Are you persistent with puzzles? Do you want to expand and refine your quantitative skills? We need someone willing to learn the meta-mortgage game from origin to end. Someone to master analytic methods of collateral valuation and evaluating Freddie Mac's competitive position in the mortgage market. If you are determined, self-motivated and persistent in the pursuit of understanding, then apply today to our Pricing Analytics Team!<br /><br />In this new role as a Fixed Income Securities Pricing Analyst, you will be part of a small, veteran team responsible for answering questions that impact Freddie Mac's competitiveness.<br /><br /><strong>Your Work Falls into These Two Primary Categories: </strong><br /><br /><strong>Profit & Market Share</strong> <br /> <ul> <li>Monitor and assess daily changes in market share and profitability.</li> <li>Stewardship of Profit code which values all loans purchased by Freddie Mac daily.</li> <li>Backup for Market Share code designed to capture Freddie Mac competitive position in the GSE and Agency market.</li> <li>Data Mining of market information and purchased loans.</li> <li>Data scientist responsible for in-depth, comprehensive understanding of the potential value and possible weaknesses of available information.</li> <li>Research market and profit trends.</li> <li>Data visualization.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /> <ul> <li>4 plus years of relevant experience</li> <li>Bachelor's Degree</li> <li>Quantitative proficiency.</li> <li>Passion for extracting information and understanding from data.</li> <li>Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.</li> <li>Ability to self-teach and work without detailed instruction.</li> <li>Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations</li> <li>Must be a team player and be able to work collaboratively.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Keys to Success in This Role</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Willingness to embrace and master SAS coding. </li> <li>Determination and curiosity.</li> <li>Attention to detail.</li> <li>Scientific approach to study.</li> <li>Relentless pursuit of understanding.</li> <li>Independent learning – Be able teach yourself and share your findings.</li> <li>Calm in chaos – Be able to find patterns in complex data. </li> </ul> <br /><strong>Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Drive for Execution – Be accountable for strong individual performance treating obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses.</li> <li>Customer Focus (Internal and External): Deliver prompt and high-quality customer service</li> <li>Partnership: Build trust and strong partnerships through my own actions</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Preferred Skills</b><br /><br /><strong>Preferred Skills</strong><br /> <ul> <li>SAS or SQL programming experience (R, or scripting languages are nice too).</li> <li>Experience and knowledge of secondary mortgage market.</li> <li>Fixed-income knowledge.</li> <li>Statistical modeling experience. </li> </ul> <br /><br />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.