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First Flyer, Data Engineer

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The First Flyer Data Engineer IT Program is offering a 2-year rotational training program that will allow you to experience hands on training among 4 different teams in the technology side of the business.  Structured similar to a college course, you earn badges- similar to college credits- required for graduation that will be earned by completing projects, attending soft skills training sessions as well as attending Town Halls and other company networking events. A Mentor will be assigned to each trainee to support the First Flyer’s needs throughout his/her first 2 years at Freedom Mortgage.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analyze the business and IT resources to take lead and create a project solution during each rotation
  • Travel and shadow line of business under the context of learning the mortgage industry
  • Working with a mentor to create a personal certification/training plan within the first 6 months
  • Work with the Business Solutions Group to research business areas for inefficient and informal processes
  • Develop strategic workflow designs for process improvement to enhance loan processing
  • Develop Business Solutions with the Corporate Support Solutions team to enhance the business through IT solutions
  • Act as a liaison on the Service Desk between business analyst, application support and the business
  • Perform quality assurance testing of system changes and enhancements
  • Create Visual Reporting Structures on Freedom’s Enterprise Performance Management team
  • Use systems such as Tableau, Business Object, Sharepoint and IBM Blueworks Live
  • Must be within a daily commutable distance to their assigned Freedom Mortgage office 
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A or B.S) from four-year College or University required
  • Degrees in IT, Computer Science, Information Science, MIS, Finance or similar preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Basic understanding of systems
  • Excellent creative problem solving skills
  • Must be detail oriented and a critical thinker
  • Motivated, hardworking and self-starter
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem resolution and consultative skills
  • Ability to prioritize and be organized
  • Ability to work independently, self-driven, highly motivated and results-oriented