Fannie Mae Careers

Quantitative Modeler II

Washington, District of Columbia
Economics & Analytics


Job Description

THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

Support, develop, assess, and execute statistical, mathematical, economic, and financial models for business decision making, risk assessment, financial valuation, and performance measurement in all areas of mortgage finance business.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Under the direction of supervisor or senior staff, conduct theoretical and empirical research using public and proprietary data in all areas of mortgage finance business, including mortgage products and securities, borrower behavior, investment and hedging strategies, residential property valuation, macroeconomic models including housing prices and interest rates, financial valuation of finance assets and derivatives, economic capital, and stress testing.
  • Apply mathematical, statistical, and econometric techniques to help provide innovative, thorough, and practical solutions to support business strategies and initiatives.
  • Utilize data mining and statistical techniques to help develop analytic insights, sound hypotheses, and informed recommendations.
  • Identify opportunities to apply quantitative methods to improve business performance
  • Complete modeling tasks in accordance with established company policies and generally-accepted modeling practices
  • Perform analyses to assess the quality and risk of model methodologies, outputs, and processes under supervision
  • Apply understanding of relevant business context to properly interpret model results, monitor performance and assess risks
  • Conduct ad hoc quantitative analyses, modeling, or programming using SAS, SQL, R, or Python
  • Communicate technical subject matter clearly and concisely, both verbally and through written communication
  • Work and collaborate effectively as part of a team
EDUCATION
  • Post graduate degree in economics or statistics, PhD preferred
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 2+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Experience in economic and statistics modeling with large data

  • Can interpret model results, prepare model documents, and present models results to business users

  • Proficient in statistics software packages such as SAS, R, Python

  • Effective and good communication skills

  • Able to work in a team environment, highly motivated to work

                                      
EMPLOYMENT              

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.
 
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Req ID: 54417