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Application Development Manager

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100% Remote Option

Freedom Mortgage Corporation is one of America’s largest privately held mortgage companies whose mission is to help enable our customers to realize the American dream of home ownership.  At Freedom Mortgage Corporation, we are working with leading technologies that include Java/Spring, Spring Boot, Micro Services Architecture, CSS, HTML, Java Script, JSP, Angular, and IBM Portal Technology to help transform our business. We are searching for Hands-On Development Manager to join our progressive information technology team. This is an opportunity to develop your skills in leading edge technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage applications/platforms and development resources in order to deliver value to the business partners
  • Utilize your collaborative skills to work with business partners, IT managers and staff, to ensure high reliability, availability, and performance of applications
  • Manage the estimation process, resource allocation and delivery of changes to applications/platforms based on gathered requirements.
  • Enforce coding standards, appropriate logging, build-out of unit test cases and perform code review to ensure application/platform stability

Required Competencies:

  • Hands-on dev manager experience is a must
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 7+ years’ experience with end-to-end design of JEE applications
  • 7+ years’ experience with Java/JEE, Spring/Struts, Servlet, JSP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, XML, Web Services SOAP/REST, Hibernate, EJB
  • Experience working with relational data bases such Oracle; Proficient in SQL
  • Possess a positive, can-do attitude and enjoy making a difference in the business through your technical contributions
  • Extensive technical experience in designing and developing complex applications, and managing the design life cycle in an Internet enterprise environment
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Think creatively, stimulate new ideas and challenge existing thinking.
  • Dev Ops practices.

Desired Competencies:

  • Legacy platform modernization from on-prem to Cloud (Preferably: AWS).
  • 3+ years’ experience with Angular
  • 3+ years’ experience with IBM WebSphere Portal and Content Management
  • Experience with JMS solutions
  • Mortgage/Financial industry experience

Educational Requirements:

Position requires a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Technology, Informatics, Computer Science, Engineering or Business or equivalent experience.