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First Flyer, Developer

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The First Flyer Development IT Program is offering a 2-year rotational training program that will allow you to experience hands on training among four different teams in the technology side of our business.  Structured similar to a college course, you earn badges- similar to college credits- required for graduation that will be earned by completing projects, attending soft skills training sessions as well as attending Town Halls and other company networking events. A Mentor will be assigned to each trainee to support the First Flyer’s needs throughout his/her first 2 years at Freedom Mortgage.

Job Functions :

  • Analyze the business and IT resources to take lead and create a project solution during each rotation (4 projects in total)
  • Travel and shadow line of business under the context of learning the mortgage industry
  • Working with a mentor to create a personal certification/training plan within the first 6 months
  • Spend a rotation developing Database-based technologies such as Progress, Oracle and SQL
  • Spend a rotation developing Application-based technologies just as Progress, Java, C++, BPM and UI
  • Perform quality assurance testing of system changes and enhancements on the Service Desk
  • Support business process changes and translate changes as they occur to existing departments and production
  • Proactively look for solutions to systems issues and propose solutions if something could work better
  • Must be within a daily commutable distance from their assigned Freedom Mortgage office 
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A or B.S) from four-year College or University required
    • Degrees in IT, Computer Science, Information Science, MIS, Finance or similar preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Basic understanding of relevant development systems
  • Excellent creative problem solving skills
  • Must be detail oriented and a critical thinker
  • Motivated, hardworking and self-starter
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem resolution and consultative skills
  • Ability to prioritize and be organized
  • Ability to work independently, self-driven, highly motivated and results-oriented