Financial Model Development Sr (Java)

Quantitative Analytics & Modeling
McLean, VA
December 18, 2017
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Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Financial Model Development Senior who specializes in Web based application development and Java programming with some production operations experience to join our Investments & Capital Markets Division. The department develops, enhances, and maintains applications primarily for our Investments and Capital Markets and Single Family Division.

Responsibilities include:
*Design, develop and support systems within the financial modeling and research area.
*Design and develop new code and review existing code changes to ensure standard technology development practices are met.
*Assist in the operational execution of software solutions to assist with the monitoring and control of market and credit risks.
*Assist with application development, modifying and/or maintaining applications and associated testing. Demonstrate knowledge of Development tools and languages.
*May assist other areas of financial research and engineering when defining requirements for systems applications.


* Typically has at least 5 to 7 years of hands-on software development, testing, and delivery experience, including partnering with internal and external groups
* Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Financial Engineering, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline
* Finance knowledge, ideally of fixed income products and derivatives
* Experience with:
◦ Objected-oriented programming (e.g., in Java, Python, or C#)
◦ Relational databases (e.g., Sybase/DB2/SQL Server)
◦ Automated unit and integration testing (e.g., JUnit, Mockito, JaCoCo, pytest)
◦ Version control (e.g., Git/GitLab, SVN)
◦ Continuous integration tools (e.g., Jenkins, Gradle/Maven)

Preferred Skills

* CFA or FRM professional certification
* Knowledge of the following:
◦ Docker
◦ Linux
◦ JavaScript
◦ Big data technologies in Hadoop ecosystem (e.g., Apache Spark, HDFS)
◦ IBM Platform Symphony/Grid computing experience
◦ N-Tier RESTful web services

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.