Staff Software Engineer (Remote or Local)

Full Time

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications??

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications??

  • 5 years of experience in programming in Angular, Cocoa, Objective C, C#, HTML, .NET, PHP, Java, Progress or other programming languages
  • 5 years of experience in software testing and design
  • 5 years of experience in database management as it relates to software development
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite

Job Summary

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will use various programming languages to develop, improve, test and/or maintain software that meets user needs. This is an opportunity to mentor other software engineers, lead small development teams and act as an application owner. You will also take a lead role in design and code reviews, assist with delivery estimates and provide feedback about all aspects of the process.


  • Design, develop or modify software and/or software systems by using various programming languages depending on the need of the product and take the service architecture into consideration
  • Modify existing software to fix errors, improve the overall quality and functionality or update integrations with other software
  • Analyze user needs to determine how software should be built or if existing software should be modified
  • Develop and/or perform software automated testing procedures, solutions and frameworks to ensure software functions as needed
  • Translate business requirements and specifications into usable and scalable software
  • Process and understand capabilities and limitations of data outputs from the software
  • Understand and assist with the technical infrastructure of an application or system
  • Troubleshoot performance issues
  • Lead design and code reviews
  • Lead delivery estimates
  • Determine and execute a software deployment process
  • Anticipate and communicate blockers, delays and cost ballooning within the team's projects before they require escalation and ensure expectations with the team and external stakeholders are clarified between all parties involved
  • Anticipate future use cases of a product and make design decisions that minimize the cost of future changes
  • Look for security vulnerabilities in coding and works with the Security team to enhance the team's security-first mindset
  • Lead team discussions about the team's future vision and strategy
  • Mentor other software engineers

Who We Are

Detroit-based?Rocket Companies??is a family of businesses providing simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, Rocket Mortgage?, which was founded in 1985. Today, we're a publicly traded company involved in several 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. We're passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We've been ranked #5 on Fortune's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2021, as well as ranking #1 for Fortune's Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2021.?


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.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.?

Colorado Candidates Only. Pursuant to the disclosure requirements of C.R.S. ? 8-5-101, et seq., the minimum salary for this position for candidates in Colorado is approximately ninety-four thousand dollars. The position may also be eligible for an annual bonus and other employment-related benefits. The information regarding compensation and other benefits included in this paragraph is only an estimate and is subject to revision from time to time as the Company, in its sole and exclusive discretion, deems appropriate. The Company may determine during its review of the proposed minimum compensation and benefits provided for this position, that the compensation and benefits for such position should be reduced. In no event will the Company reduce the compensation for the position to a level below the applicable jurisdictional minimum wage rate for the position. The Company is a proud equal opportunity employer and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members.

Dice Id : 91126824
Position Id : R-069365
Originally Posted : 6 months ago
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