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Fannie Mae Reviews

Updated April 11, 2018
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  1. Featured Review

    "Paralegal"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae full-time

    Pros

    Strong team environment. Interesting work. Good pay and benefits. Focus on employee development.

    Cons

    Tight deadlines. Continually learning new software systems (both a pro and con).

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Software Engineer 3"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Relatively better salary and benefits. This is best company I have worked so far out of 20 years.

    Cons

    Work culture Veries from one group to another. In Bigger groups Management doesn't pay attention to individuals and recognize.

  3. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fannie Mae is a mission driven organization with committed leaders and an evolving culture.

    Cons

    Being highly regulated and in conservatorship since 2008 has limited the company to fully compensate of executives and other leaders in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to drive our mission and focus on customer engagements including our evolving culture, vision and values.


  4. "FM review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    work life, mission based, competitive pay/benefits

    Cons

    flat organization, less opportunities for advancement


  5. "Asset Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time

    Pros

    Salary
    Work Life Balance
    Diverse Work Culture

    Cons

    Promotion into new roles. Seems as if, they prefer hiring from the outside instead of promoting internally


  6. "Diversified Company Culture"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Salary, Health Benefits, Conveniently located near Metro, 401 Match Contributions

    Cons

    Limited Advancement Opportunities within Teams. Must move around to be promoted

    Advice to Management

    Promote within.


  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay vv vv vv vv

    Cons

    No growth opportunities within the company

    Advice to Management

    Promote people vv vv vv vv vv

  8. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of upward mobility, great offices

    Cons

    Work life balance can be stressful at time


  9. "Great place to work! Wonderful people to work with"

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    Former Employee - Data Modeler in Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Data Modeler in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Knowledge sharing is key, very humble peers, hardworking people, upgrading of technology is picking up, training of new technology is picking up

    Cons

    Sometimes management has an air about them and doesn’t reward the employees as well, not much respect for contractors, bonuses sometimes unfair and quite less

    Advice to Management

    Being Agile is different than Doing Agile, Promote from within rather than bringing outside talent


  10. "Positive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time

    Pros

    Significant moves to try to transform into modern financial institution.

    Cons

    The culture of the company does not seem to tolerant conservative views.

    Advice to Management

    There is a need to trim and optimize workforce; too many jobs which are actually coordinators and program managers and not enough "worker bees".


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