IT Generalist II

Freddie Mac - McLean, VA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $82,000 - $120,000 a year
If you are you are a confident and self-motivated individual with a willingness to learn and adapt in a team environment, we are your next destination employer! Apply to join us (Single Family Servicing and Common Services department of the Information Technology division at Freddie Mac). You will work with business SMEs and identified project stakeholders to develop detailed requirements (functional, non-functional, operational, data quality). In addition, you will document all requirements into appropriate requirements management tools and conduct requirements walkthroughs with the project team and project stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:
Lead and support change control on requirements
Perform data profiling, extensive data analysis, setup mock data for development/unit testing
Work with developers for detailed design document
Develop business rules spreadsheets (BRSs) to document data movement/data transformation rules
Work with developers, data modelers, testers and business area SMEs to support development, system testing, UAT
Support all phases of the project development lifecycle using SDLC, Agile and other project methodologies
Support System Testing, End-to-End testing, and UAT
Contribute to the delivery of the Requirements traceability matrix (RTM)
Support post-production validation
Support project management tasks as defined by the Project Manager
Deliver projects in either Agile or Waterfall software development methodologies, as project dictates
Deliver knowledge transfer sessions to ramp up new team members

Keys to Success:
Problem Solver
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Strong consultation and communication skills
Ability to handle ambiguity while continuing to perform and deliver
Accountable for deliverables

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess:
Drive for Execution – Treat obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses
Customer Focus – Deliver prompt and high quality customer service
Seek and Embrace Change – Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
Minimum of two (2) years of Systems Analysis experience
Minimum of one (1) year of current and hands-on experience with complex SQL and high-volume Relational databases
Minimum of one (1) year of current and hands-on experience with Requirements Management Software such as DOORS
Minimum of one (1) year of current and hands-on experience with MS-Office and Visio
Ability to communicate with business users and help elicit business requirements
Ability to translate Business Requirements into Information/Data requirements
Ability to work with project management and technical development teams; build and maintain technical/project documentation; participate in project estimation
Strong analytical skills, proficiency in root cause analysis, and ability to solve problems and craft business solutions
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical equivalent
Strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and listening skill sets
Proven track record to learn quickly
General knowledge of secondary mortgage industry
Waterfall and Agile methodology experience
Ability to read Java code
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. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.