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Business Analyst III

DC, WA Fannie Mae

THE COMPANY

Are you interested in helping solve today’s most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America. We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.

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

JOB INFORMATION

Examine, assess, and document business operations and procedures of operating or administrative unit. Relate these procedures to IT/IS systems and applications that are designed to enable the operating unit to accomplish its objectives. Assist operating unit staff by developing reports, downloads, and analyses from discipline-specific systems and applications. Provide input to IT/IS specialists in development projects to assist in developing specifications and functionalities in IT systems.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS



  • Assess business operations and processes of assigned office or business unit to understand procedures, information flows and handoffs, decisions, communications pathways and the like.
  • Participate in meetings and projects with client staff, project managers, and developers to automate, upgrade, or expand applications that accomplish business operations of assigned work unit(s).
  • Create, design, and format technical specification documentation including architecture diagrams, process flows, and other information or processes needed to describe required system changes for development, QA, and other internal customers.
  • May provide support to applications in production by tracking production problems and troubleshooting them to sustain application in production.
  • Develop queries, analyses, or reports from applications for operations or management staff of assigned business unit(s).
  • Provide guidance or technical supervision to less experienced staff performing similar functions.


EDUCATION  


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required    

 MINIMUM EXPERIENCE  


  • 4+ years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS   



  • Must have strong analytical skills including ability to analyze large quantities of data

  • Must have familiarity with Agile methodology – writing User Stories, testing etc

  • Must have ability to quickly understand and grasp complex processes and concepts that require strong mathematics background (such as pricing and best execution for a loan)

  • Ability to work independently on complex tasks and lead/provide direction to junior staff members

  • Understanding of the mortgage lifecycle, MBS, hedging and trading concepts strongly preferred

  • Understanding of SDLC and its various phases including Agile/Scrum and Kanban

  • Must have experience juggling multiple priorities and working in a fast paced environment

  • Must have strong SQL and MS Office skills

  • Ability to build consensus and drive decisions

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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