Sr. Engineer, Software 200266

Pleasanton, CA
Technology & Operations – Engineering
Full time
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit ‪ to learn more.

Primary Responsibilities

    • Expertly able to analyze needs and requirements of existing and proposed systems. Develop technical specifications.
    • Responsible for highly sensitive or critical problem determination. Able to diagnose complex developmental & operational problems and develop change management process. Able to recommend upgrades & improvements at a component level.
    • Identifies both benefits and detriments for proposed solutions. Maintain broad experienced-based understanding of business and impact of industry trends.
    • Mentors junior engineer
    • Able to lead small teams, run planning meetings and facilitate accurate estimation of tasks
    • Develops models of business functionality through prototyping. Participates in design and code review and code management. Identifies improvements and new processes. Identifies tools and processes for problem determination. Knowledge of computing infrastructure, including impacts on developmental & operational environments, and able to perform integration testing
    • Able to influence and collaborate closely with groups in and outside the development team (eg. QA, Product Management, UE, Tech Pub) to achieve high quality and predictable results


    • 5+ years of hands-on software development experience with a track record of delivering customer facing applications
    • BS/BA in computer science or related field
    • Experience with building and operating customer facing software
    • Experience with full stack software development and able to contribute to both front-end and back-end implementations,
    • Solid experience with Object Oriented design and architecture
    • Solid understanding of Service Oriented Architecture
    • Ability and desire to understand business problems and provide creative solutions
    • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ellie Mae is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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