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Digital Product Leader, Mortgage and Real Estate in Philadelphia, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 8/25/2018

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Job Description

The Digital Mortgage and Real Estate Product Leader is a leader who will create the digital product vision and strategy to support our company’s needs in the digital channel (B2C, B2B). You will work with cross-functional teams to define, design and implement our next generation digital mortgage and real estate products and frameworks (UI, Portal…) to support world class front-end web experiences. You will also work with Product, Operation, Marketing, Sales and UX teams on developing state-of-the-art user centered customer experiences and own all aspects of product development through all phases of the software development life cycle.
This role can be based in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Denver or Tampa.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the UX Architect and Strategy Lead

  • Research, architect and develop innovative digital mortgage solutions to engineer highly responsive and engaging web and mobile front ends with technical excellence.
  • Work closely with product owner(s) to provide project estimates based on customer experience, features and envisioned solution.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Implement rapid prototypes to evaluate solutions and ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Provide thought leadership on future of product framework and design concepts in architecting e-commerce applications.  Pro-actively look for ways to improve our products, platform, and UI framework.
  • Ensure architecture and design of the solution is in alignment with overall enterprise architecture.
  • Work closely with and incorporate feedback from product management and back-end engineers.
  • Mentor junior software architects and engineers.

Job Specifications


  • Experience in mortgage and real estate industry
  • Track record in developing mortgage and real estate related digital solutions
  • Experience in test driven development
  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques.
  • Experience building mobile applications.
  • Data-informed product development through analytic, A/B testing, and user group testing.
  • Embrace end-to-end ownership of projects.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Agile

Skills and Abilities:

  • 5-7 years+ as a software engineer, with a minimum of 3+ years as a digital product lead / architect for highly trafficked customer facing digital products.
  • Experience leading large scale digital transformations and design of re-usable User Experience subsystems highly preferred.
  • Ability to influence, guide, and reinforce the adoption of standards and processes across the development teams.
  • A customer-centric mentality/passion for building products with great UX.
  • Ability to lead, train, and mentor other Engineers.
  • Strong presentation and verbal communications skills.
  • Nice to have:
  • Extensive experience using libraries, tools, and frameworks such as: React, Angular 4, Ember, Node, jQuery, Dojo, Bootstrap, Sencha, HighCharts, D3, Backbone, Capybara, Grunt, XML, JSON, HTML, CSS, Web services and API’s.
  • Experience with responsive, adaptive UI design and development In-depth knowledge of framework code and methods of component architecture.
  • A track record of writing clean, high quality, high performing, scalable code.
  • Experience with a CI/CD pipeline, GIT, Stash, Bit Bucket, Artifactory, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience in one or more of the following cloud platforms: Cloud Foundry, Openshift, AWS Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, Heroku, or other PaaS technologies.

Other Position Parameters:

  • Agile Certification and experience with using Agile Development Methodology

Prior Work Experience

  • Technical:   5 - 8 years

Education and Credentials

  • Required:    Bachelor’s Degree,  Concentration in Computer Science or Related
  • Preferred:    Master’s Degree
  • Other Certifications::   Agile Certification

EEO Statement

Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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