Software Engineer, Amber Engine

Who We Are

Detroit-based Amber Engine, part of the Quicken Loans Family of Companies, was founded by a team of home furnishing industry innovators, technologists and business experts. Our mission is to create simply powerful tools that make data sharing for the home furnishings industry easy and efficient.

What You'll Do/Need

The Software Engineer solves difficult engineering problems while also exploring user requirements and providing accurate estimates in the process. This team member works with other Engineers, Product Designers and other team members to deliver great user experiences.



  • Solve difficult problems through software generation
  • Write and maintain tests
  • Collaborate with Product Designers to engineer feature solutions
  • Refactor and reduce bugs
  • Participate in code reviews



  • Proven ability to write working software with tests
  • Proficiency with at least one of the following languages: Python, JavaScript, Elixir, Java
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Good knowledge of basic data structures, algorithms and patterns
  • Ability to work comfortably in a startup environment
  • Ability to pair program for extended periods of time
  • High level of proficiency with Terminal, Bash and Git


What’ll Make You Special

  • Proficiency with Haskell or Idris
  • High level of proficiency setting up AWS infrastructure
  • Experience in network engineering
  • Experience as a core contributor to ReactJS or another JavaScript framework
  • Experience as a software engineering conference speaker
  • Passion for furniture

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision insurance and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more

Why We’re Different


Meet the anti-corporate culture of Amber Engine, where there's no daunting hierarchy, "boss" is a four-letter word, and if you work hard, you're the one who'll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you'll work, we're dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you're at it.


Amber Engine is an equal opportunity employer.

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