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Software Architect

Software Architect

Company 
Quicken Loans Inc.
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

We’re not only the largest online mortgage lender in America, we’re also the second largest mortgage lender overall – closing loans in all 50 states. J.D. Power ranked Quicken Loans “Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination” for the past seven consecutive years. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for the past four consecutive years, each year the company was eligible. There’s a simple reason we’ve been so successful: We care about the people we work with. 

 

If you’re tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you’ll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won’t find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was named #1 in ESSENCE magazine’s first-ever list of “Best Places to Work for African Americans” in 2015. We've been on Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT" list for 13 years running, hitting #1 the last five years, and we were ranked #10 in FORTUNE magazine’s list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2017, remaining in the top 30 for the past 14 years.

What You'll Do/Need

A Software Architect leads the design and implementation of larger scale software engineering projects. A person in this role facilitates the delivery of a single software system. This requires them to overlay the business requirements to create a working model of the system capable of scaling to meet the business need for stability, performance and capacity.

 

Software Architects set direction or assist with setting the direction for coding standards; approaches to common development challenges; requirements for scalability and security; code reviews and design reviews. Software Architects are expected to work on multiple tasks and initiatives concurrently. They must be able to take high-level direction, formulate a plan to achieve the goals and execute the plan.

 

Responsibilities

  • Architect and design solutions that support industry-leading best practices in technology, features, performance and scalability in a collaborative environment
  • Create and update architectural diagrams utilizing such tools as Visio and Gliffy
  • Research new software technology concepts and tools and make recommendations to IT leaders
  • Provide formal and informal training to other engineers
  • Investigate outages or degradations in stability or performance
  • Facilitate design and code review sessions
  • Work periodic on-call duties

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or equivalent relevant experience
  • Seven years of programming or related experience in Cocoa, Objective-C, .NET, PHP, Java or Progress
  • Seven years of experience in software testing and design
  • Seven years of database-related experience
  • Seven years of experience working in a team environment
  • Three years of experience leading project teams
  • Three years of experience mentoring others
  • Three years of service-oriented architecture experience
  • Three years of cloud computing experience
  • Three years enterprise service bus development experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Expert knowledge of software architecture concepts and best practices, software security concepts and best practices, and database design and data architecture
  • Expert knowledge of generally accepted software development lifecycle processes
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

What’ll Make You Special

  • Graduate degree
  • AWS experience
  • MuleSoft experience

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision insurance and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more

 

Why We're Different

 

Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.

 

Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Disclaimer: Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Origination studies and the 2014 – 2017 Primary Mortgage Servicer studies. 2016 Origination (or Sales) based on 5,182 total responses and measures the opinions of customers who originated a new mortgage or refinanced within the past 12 months, surveyed in July – August 2016. 2017 Servicing based on 7,374 total responses and measures the opinions of homeowners on their mortgage servicing company, surveyed in March – April 2017. Your experiences may vary. Visit JDPower.com.

​Quicken Loans is the #1 online lender based on the ranking of Quicken Loans in comparison to online residential mortgage lenders included in the Inside Mortgage Finance "Top 50 Mortgage Lenders" report from Q2 2017.

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