Fannie Mae Financial Engineer Interview Questions

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Financial Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
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Accepted Offer
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Application

I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Fannie Mae (Washington, DC) in May 2011.

Interview

I got the interview through the director of my program, the interview took one day, we first had lunch with the senior management. then we had two 30 min interview, one is basically behavioral questions like "tell me about this project you did, is there any way you can change the way you did it?"
Another is sort of technical, I was asked to describe the projects I did in a C++ class, and also asked about the real estate asset valuation method. another is a case interview, asked me how to choose two projects for fannie mae, basically you need to NPV and IRR are the 2 ways to evaluate a project.

Interview Questions

  • how to evaluate a real estate property   1 Answer

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    Financial Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Fannie Mae (Washington, DC) in October 2010.

    Interview

    3 rounds, mini-presentation to a panel

    Interview Questions

    • What's an example of a time you failed miserably?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Seemed like a terrible place to work. People were foolishly arrogant.

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    Financial Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Fannie Mae (Washington, DC) in January 2010.

    Interview

    intial phone discussion with recruiter
    1st rd: phone interview with quant team
    final rd: 1:1 interview with vp, laid back...group/panel interview with directors and team members, grilled with math, finance, derivatives, and programming questions...questions focused on bond math, callable/putable bonds, matrix math, coding algorithms, options pricing, and prepayment basics

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