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Minimum Qualifications
  • 11 years of experience or equivalent in software engineering, quality engineering and/or product
  • 9 years of experience or equivalent expertise in leading software delivery teams
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in computer science, information technology or a related field development, or role in a relevant field
  • Recognized excellence in leading and supporting divisional initiatives
  • Extensive experience building self-organizing teams that meet organizational engineering and architecture standards
  • Accomplished in working with senior leadership while balancing organizational needs and risks in a professional and diplomatic way
  • Experience using Agile metrics, such as sustainability, productivity, client delight and responsiveness to understand value stream success
  • Experience leading divisions that define and implement migration and decommission plans for legacy software
  • Demonstrated ability to meet delivery goals spanning multiple divisions with shifting timelines, staffing, and dependencies
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate on behalf of team members and projects using deliberate, accurate and persuasive language
  • Extensive knowledge of people leadership practices, such as change management, recruiting, hiring, performance management, corrective action and compensation administration
Preferred Qualifications
  • 9 years of experience programming in C#, F#, PHP, Python, Java, JavaScript, Progress or other object-oriented/functional programming languages
  • Graduate degree or equivalent experience in computer science, information technology or a related field
  • Certified in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agile practices
  • Experience mentoring and developing senior leadership
  • Extensive knowledge of supported business domains
Job SummaryAs a Vice President of Engineering for Rocket Homes, you'll act as a servant leader whose mission is to enable divisions of self-organizing, Agile teams by providing vision, resources and a clear path to accomplish organizational goals. You'll develop strategic themes and objectives, then ensure that all engineering projects, initiatives and processes are aligned to the strategy and setup to succeed. Granted a wide degree of operational latitude, you'll be expected to demonstrate innovation and quality leadership in product, technology and process.

  • Lead and mentor value streams of Agile divisions that lean into data-driven experimentation, innovation, quality and craftsmanship
  • Communicate and promote the culture and mission of the company
  • Collaborate with senior value stream leadership to establish a mission aligned with the company vision
  • Promote iterative, thoughtful decision-making within self-organized teams
  • Lead the maturation of software development and Agile practices in the organization
  • Identify organizational requirements for changes to systems, structures and culture necessary to support agility and adaptability
  • Stay informed of trends and changes in the broader technology, business and regulatory landscapes
  • Assist value stream leaders in balancing enterprise risk and agility
  • Understand and plan for the product roadmap, and maintain awareness of broader technical and business changes impacting the value stream
  • Use operational trends and organizational goals to develop strategic themes and value stream objectives
  • Develop short-, mid- and long-term key results with multiple divisions to achieve value stream objectives
  • Identify roadblocks preventing success of strategic themes or objectives and work with appropriate stakeholders to find resolutions
  • Oversee and calibrate divisional talent acquisition roadmaps and succession plans for the value stream
  • Prepare and deliver reviews, compensation adjustments and promotions
  • Oversee and calibrate training, development plans and pairing activities to onboard and upskill the value stream brainforce
  • Identify, implement and drive the adoption of best practices within the leadership community
  • Motivate, mentor and support team members on any of the above responsibilities
Who We AreRocket Companies? is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage?, which was founded in 1985. Today, we?re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate, automotive and more. We?re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We?re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We?ve been ranked #7 on Fortune?s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022, as well as ranking #1 for Fortune?s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2021.

DisclaimerThis 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.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

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