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Rock Family of Companies Senior Software Engineer in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in programming in Angular, React, .NET, Objective C, HTML, PHP, Java, or other programming languages

  • 3 years of experience in software testing and design

  • 3 years of experience in database management as it relates to software development

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Job Summary

The Senior Software Engineer uses various programming languages to develop, improve, test and/or maintain software that meets user needs. They mentor other software engineers, lead small development teams and act as an application owner. The Senior Software Engineer takes a lead role in design and code reviews, assists with delivery estimates and provides feedback about all aspects of the process.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop or modify software and/or software systems by using various programming languages depending on the product and also taking the service architecture into consideration

  • Modify existing software to fix errors, improve the overall quality and functionality or update integrations with other software

  • Analyze user needs to determine how software should be built or if existing software should be modified

  • Develop and/or perform software automated testing procedures, solutions and frameworks to ensure software functions as needed

  • Translate business requirements and specifications into usable and scalable software

  • Process and understand capabilities and limitations of data outputs from the software

  • Understand and assist with technical infrastructure of an application or system

  • Troubleshoot performance issues

  • Lead design and code reviews

  • Lead delivery estimates

  • Determine and execute the software deployment process

  • Anticipate and communicate blockers, delays and cost ballooning within the team’s projects before they require escalation

  • Ensure expectations with the team and external stakeholders are clarified between all parties involved

  • Mentor other software engineers

  • Look for security vulnerabilities in coding

  • Participate in discussions about the team’s future vision and strategy

Who We Are

Rocket Auto is a virtual car buying experience that's dedicated to helping our clients confidently buy and sell vehicles through a seamless virtual marketplace.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.

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