Senior Application Systems Analyst

Requisition ID
US-CA-Agoura Hills
Position Type
Bachelor's Degree
Years of Experience
$75,000 - $130,000


Pennymac (NYSE: PFSI) is a specialty financial services firm with a comprehensive mortgage platform and integrated business focused on the production and servicing of U.S. mortgage loans and the management of investments related to the U.S. mortgage market. 


At Pennymac, our people are the foundation of our success and at the heart of our dynamic work culture. Together, we work towards a unified goal of helping millions of Americans achieve aspirations of homeownership through the complete mortgage journey.

A Typical Day

The Senior Applications Systems Analyst is responsible for planning, designing, and implementing major information systems. As the Systems Analyst, your responsibilities will include system administration and, potentially, primary system liaison to clients.


The Senior Applications Systems Analyst will:


  • Confer with the business to create a technical specification based on business needs, application and system changes and determine system requirements
  • Design data entry and query screen layouts; report layouts, and file layouts for systems to outline the user interface using a hardware, software, and system utilities tools
  • Write and revise program and system specifications to create directions for development and modifications of program code
  • Plan, monitor and control projects to effectively use time and programming resources, time management skills, and project management software
  • Complete a variety of complex technical tasks, such as designing, documenting, and programming logic
  • Support QA and UAT testing
  • Manage/Track tickets in JIRA
  • Familiar with Diagram Techniques and using Visio
  • Create business rules to support Business Rules management Systems and workflow for PAM
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
  • Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values
  • Exposure to Generative AI tools
  • Exposure to Natural Language processing
  • Ability to analyze structured and unstructured data in a Snowflake environment
  • Understanding of financial concepts and applications

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience
  • Significant design experience in Relational Databases, Online Systems, and Web-Based Applications
  • Must be highly proficient in Excel and Word
  • Financial Services and, if possible, mortgage industry experience preferred

Why You Should Join

As one of the top mortgage lenders in the country, Pennymac has helped over 4 million lifetime homeowners achieve and sustain their aspirations of home. Our vision is to be the most trusted partner for home. Together, 4,000 Pennymac team members across the country are guided by our core values: to be Accountable, Reliable and Ethical in all that we do. 

Pennymac is committed to conducting a business that makes positive contributions and promotes long-term sustainable growth and to fostering an equitable and inclusive environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. 


Benefits That Bring It Home: Whether you're looking for flexible benefits for today, setting up short-term goals for tomorrow, or planning for long-term success and retirement, Pennymac's benefits have you covered. Some key benefits include: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Paid Time Off Programs including vacation, holidays, illness, and parental leave 
  • Wellness Programs, Employee Recognition Programs, and onsite gyms and cafe style dining (select locations)
  • Retirement benefits, life insurance, 401k match, and tuition reimbursement 
  • Philanthropy Programs including matching gifts, volunteer grants, charitable grants and corporate sponsorships


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Compensation: Individual salary may vary based on multiple factors including specific role, geographic location / market data, and skills and experience as defined below:

  • Lower in range - Building skills and experience in the role
  • Mid-range - Experience and skills align with proficiency in the role 
  • Higher in range - Experience and skills add value above typical requirements of the role 


Some roles may be eligible for performance-based compensation and/or stock-based incentives awarded to employees based on company and individual performance. 



$75,000 - $130,000

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