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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Risk Analytics Professional
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Freddie Mac | Mc Lean, VA
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Job Description

Position Overview

The Single-Family Credit Analytics & Reporting group is currently seeking a Risk Analytics Professional to join the team. The role gathers, interprets, and communicates data in support of the Single Family credit analytics function. The position requires the use of independent judgment to perform proactive and reactive analyses supporting recommendations to management.

Responsibilities include:

* Create and interpret reports to understand Single Family credit risk
* Gain in-depth understanding of source data and related controls to ensure integrity of reporting and analysis
* Support ad hoc analysis, data querying and reporting needs
* After appropriate review and discussion, communicate results to internal customers and recommend actionable ways to mitigate credit risk
* Develop and demonstrate subject matter expertise in various aspects of Single Family credit risk
* Perform research and analytics to assist in the development of single family credit policies
* Use data mining tools to effectively and efficiently gather appropriate reporting and analysis data
* Conceptualize and implement tools and methods to evaluate risk
* Employ complex statistical analysis to derive drivers of credit risk
* Apply basic understanding of standard risk management and controls assurance principles, theories, concepts, and techniques


* Typically has 2 to 4 years of related experience
* Undergraduate degree in Statistics, Economics, Business, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science or related field or equivalent experience
* Advanced proficiency with common data analysis and professional communication tools
* Proven quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and high quality self-review of work products
* Must be able to manage multiple priorities, meet rigorous deadlines, identify and escalate issues appropriately to supervisors and management, and assimilate constructive feedback
* Must possess strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Skills

* Advanced MS Excel with VBA experience
* 2+ years recent experience with analytical, data querying, visualization, and reporting tools such as SQL, SAS, R, Microstrategy, Tableau, or Spotfire (would be plus)
* Advanced qualifications or experience in Statistics, Economics, Business, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science or related field
* 1+ year mortgage industry or financial / credit analysis experience
* Knowledge of and experience with GSE loan-level data and single-family credit default models

Closing Statement

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.

About Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac is engaged in purchasing residential mortgages and mortgage-related securities in the secondary mortgage market and securitizing them into mortgage-related securities that can be sold to investors. The Company purchases single-family and multifamily mortgage-related securities for its mortgage-related investments portfolio. It also purchases multifamily residential mortgages in the secondary mortgage market and hold those loans either for investment or sale. Freddie Mac finances purchases of its mortgage-related securities and mortgage loans, and manages its interest-rate and other market risks, primarily by issuing a variety of debt instruments and entering into derivative contracts in the capital markets. The Company operates in three segments: Investments, Single-family Guarantee and Multifamily. (Source: 10-K)