Director of Engineering

We’re LendingHome. We’re on a mission to revolutionize the world of mortgages and put the power, and the keys, where they belong—in your hands.

 The Role

As our Director of Engineering, you will manage the development of our mortgage platform and mortgage marketplace. This requires a thorough knowledge of what it takes to develop scalable, extensible technology, as well as how to structure and develop a rapidly growing customer focused engineering organization. This presents a significant intellectual, technical and operational challenge.


  • You will lead multiple teams of software engineers in the development, unit testing, and implementation of products and services. You will need to establish teams that can deliver fast and predictably, adjusting in an agile fashion to deliver based on the evolving needs of the business.
  • You will bring thought leadership to advance the overall state of technology for the entire engineering organization.
  • You will be responsible for hiring, mentoring and managing a highly skilled set of Software Development Engineers and Managers. Managing them to deliver and grow their careers.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring operational excellence and quality, delivering results on time and working with multiple stakeholders to define use cases, requirements, and milestones.
  • You will ensure that the solutions developed are technically sound by leading design and having the ability to deep dive into the code and algorithms that your teams own and develop.
  • You will effectively communicate technical and business risks to stakeholders to ensure that the most informed decisions are being made.
  • You will build project plans, manage timelines and align cross functional teams towards a common goal and vision.
  • You will draw on customer feedback as well as usage and operational data to quickly iterate and evolve our products and services.
  • You will play a critical role in business planning, working closely with senior executives to develop plans, resource requirements, and influence our long-term technical and business strategy.



  • Demonstrated an ability to ship complex large scale projects with high availability.
  • Serious people leadership chops. Mentorship is one of the most important aspects of this role.
  • Demonstrated ability to attract top talent and building high performing teams.
  • Strong experience in agile and test-driven methodologies.
  • Razor-sharp verbal and written communication skills. You’ll need to create consensus among passionate stakeholders in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Technical adeptness across the full stack. As a tactical problem-solver, be ready to get in the weeds when necessary.
  • Strong analytical skills and passionate about answering questions with data.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is a way of life.
  • 10+ years of engineering experience.
  • 5+ years of engineering management experience, with a proven track record designing and executing large scale products.
  • B.S. degree or higher in computer science, engineering or related technical fields.
  • Experience managing Rails teams a plus. 


Forbes 2017 - Top 30 Under 30

$1 Billion in Mortgage Originations

We were founded in 2013 with one big, exciting goal: to revolutionize the world of mortgages. By 2016, our small, dynamic team had originated over $1 billion in loans.We’ve combined an all-star team with groundbreaking technology. Come join us on our mission to fill the path to homeownership with confidence, clarity, and candor. Welcome Home.

At LendingHome, you work hard to make the lending process simple for our customers. So we keep it simple for you. We offer a wide array of benefits to make the work-life balance a little easier and empower our employees to choose what works for them.

  • Competitive pay and equity
  • Brand new gear
  • Full medical coverage
  • Monthly commuter stipend
  • Catered lunch and fully stocked kitchen
  • Choice in health coverage (HMO v PPO)
  • Robust Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Time Off
  • 8-12 weeks of parental leave
  • 401(k) plan
  • $1,000 investment bonus on your 1 year anniversary
  • Community volunteering
  • Quarterly company events

LendingHome is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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