Team Leader, Engineering (Remote Option)

Full Time

Job Description

A job at Rocket Mortgage, backed by Rocket Companies, means more opportunities for you to carve your own career path forward. From our desire to revolutionize the way people get mortgages to addressing challenges big or small with outside-the-box solutions, we?re not your typical employer. We?ll provide you with everything you need to make sure you?re successful here. Apply today to join a team that offers career growth, amazing benefits and the chance to work with leading mortgage industry professionals.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience in a software engineering, quality engineering or product development, or role in a relevant field
  • Bachelor?s degree or equivalent experience in computer science, information technology, or a related field
  • Knowledge of organizational technology standards, including testing and deployment
  • Knowledge of software delivery roles and the responsibilities of each, such as software engineers, architects, leadership and product roles
  • Experience mentoring and developing team members
  • Experience using Agile metrics, such as throughput, work-in-progress (WIP), cycle-time and defect rates, to improve team performance
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate on behalf of team members and projects using deliberate, accurate and persuasive language

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience programming in C#, F#, PHP, Python, Java, JavaScript, Progress or other object-oriented/functional programming languages
  • Knowledge of organizational technology standards, including architectural design and integration patterns
  • Knowledge of supported business domains
  • Experience working on teams that meet organizational engineering and architecture standards
  • Ability to meet delivery goals with shifting timelines, staffing and dependencies
  • Working knowledge of multiple Agile development methodologies
  • Experience coordinating tech incident resolutions
  • Knowledge of people leadership practices, such as change management, recruiting, hiring, performance management, corrective action and compensation administration
  • Certified in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agile practices

Job Summary

As the Team Leader of Engineering, you will act as a servant leader whose mission is to build a self-organizing and self-managing team. Responsible for elevating team member performance, you will ensure your team has what it needs to implement technologically superior software.


  • Lead and mentor an Agile team that leans into data-driven experimentation, innovation, quality and craftsmanship
  • Communicate and promote the culture and mission of the company
  • Collaborate with leadership to establish a divisional mission aligned with the company vision
  • Promote iterative, thoughtful decision making within a self-organized team
  • Recognize trends affecting delivery goals and support team decisions on short- and long-term resolutions, removing roadblocks when necessary
  • Drive performance in areas such as quality, predictability, flow and velocity
  • Coordinate response and communication of tech incidents to stakeholders
  • Recognize trends across tech incidents and ensure true root causes have been identified and fixes implemented
  • Stay informed of trends and changes in the broader technology, business and regulatory landscapes
  • Regularly evaluate the team's size, organizational fit and position and propose changes to improve synergies
  • Fully understand and plan for the product roadmap and maintain awareness of broader technical and business changes impacting the team
  • Develop short-, mid- and long-term key results with the team to achieve team objectives
  • Develop and retain talent in alignment with the product team's vision and roadmap
  • Lead interviews and discussions regarding hiring decisions for candidates and promotions, pulling in appropriate subject matter experts as required
  • Prepare and deliver reviews, compensation adjustments and promotions
  • Identify, implement and drive adoption of best practices within the leadership community
  • Mentor and support team members on any of the above responsibilities

Who We Are

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. And 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 eighty-nine 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-070129
Originally Posted : 6 months ago
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