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Technical Lead, Software Engineering

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At Freedom Mortgage Corporation , we are working with leading technologies to speed application development and transform our business in support of our continued growth.  We are searching for an onsite Technical Lead to join our progressive information technology team.  This is an opportunity to demonstrate your skills in leading edge technologies, team leadership and successful delivery of assigned projects.

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.  If you are a person who enjoys the excitement of the financial services industry where “information IS our business” and have an entrepreneurial attitude, this position is for you, and we encourage you to submit your qualifications to us.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Leading a development project team or teams
  • Provide hands on development and mentoring as necessary for other members of the team
  • Coding approximately 60-70% of the time
  • Define high level application designs
  • Work with developers to turn the technical vision into reality
  • Work with various business owners to understand business needs
  • Ability to communicate to business in easy to understand non-technical terms
  • Translate business needs into technical specifications
  • Meet with business areas to explain technical capabilities of current platform
  • Meet with potential 3rd party integrators to understand possible future capabilities and integration points
  • Ability to delegate and get full productivity from development team
  • Ability to work on many projects in various stages concurrently
  • Ability to create visual representation of a technical solution
  • Broaden the technical abilities of the development team
  • Participate in robust debate on technical solutions along with Application Architects
  • Ability to create project plans and status reporting
  • Able to find a balance between doing it right and getting it done
  • Success is measured by the team’s success as much as the individual abilities

Required Competencies:

  • 7+ years technical experience with end-to-end implementation of J2EE applications
  • 3+ years of team lead experience
  • 3+ years experience with agile development methodology
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing projects and organizing quick resolution to production issues
  • Experience with scrum development methodology
  • Provide strategic and innovative technical guidance to the team
  • Interest in learning and applying new technologies and architectures
  • Collaborate well with business and other technical leaders
  • Willing to contribute in a team environment
  • Possess a positive, can-do attitude and enjoy making a difference in the business through your contributions

Desired Competencies:

  • Native AWS development (Lambda, Step, etc.)
  • Mulesoft development experience
  • Production Mortgage Industry Experience
  • Strong recruiting skills for technical talent

Educational Requirements:

Position requires a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science or related discipline.


Freedom Mortgage Corporation is looking for potential team members who are bright, innovative, results-oriented, passionate about their work, possess the highest integrity and desire a challenging and rewarding career. Freedom Mortgage offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.


If you meet these qualifications and wish to be considered for one of our opportunities, please submit your resume to . EOE