Software Engineer

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 provide the most accurate, complete and timely record of product data for the home furnishings industry.

What You'll Do/Need

The Software Engineer solves difficult engineering problems while also exploring user requirements and providing accurate estimates in the process. You will also work 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 TDD

  • Good knowledge of basic data structures, algorithms, and patterns

  • Comfortable in a startup environment

  • Ability to Pair Program for extended periods of time

  • Highly proficient with Terminal, Bash, Git

What'll Make You Special

  • Proficiency with Haskell or Idra

  • High capability in setting up AWS infrastructure

  • Experience in network engineering

  • Experience as a core contributor to ReactJS or other JS 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 and much more.

  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs including leadership and ongoing personal growth training.

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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