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Varicent Application Engineer

Varicent Application Engineer

Quicken Loans Inc.

Opportunity Details

Who We Are


Could Be Your Thing


The Quicken Loans Family of Companies is obsessed with always finding a better way through the creativity, innovation and transformative thinking of our leaders and team members. We certainly have the desire and ability to adapt to a changing world. And we are known to have changed the world ourselves – from revolutionizing the mortgage banking industry, to creating new technology-driven ventures, to developing life-changing career experiences, to revitalizing the communities in which we live, work and play.


We understand that the type of people we hire have a lot to share. They are transformative thinkers who help us bring about radical change. We give our team members the creative environment, freedom to think and explore, and to advance their new ideas and thoughts. That’s why we created Bullet Time, our signature program for rapid-fire innovation that nurtures “intrapreneurs” among our tech team members.


Here, the Next Big Thing could be your thing.

What You'll Do/Need

The Application Engineer plays a major role in configuring software and developing functions pertaining to the business rules and messaging among various Quicken Loans systems. In addition, the Application Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation and administration of the enterprise business rules engine. The Application Engineer applies their proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate and resolve issues while maximizing the efficiency of technology systems.


  • Ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the business rules engine that supports core integration functions
  • Work with Developers, Architects and System Engineers to identify requirements and design business rules
  • Configure and administrate the business rules engine
  • Develop or configure within the IBM Cognos ICM tool known as Varicent
  • Coordinate and assist in testing code and configuration changes
  • Evaluate the costs and benefits of various changes and set priorities accordingly
  • Analyze proposed design changes
  • Follow product trends and technology innovations


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or an equivalent field
  • Experience with Varicent
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Business rules engines experience
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Experience interpreting and writing business rules in a rules engine application
  • Knowledge of XML
  • SQL experience

What’ll Make You Special

  • Experience using product pricing or eligibility guidelines from originated or serviced loans

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, 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


Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.


Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.


Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010–2015 Primary Mortgage Origination and 2014–2015 Primary Mortgage Servicer StudiesSM. 2015 Origination (or Sales) based on 4,666 total responses and measures experiences and perceptions of consumers who originated a new mortgage, surveyed in July–August 2015. 2015 Servicing based on 5,922 total responses and measures experiences and perceptions of consumers with their current mortgage servicer, surveyed in March–April 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit JDPower.com.


Quicken Loans is the #1 online lender and the second largest retail mortgage lender in the U.S., according to National Mortgage News, Quarter 2, 2015.