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Updated January 19, 2018
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  1. "Sr. Architect"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Architect in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Architect in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Learning Environment , flexibility in work hours , good Pay and Perks , work -life balance

    Cons

    No technical growth Path after a level

    Advice to Management

    Performance management system needs to be fixed to encourage people


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Becoming better every day"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Finance Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    *Salary
    *Vacation
    *Benefits
    *Engaging company and they offer many different ways to support employees

    Cons

    *Very large and can be impersonal
    *Don't promote with in as much

    Advice to Management

    Keep pursuing and developing young talent. Keep encouraging collaboration

  3. "Fannie Mae"

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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

    Pros

    You are at the very center of the housing industry.

    Cons

    The many re-organizations can be distracting from the business.


  4. "Great Company"

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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

    Innovative company with a lot to offer.

    Cons

    Not sure they have the best internal applicant process.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good Pay, Poor Decisions"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analysis Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Business Analysis Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits used to be best in class but are constantly being reduced

    Cons

    Leaders spin financial and real estate decisions to sound like business strategy when it is really just cost saving.


  6. "Challenging Culture"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Really great pay, benefits and 401k

    Cons

    Management shields managers' bad actions

    Advice to Management

    Listen more closely to employees. HR should be there to protect employees not bad managers. HR in my case was afraid to 'cross' management


  7. "You won't find another company like Fannie Mae!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Support Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Applications Support Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay, AMAZING benefits!! Opportunity for advancement and lateral department moves

    Cons

    Layoffs occur often but depends on the economic need for your position

  8. "A good place to get valuable experience..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits...Varied opportunities available.

    Cons

    Very political...Massive youth movement sidelines older employees

    Advice to Management

    Take input from annual surveys more seriously, or lose the true pulse of the company's employees.


  9. "Sales"

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

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

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, Diversity, Remote work

    Cons

    lack of upward mobility, lack of education requirements, technology is subpar

    Advice to Management

    Promote based on talent not obligation


  10. "Enterprise Architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome place to work. Great work culture

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing the good stuff in taking Fanniemae to the next level


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