Pricing Security Analyst, Professional

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Mar 03, 2021
Mar 10, 2021
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:
The Securitization Analytics team within I&CM Mortgage Capital Market Department focuses on various aspects of the formation, disclosure, distribution, and competitiveness of single-class securities.
Our Impact:
The group monitors activities related to security performance - such as prepayment speeds, pool composition, and seller participation. Single Class Issuance establishes the policies and procedures to be followed when changes are proposed to business activities that may materially affect the security performance, cash flows, prepayment behavior, liquidity and/or valuation of FM's Single-Family mortgage-related securities. Additionally, the group works with Fannie and FHFA to support the UMBS Alignment.
Your Impact:
The Professional will interact with internal business partners including, but not limited to Pricing, Sourcing, Cash Window, Research and modeling, Legal, Security Operations, Compliance, and Portfolio Management. Responsibilities include:
  • Determining origination and securitization market trends, identifying potential issues and opportunities
  • Evaluating and communicating business performance against plans, past performance and peers
  • Participating in the design of models, products, and capital frameworks offerings in collaboration with others
  • Monitoring monthly prepayment performance of $2+ trillion Freddie outstanding securities; identifying outliers (cohort/seller level) that could impact security performance
  • Assisting with analysis related to the Single Security issuance and performance
  • Typically has 2-4 years related experience
  • College degree in Math, Computer science or Finance related fields
  • Proficient in mining and analyzing data with SQL/SAS/R/Python
  • Strong analytic skills with some programming languages
  • Ability to balance baseline activities while supporting multiple projects
  • In depth knowledge of TBA market for mortgage backed securities
Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Ability to work independently and adapt quickly to change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience communicating with external customers
  • Working towards CFA

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:Securitization-Policy-Transact

FLSA Status:Exempt

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