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Risk Management Rotational Analyst - Quantitative

At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you’ll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.
Employees, contingent workers and visitors are no longer required to show proof of vaccination to be on-site. Effective January 2023, Freddie Mac’s hybrid work arrangement is 3 days in the office (specifically Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday).

Position Overview:

If you’re looking for a place where ability is nurtured, creativity is stimulated, and diversity is embraced, you’ll find all that and more at Freddie Mac. You’ll experience some of the most important and exciting work of your career. We’re creating a better housing finance system and making homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable. With all that we have to offer, it’s no wonder we’ve become a destination employer for so many ambitious professionals. Come find out for yourself!

Our Impact:

Enterprise Risk Management’s objective is to build strong, effective and efficient risk management in order to help manage risk and capital and the largest financial institutions. We are responsible for independent oversight and assessment of the company’s financial and non-financial risks. We establish and communicate the enterprise risk framework — including corporate risk policies and standards — while promoting a strong risk culture.
As a member of the Enterprise Graduate Risk Rotation program – a two-year analyst rotation program that allows you to work in different risk management areas such as Credit, Market and Model risk. Our analyst program is designed to help you build a broad skill set, develop a comprehensive foundation in risk management, and accelerate your career growth by gaining exposure to Freddie Mac’s enterprise-level risk management function. The program offers you an opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the company’s risk management objectives and provides exposure to a wide spectrum of risk disciplines that will allow you to build on the knowledge and analytical skills you have acquired through your advanced studies. You will work with some of the brightest minds in the financial services industry and develop your knowledge of risk management, all while building valuable skills and making lifelong connections.

Your Impact:

As a participant in our Graduate Risk Rotation Program, you will develop, use and/or analyze quantitative models that assess the market, credit and/or model risks of new and existing financial and mortgage products or portfolios to support business and risk decisions with the ability to work in several areas of risk management on one or more of the following activities:
  • Evaluate and monitor the portfolio against established criteria and make recommendations for holding current level of risk or mitigating risks through credit risk transfers
  • Develop, use and/or analyze quantitative models that assess the market, credit and/or operational risks of new and existing financial and mortgage products or portfolios
  • Monitor and analyze the organization's market risk exposure on a day-to-day and long-term basis for various financial products, monitoring trading limits and reviewing transactions over the established limits
  • Develop, validate or evaluate model input, methodology, implementation and output of models or analytic applications
  • Execute, and document complex financial models
  • Provide model use risk assessments based on findings
  • Provide modeling and analytical assistance to a line of business or product area, functioning as day-to-day technical expert.
  • Evaluate and manage risks associated with the company's models and/or model applications
  • Perform model validation reviews, establishing performance thresholds, researching model approaches, or creating alternative models
You will also benefit from continuous learning and training that develops you personally as well as professionally. You’ll start shaping your future from day one by taking on increasing responsibility and delivering work that’s of real value to our business:
  • Build your technical analytical skills
  • Develop risk management training through internal risk curriculum program
  • Develop secondary market business understanding
  • Assignment to an Officer Mentor
  • Enhance your personal brand
  • Give back to the community


  • Advanced degree or foreign equivalent in data science, applied mathematics, economics, physics, econometrics, finance, engineering, statistics, computer science or related quantitative discipline
  • Graduated within 12 months of start date
  • Available to start in either January or June 2023
  • Three to seven years of professional work experience
Preferred Skills
  • Programming experience in SAR, R, Mat lab and/or C++

Keys to Success in this Role:

  • Execution focused, with proven initiative, personal accountability and leadership
  • Strong consultation and influencing skills
  • Ability to work with and collaborate within a team and across the broader organization
  • Ability to work independently and adapt in a changing environment
  • Curiosity to learn and challenge the status quo
  • Interest or experience in financial markets, securitization, trading of financial products, or loan and security portfolio management
Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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Time-type:Full timeJob Category:FLSA Status:ExemptFreddie Mac provides anticipated base salary ranges where required by law.