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Software Developer - IT in Philadelphia, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Radian connects lenders, homebuyers, investors and loan servicers using a suite of private mortgage insurance and related risk management products and services. We help promote and preserve the tradition of homeownership while protecting lenders from default-related losses on residential first mortgages. We also facilitate the sale of low-down payment mortgages in the secondary market.

Our commitment to homeownership is built on a foundation of evaluating credit risk; we help clients and investors expertly and prudently manage risk in any market condition.

An experienced software engineer with significant knowledge of ASP.NET web application development languages and tools. This role will work with internal customers to design, develop, unit test and deliver business functionality. This role will use their expertise and knowledge of industry best practices to recommend changes to current state applications. This role will mentor current developers on industry best practices.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze application requests and business requirements for completeness and understanding.
  • Analyze existing application design and code.
  • Determine level of effort to design, build, and code, document and unit test, following Object-Oriented Design principle.
  • Design, prototype build, code, document and unit test solutions for projects.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production system issues.
  • Analyze industry best practices and recommend changes to current state application.
  • Mentor current developers on industry best practices.

Job Specifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of mortgage insurance life cycle is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience with both agile and waterfall development methodologies is preferred.
  • Ability to interpret written requirements and technical specification documents
  • Ability to develop software according to standards and design guidelines
  • Strong knowledge of .NET web framework and Microsoft SQL
  • Proficient in VB.NET and/or C#
  • Front-end web development expertise with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, Ajax and jQuery.
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Continuous Integration using Jenkins 
  • Knowledge of GIT, in a team environment 
  • Knowledge of modern web frameworks like Angular JS and Bootstrap.
  • Experience with developing and testing REST API 

Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years development experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems Management


  • 1500 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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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