JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
C3 -- Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Fannie Mae is the leading source of residential mortgage credit in the U.S. secondary market, Fannie Mae supports today's economic recovery and helps build a sustainable housing finance system. We exist to provide reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in all US communities at all times so people can buy, refinance or rent homes.
We work to establish and implement industry standards‚ develop better tools to price and manage credit risk‚ build new infrastructure to ensure a liquid and efficient market‚ and facilitate the collection and reporting of data for accurate financial reporting and improved risk management.
Apply statistical methods and economic intuition to answer questions relating to the valuation of collateral, the expectation of default, etc… as well as improve the efficiency of existing business processes. The Innovation Lab often employs new technology and/or non-traditional data sources in order to solve problems more effectively and efficiently. The candidate would be expected to collaborate on product development with individuals of varied skill sets; from finance subject-matter experts to web developers and database engineers. The ideal candidate features strong analytical and communication skills, with formal coding experience (SAS, R, Java, SQL) a significant bonus.
- Cover Letter