Back End Developer

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Quicken Loans, LLC
Full Time

Job Description

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in full-stack or backend development building resilient and scalable RESTful APIs in the cloud, implementing OOP, SOLID and SOA principles
  • Passion for solving problems by providing the best experience for our users and business
  • Strong JavaScript skills (es6+)
  • Strong TypeScript skills
  • Strong Node.js skills
  • Experience with RESTful API design and development
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Familiarity with Postman or a similar tool
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch and Kibana basic concepts and querying
  • Familiarity with NoSQL database technologies like DynamoDB or MongoDB
  • Working knowledge of standard AWS technologies, such as Lambda, SQS and CloudWatch
  • Ability to practice disciplined software engineering (automated testing, code reviews and writing readable code)
  • Strong communication skills when talking about technical concepts
  • Awareness of Mapbox GL and Google's APIs for mapping

Job Summary
Rocket Homes Real Estate LLC has the vision to create a radically simplified and seamless home buying and selling experience. The Backend API Engineer/Developer is building the foundation of that vision and crafting the platform that?s integrated within the Rocket Homes experience. This team member joins a friendly, collaborative team with a passion for getting their hands dirty and that cares about the right solution above all else.


  • Build highly scalable, reusable and resilient APIs for web, native mobile and backoffice platforms to connect to for their respective client experience, managing millions of home listings and additional fintech capabilities that power these experiences
  • Write RESTful services using TypeScript, Node.js, Express, Elasticsearch, NoSQL DBs and a multitude of AWS services, like Lambda
  • Utilize data for monitoring, measuring and improving our platform ecosystem
  • Create an incredible developer experience for engineers on the team and developers integrating with the API platform
  • Work within a small team, collaborating with teammates (product managers, project managers, design, infrastructure, data, and other teams) to ship impactful products
  • Use experimentation and data analysis to tune applications to be high-performing, intuitive and functional
  • Mentor, educate and support those around you as well as other developers within the Rock Family of Companies

Who We Are

Rocket Homes Real Estate LLC is a Detroit-based, tech-driven company with a passion for simplifying real estate. Our mission is to create a seamless home buying and selling experience by combining the process of searching for homes, connecting with a trusted real estate agent and getting a mortgage. Since 2006, we?ve partnered with our sister company, Rocket Mortgage? by Quicken Loans, and our nationwide network of top-rated real estate agents to help nearly 750,000 clients with their real estate needs.?


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.

Company Information

Everything starts with our technology team members — our processes, the technology tools used by our banking and operations teams, and our amazing client service. Since a majority of our systems are created in-house, our technology team is the driving force behind our rise to the second largest mortgage lender in the country. As a technology company that is amazing at writing mortgages, innovation is key in staying ahead. Therefore, we refuse to allow bureaucracy to rear its ugly head in any shape or form. In turn, we have created an atmosphere where participation and innovation are not only welcome, but encouraged and expected. We want our people to identify areas for improvement and act on them to make an impact. This empowers our team members to know that they are responsible for driving the company’s success.
Dice Id : 10109060
Position Id : R-054871
Originally Posted : 6 months ago

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