Freddie Mac Reviews

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Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton
Donald H. Layton
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    Excellent Company for Indians in America

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in McLean, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in McLean, VA (US)

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent company to sponsor H1B in America. Seems like everyone else in IT is from India. Excellent opportunity. Tuition reimbursement, Free Gym, Covered Parking. Business area support us. They even have a course to help with your english.

    Cons

    Not much pay. Little challenge. Have to sit in a conference room.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your workers who support you.

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Freddie Mac Interviews

Updated 18 Oct, 2014
Updated 18 Oct, 2014

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    Finance/Accounting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Freddie Mac.

    Interview Details

    Applied through university career website. Got contacted for a phone interview. Recruiter was hospitable, asked mainly behavioral/fit questions. Asked why my major/minor and why the company/position. Research a little bit about the mortgage markets and focus on "tell me about a time" questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time where you had to take an unpopular stance on a situation   View Answer
    Declined Offer
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Freddie Mac Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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Additional Info

Website www.freddiemac.com
Headquarters Mc Lean, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1970
Type Company - Public
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Sallie Mae, Fannie Mae

These siblings know there's no place like home. Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Freddie Mac (officially Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) and Fannie Mae were established to buy residential mortgages and boost the housing market. They do so by purchasing mortgages from lenders and packaging them for resale, thereby mitigating risk and allowing lenders to provide mortgages to those who may not otherwise qualify. The agency also provides assistance for affordable rental housing. Together, Fannie and Freddie guarantee some 70% of all new home loans in the US. Due... More

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