Quantitative Analyst III

Job Description

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

A senior analyst who is focused on continued personal contribution. Has robust and deep subject matter expertise and highly developed technical capability. While not leaders in the sense of traditional people managers, they lead by example with their significant and boundary pushing solutions. Often tasked with some of the most difficult and complicated matters in their area. They will also be engaged in unsolicited research in order to mine risks or process advantages by contributing to tailored, self-developed or as a critical contributor to broader analytic offerings.


  • Interfaces effectively and collaboratively with business customers, other areas of the analytics division, and vendors to provide solutions for business problems.
  • Is considered an expert in their area (both business and technical aspects) and can provide mentorship and guidance to others in as needed.
  • Engages in day to day development of highly technical product.
  • Often will be the sole engine for creative design, technical implementation, and user interfaces for their self-developed products, leveraging the capabilities of other support teams as needed.
  • Contributes to the development of data products but is not the owner or primary developer. They are however heavy users of data products developed by team members.
  • Responsible for compliance with all levels of governance and best practices in implementation and automation.
  • Works with data both institutional and outside of the company, builds intuitive and meaningful reporting or analytic explorative items for personal or business consumption, is technically capable of full development cycle including continued automation and quality control best practices, and effectively champions their products to their desired customer base.
  • Responsible for development of and maintenance of a research agenda in their supporting area.
  • Identifies effect champions and stakeholders for their research and other work products to ensure addressing of business concerns.


Education Level Required

  • Bachelors
Education Level Preferred
  • Masters

  • 6-8 years of experience


  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills with the ability to conduct analysis independently to address complex business problems / issues.
  • Ability to systematically apply statistical and/or logical techniques to describe and evaluate data, including data mining and time series analysis, and to design intuitive data visualizations and key business metrics.
  • Strong knowledge of relational Database/Oracle, strong technical fundamentals in R (or Python) and SAS is required.
  • Experience with analytical and/or reporting tools such as SQL, MS Excel/Access, Tableau etc. Advanced MS Office skills.
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Big data is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in providing insights and/or explaining complex analysis to business partners and senior management.
  • Ability to perform in high pressure environment requiring effective multi-tasking and prioritization.
  • Cross-functional business skills, excellent facilitation skills with ability to interact with colleagues and management at all levels.
  • Experience in financial services/banking industry and mortgage industry preferred.
  • Graduate level education in Data Science, Statistics, Economics or Finance preferred 


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: 57823