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Team Leader, Software Engineering

Rocket Mortgage

Detroit, MI

Rocket Mortgage
JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Detroit, MI
POSTED
26 days ago

Description

Minimum Qualifications

  • Some experience in management, leadership, mentorship and/or administration
  • 3 years of experience in programming in C#, HTML, .NET, PHP, Java, Progress or similar object oriented/functional programming languages
  • 3 years of experience in a product engineering role, software design and testing, or relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of technology standards, including architecture, design and integration patterns

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, marketing, project management or equivalent experience
  • 2 years of management, leadership, mentorship and/or administration experience
  • 2 years of experience using work-item tracking tools, preferably Team Foundation Server, Jira, etc.
  • 5 years of experience in programming in C#, HTML, .NET, PHP, Java, Progress or similar object oriented/functional programming languages
  • 5 years of experience in software testing and design
  • 5 years of experience in a product engineering role, such as Software Engineer, Product Owner or Business Analyst
  • Working knowledge of supported business domains
  • Thorough knowledge of different roles on their team (e.g., product owners, release train engineers, software engineers, architects)

Job Summary

The Team Leader, Engineering leads a team of focused individuals who work together to build and maintain the back-end engineering of a large product suite. As a team leader, this person is responsible for tracking and maintain team performance while also building and developing team members.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate and promote the culture and mission of the company and hold team members accountable to them
  • Lead and mentor their team on performance, production and day-to-day tasks
  • Lead and mentor the team to plan, design, build and deploy high quality software that meets or exceeds the technical standards of Rocket Technology
  • Work with senior leadership to identify talent needs
  • Creates objectives and key results at the team and individual level with their team members; pull/create reports, as requested, to track accomplishments
  • Act as team facilitator and challenge performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow and velocity; address roadblocks as they arise and help the team focus on iteration goals and program increment objectives
  • Apply Lean/Agile values and principles to an engineering team
  • Engage in and communicates tech incidents to impacted stakeholders
  • Recognize trends spanning multiple tech incidents and work with the team to ensure the appropriate resolution is found
  • Coordinate and communicate with other teams for work between business domains, products, teams and/or trains
  • Make process improvement recommendations to both the technology software development life cycle as well as business processes based on knowledge and understanding of the team product domain
  • Contribute new best practices within the Rocket Technology leadership community
  • Know why we’re implementing the technology product(s), its context, audience, what problem it will solve and its technical capabilities/limitations
  • Maintain a basic understanding of technology standards, including architecture, design and integration patterns

Who We Are

We're America's largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D. Power ranked Quicken Loans "Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination" for the past 10 consecutive years, 2010 - 2019. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for 7 consecutive years, 2014 through 2020, 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 once again named to FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list in 2019 and has been included in the magazine's top one-third of companies named to the list for the past 16 consecutive years. In addition, Essence Magazine named Quicken Loans the "#1 Place to Work in the Country for African Americans."

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.            

About the Company

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Rocket Mortgage

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we’re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate, automotive and more. We’re insistently different in how we look at the world and committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. How Our Culture Gives Us Our Edge Typical companies have mission statements. We have ISMs – the 20 philosophies that give us our competitive edge for success and drive our unique culture. We introduce these philosophies to everyone on day one because they are the core principles that guide our decision-making. Our team members aren’t just empowered by opportunity, they’re given all the resources and support needed to deliver innovative solutions. How We Support The Community Since inception, we’ve been dedicated to investing in the cities and organizations that Rocket Companies® calls home – extending from Detroit to Cleveland, Charlotte, Phoenix and Windsor –and this list continues to grow. We maintain a For More Than Profit VisionSM, which is a new generation of doing business that keeps people at the forefront, not numbers. We believe there is a way to do business that creates opportunity for all, and we have a passion for investing in people and communities. Since 2010, our team has volunteered 385,000 hours in Detroit and 723,000 hours nationwide. How We Stay Connected Rocket Companies® is part of a larger group of businesses all invested in and connected by Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. This group is known by our team members as the Rock Family of Companies – a diverse collection of companies all obsessed with finding a better way, united by a common purpose to challenge the status quo. It's our mission to find unique solutions for our clients. How Our Culture Gives Us Our Edge Typical companies have mission statements. We have ISMs – the 20 philosophies that give us our competitive edge for success and drive our unique culture. We introduce these philosophies to everyone on day one because they are the core principles that guide our decision-making. Our team members aren’t just empowered by opportunity, they’re given all the resources and support needed to deliver innovative solutions. How We Support The Community Since inception, we’ve been dedicated to investing in the cities and organizations that Rocket Companies® calls home – extending from Detroit to Cleveland, Charlotte, Phoenix and Windsor –and this list continues to grow. We maintain a For More Than Profit VisionSM, which is a new generation of doing business that keeps people at the forefront, not numbers. We believe there is a way to do business that creates opportunity for all, and we have a passion for investing in people and communities. Since 2010, our team has volunteered 385,000 hours in Detroit and 723,000 hours nationwide. How We Stay Connected Rocket Companies® is part of a larger group of businesses all invested in and connected by Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. This group is known by our team members as the Rock Family of Companies – a diverse collection of companies all obsessed with finding a better way, united by a common purpose to challenge the status quo. It's our mission to find unique solutions for our clients.
COMPANY DETAILS
COMPANY SIZE
1,500 to 1,999 employees
INDUSTRY
Banking
FOUNDED
2002
WEBSITE
http://www.myrocketcareer.com