Portfolio Management and Capital Markets Analyst

Investments & Capital Markets
McLean, VA
January 17, 2018
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Position Overview

This program is designed to develop analysts with a strong understanding of the financial system and capital markets, as analysts learn how to structure and price cash flows and trades and develop the core skillsets necessary to be a well-rounded portfolio manager.

Analysts will develop integral capital markets skills through active portfolio management – hedging, pricing, and structuring – of one of the world’s largest credit guarantee businesses. Analysts will be placed in four separate rotations over a two-year time period. Program rotations are selected based on interests and previous professional and educational experiences, and include:

*Credit Risk Transfer: Transfers and securitizes mortgage credit risk to private investors through multiple types of structured transactions
*Loan Portfolio Management & Structuring: Manages Freddie Mac’s distressed whole loan portfolio and legacy non-Agency MBS portfolio
*Securitization: Responsible for Freddie Mac’s securitization process and efforts to create a single MBS security
*Servicing Capital Markets: Manages the performance of Freddie Mac’s guarantee portfolio through distressed whole loan portfolio sales, re-performing loans sales, and structured negotiated servicing transfers
*Pricing: Determines the appropriate level of fees for guaranteeing principal and interest on residential mortgages.
*Cash Window (Trading): Responsible for the loan aggregation operation through MBS trading, mortgage services to customers, pooling and analytics, and pipeline risk management.
*Other portfolio management related areas.


  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Demonstrated interest in finance and capital markets through academic and professional experience
  • Strong teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills to work effectively with stakeholders across the firm and interact with global investors/clients
  • The program is seeking top candidates graduating in the following disciplines: Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Analytics, and other related fields.

Closing Statement

Freddie Mac is a shareholder-owned company with an important public mission: to make home possible for more of America’s families. To do this, we need smart, creative people from diverse backgrounds who want to make a difference in other people’s lives as well as their own. We demonstrate our commitment to employees by providing a comprehensive Total Rewards Program. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity employer who firmly supports and recognizes the value of diversity. EOE, M/F/D/V.

The hired candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Freddie Mac does not intend to support hiring any students, exchange visitors, or recent graduates on F-1, J-1, or M-1 visas, or any individuals requiring sponsorship for an employment based visa application (such as H-1B) in connection with these openings.