Sr. Full Stack Engineer

Information Technology Plano, Texas

Position at loanDepot

Responsible for delivering senior level innovative, compelling, coherent software solutions for our consumer, internal operations and value chain constituents across a wide variety of enterprise applications through the creation of discrete business services and their supporting components.


  • Develops software: Designs and implements projects. Subject-matter expert for projects.
  • Estimates tasks: Estimates and delivers projects on schedule.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving: Advanced debugging. Read memory dumps, analyze log files for patterns. Very familiar with common problems (memory leaks, deadlocks, etc.) Uses tools to analyze code and look for problems.
  • Project design & execution: Correctly reads and delivers business and technical requirements. Looks for and champions alternative designs and implementations. Balances elegant & sophisticated against pragmatic. Strong attention to detail. Leads significant projects and contributes to complex initiatives such as framework development. Helps manage scope, resources and schedule.
  • Testing: Advanced, builds happy-path and sad-path unit tests. Builds tests which validate key capabilities or fragile code. Builds automated functional and integration tests. Experienced with Test Driven Development (TDD) and other testing methodologies. Consults on testing strategy.
  • Documenting solutions: Clearly documents solutions by following established templates. Improves existing templates and creates new templates as needed. Helps drive the development of documentation to improve efficiency and transparency.
  • Governance: Completes all mandatory training and abides by all policies, laws and guidelines. Proposes improvements to policies and procedures.
  • Front-End Development Focus
    • Translates mock up Photoshop/Fireworks images to HTML/CSS/JavaScript.
    • Constructs web page HTML & CSS layout templates for use by UX/UI engineers.
    • Works with the team’s graphic designers to obtain usable assets.
    • Implements and/or stylizes controls both from scratch and from reference material.
    • Maintains CSS application-wide.
    • Participates in UI/UX testing.
  • Back-End Development Focus
    • Designs, develops and delivers solutions that meet business line and enterprise requirements.
    • Creates enterprise-grade application services.
    • Participates in rapid prototyping and POC development efforts.
    • Advances overall enterprise technical architecture and implementation best practices.
    • Assists in efforts to develop and refine functional and non-functional requirements.
    • Participates in iteration and release planning.
    • Performs functional and non-functional testing.
    • Contributes to overall enterprise technical architecture and implementation best practices.
    • Informs efforts to develop and refine functional and non-functional requirements.


Front-End Development Focus

  • Strong working knowledge of
    • HTML/HTML5, CSS, CSS pre-processors such as LESS and SASS.
    • Cross-browser/cross-platform development techniques.
  • Solid working knowledge of
    • Modern object-oriented JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks, especially JQuery, Bootstrap and Angular.
    • Image editing tools (Photoshop/Fireworks).
  • Working understanding of
    • Responsive design and other modern web techniques.
    • Design best practices for page layout, typography and usability.
    • Microsoft (Visual Studio 15, TFS, IIS8) and related tools strongly desired.
    • NET MVC and/or C# is a plus.
    • KendoUI is a plus.

Back-End Development Focus

  • Strong working knowledge of
    • Developing enterprise level systems on the .NET framework using C#.
    • Developing web services.
    • Service oriented architecture design principles, patterns and best practices.
    • Modern object-oriented development techniques.
    • Enterprise architecture principals, patterns and practices.
    • SQL and relational database design.
    • Web API, REST, JSON.
  • Working understanding of
    • Unit testing creation preferred.
    • Working understanding of MS SQL Server & MS IIS preferred.


  • S. in Computer Science or B.S. Software Engineering or B.A. in Computer Information Systems or equivalent education or experience.
  • Minimum four (4) to (8) years of relevant technology job experience.
  • Experience in the Mortgage industry preferred.