Countrywide Financial Corporation

Quantitative Analyst

   Countrywide Financial Corporation is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries, is engaged primarily in the residential mortgage banking business, as well as in other financial services that are in large part related to the residential mortgage market.

   The position is responsible for: Statistical fitting of mortgage prepayment and default models; Macroeconomic analysis of housing prices and credit conditions relevant to modeling of mortgage prepayments and defaults; implementation/coding of models and related analytical tools; and design and implementation of financial databases required for model development.

   Ph.D. in Statistics, Math, Physics, Engineering or other science discipline.  Strong in statistical theories and practices.  Skilled in statistical packages such as SAS or S-plus.  Strong computer background with VB, C/C++, SQL.  Exposure to database programming desirable.

   Experience with the financial markets and the analytics of derivatives and mortgage backed securities is a plus but not required.

Sharon DePrano
SVP, Structured Finance
Calabasas, CA 91302
(818) 225-4825