Software Engineer, Intern - Platform, Microservice Instrumentation & Delivery 200178

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.

About You:
You are a student who is naturally curious. In class you imagine how you can improve or automate a solution to a problem. You ask questions often and feel comfortable developing on your own, or collaborating with a team. You know that you still have a lot to learn and appreciate strong mentorship. The code you develop at Ellie Mae will actually make an impact on our team, which is why you take pride in producing elegant and robust work.

What You’ll Be Doing:

    • Help our core business service team improve the delivery and observability of their software by introducing code to help instrument and tune the existing capabilities. Time permitting, you’ll also help add some new features to the “kernel” of our product!


    • Basic understanding of Java, Javascript, Python, html and css
    • Basic familiarity with programming best-practices
    • Familiarity with Linux/Unix and/or Windows environments
    •  “You build it – You own it” mentality is a must. Sense of ownership is paramount to achieving success at Ellie Mae
    • Great energy and enthusiasm with a positive, collaborative working style, clear communication and writing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Currently enrolled and /or working towards a Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Experience writing and tuning Java code
    • Deployment tools, such as TerraForm or CloudFormation
    • Message Queues, such as Kafka, SQS
    • Microservice concepts, such as containerization (Docker) and CI/CD
    • Search tools, such as ElasticSearch, Kibana, etc.

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

We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.