Quantitative Analytics Senior

7950BR
Quantitative Analytics & Modeling
McLean, VA
October 26, 2017
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Position Overview

Freddie Mac’s Single Family Division is currently seeking a Quantitative Analytics Senior, who is responsible for the support, development and execution of mortgage underwriting and/or servicing models. The position exists within Housing Analysis and Research Model team.

Responsibilities include:
* Developing analytical methods and models that assess the credit risk and borrower behavior for Single Family mortgages.
* Providing innovative, thorough and practical solutions to an extensive range of demanding and complicated business problems.
* Developing and Presenting analytic and modeling results to business managers in support of business strategy and objectives.
* Creating model documentation, validation and testing of production models in support of independent model reviews required for implementation.
* Providing modeling and analytical support to a line of business or product area, functioning as the day-to-day technical expert.
* Working under limited direction, independently determining and developing approach to solutions.

Qualifications

* PhD in Economics, Statistics, or a directly related quantitative field; or Master’s degree with at least three years of related post-graduate work experience
* At least one year of previous modeling related research or internships, in addition to significant coursework and research in quantitative fields
* Strong programming skills in SAS, R or other statistical packages
* Experience working with large data sets

Preferred Skills

* Exceptional quantitative, empirical analysis, and research skills
* Strong knowledge of econometric models, tools and techniques
* Familiarity with a range of machine learning techniques and capabilities
* Experience with mortgage or consumer credit risk models, data, and processes.
* Good communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills

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.