

This role will help lead the application portfolio which collects application and other information from numerous systems of record and aligns data to architecture and business concepts. The application portfolio is used by a large portion of IT and leveraged by over two dozen downstream systems.

The Architecture Modeling Repository is a collaborative work space for storing architecture models. These models are key deliverables in deployment/development activities.

Your Impact:

You will be an integral part of a robust and collaborative team and expected to:
  • Lead team meetings
  • Lead junior team members
  • Run agile stand-ups
  • Advise leadership on roadmaps
  • Supports planning activities, such as impact assessments, requirement/level of effort analysis and developer task assignments
  • Execute strategic objectives of parent organizations
  • Find opportunities for automation, process improvement
  • Build useful reports based on data analysis
  • Collaborate with other teams and organizations

  • 5+ years of experience in systems development, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Significant experience identifying requirements and solutioning outcomes
  • Knowledge of ETL, API and connector-based integrations
  • Proficiency in SQL reading/ query writing
  • Familiarity with Planview CTM (formerly Troux) is a strong plus
  • Validated knowledge of relational databases, XML and web services (SOAP/REST)
  • Experience with SSRS / Tableau / Micro Strategy or similar BI tools
  • Understanding of the system development life cycle and of enterprise architecture
  • Validated understanding of enterprise data architecture and data models
  • Hands-on experience with architecture and business process modeling
  • Knowledge of Data governance. Catalog/Glossary/Metadata Tools such as Collibra and Software AG's ARIS tool
  • Knows how to work within the organization; understands the agendas and perspectives of others
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel-including macros and formulas)

Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Excellent analytical, organization, project, and time management skills, strong judgement, and ability to work independently and effectively with team members, senior management, other technology personnel, clients and vendors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present to the target audience
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution
  • Ability to assert ideas and gain support and commitment from others

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:Information Technology

FLSA Status:Exempt

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