Launch into a career that will shape the future of an industry.

Optimal Blue is looking for self-motivated individuals that will thrive in an innovative and collaborative environment! You’ll notice that our culture is one in which employees are truly dedicated to working as a team to shape the future of the dynamic mortgage technology industry. Optimal Blue is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, as well as the contribution of different perspectives that help in building a better company and superlative technology solutions.

We encourage you to explore our open positions below or submit your resume to careers@optimalblue.com.

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Job Summary:

We are looking for an Optimal Blue Account Manager/Client Services Representative who is responsible for a variety of tasks required to provide support for existing customers.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Maintain customer relationships; proactively provide customers with helpful information regarding the system and make suggestions on how to use the system to its full capability
  • Complete defined Account Management/product training to obtain complete understanding of the system
  • Converse with customers by phone addressing any questions, problems, and ongoing training
  • Stay informed on new release changes and new products
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service evidenced by customer feedback and performance reviews
  • Stay informed on industry trends
  • Conduct in person (on site or at customer’s location) training sessions

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • At least two years’ experience in the mortgage lending industry
  • Secondary marketing experience
  • Familiarity and experience with mortgage technology including PPEs, LOS, etc.
  • Familiarity and understanding of the loan process from origination to sale
  • Familiarity with investor rate sheets and product guidelines is required
  • Basic to advanced computer skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Some travel required

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to help expand upon a new data engineering and analytics initiative for one of the fastest growing technology companies in the DFW area. Your role will be responsible for developing data products used by our SaaS customers. if you like data, have an analytical mind set and an eye for detail, this is the opportunity for you!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be a key contributor in a cross-functional, agile, data engineering and analytics team.
  • Perform data wrangling using a variety of tools and techniques.
  • Develop ETL pipelines using source databases and REST services.
  • Build scalable and supportable data platforms and support the fast-growing data within the business.
  • Integrate with data mining packages (ML, ANNs, Decision Tree, etc.), e.g. the Azure Cortana Intelligence suite
  • Develop, support the development of, reports and visualizations using Power BI or similar packages.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity through well-defined acceptance criteria and testing.
  • Help shape user stories for new capabilities, ensuring data lineage is well managed as part of the process.

Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in ETL development and backroom processes required.
  • Strong SQL experience, including advanced query concepts and query performance tuning.
  • Experience with standard star schema design and development concepts, including fact table types, grain levels and SCDs required.
  • Experience in cloud computing (PaaS and IaaS) environments.
  • Experience in general-purpose programming language such as C#, Java, or Python.
  • Familiarity with Big Data platforms and pipeline concepts.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary

As a SaaS company, our Business Analysts play a critical role in defining and documenting the business requirements for our products/services and serving as the primary liaison between stakeholders and the development team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work with stakeholders to create clear business requirements for new product/service offerings by decomposing business cases into functional business requirements documents and capturing and communicating questions and changes to project stakeholders
  • Prepare documentation to include business requirements, functional requirements, impact analysis, and key decisions
  • Produce and maintain project artifacts
  • Work closely with the development team to address issues or points of clarification, move development forward using backlog grooming and sprint prioritization, testing products/services and ensuring successful development of requirements as agreed upon by the stakeholders
  • Facilitate cross-functional team communication and meetings to include design and planning meetings

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a Business Analyst to include:
    • Understanding of the SDLC using Agile methodologies
    • Strong analytical thinking and the ability to translate business rules and requirements into application and technical specifications.
    • Ability to facilitate requirements gathering to include evaluating information provided from multiple sources and distinguishing between user request and actual underlying needs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience desired
  • Domain knowledge of Mortgage banking, experience in Secondary Marketing preferred

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

Guideline Specialists at Optimal Blue perform a variety of tasks to effectively manage the content of the Optimal Blue system. Guideline Specialists handle all aspects of content implementation and maintenance including research, programming, and quality assurance testing of investor specific content. Guideline Specialists also perform software testing for new or updated Optimal Blue system features. As a team, all Guideline Specialists must work together ensure all information is accurate and reliably represented within the Optimal Blue system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review investor product matrices, underwriting guidelines and rate sheets and program those eligibility rules and price adjustments with a high degree of accuracy into Optimal Blue’s internal system.
  • Completes content updates in an efficiently following department procedures.
  • Test products for accuracy using the Optimal Blue’s Lender system.
  • Participate in projects involving content related programming and QA testing for new and/or existing system functionality.
  • Gain strong knowledge base for individual investors, as well as Optimal Blue system features and functionality.
  • Research and resolve customer reported product eligibility and/or price adjustment issues.
  • Work together with Client Services, Investor Relations and Technical Departments on various projects.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Residential mortgage product knowledge (i.e. lock desk, secondary market experience); familiarity with investor rate sheets and product guidelines preferred.
  • Strong analytical and auditing skills.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter, multi-task oriented, results driven and can work within and meet specific time constraints.
  • Ability to work independently but still cooperative in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills.
  • Strong technical skills; proficient in MS products and other web-based applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Experience with a pricing engine or mortgage product configuration a plus.

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for verification and validation of software developed by the development team. This position will combine manual and automation testing skills. The ideal candidate will be innovative, self-motivated, a quick study and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities. This person must be able to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develops test plans, test cases, strategies and QA metrics in support of test execution.
  • Execute functional, regression, and various other types of testing as appropriate.
  • Gain a firm understanding of business rules and new features being implemented.
  • Estimate test effort and provide updates on remaining work to project team and project management.
  • Develop and maintain manual, functional and regression test scripts.
  • Effectively employ test automation to reduce testing cycles on repeated tasks.
  • Performs full functional & regression testing on software products.
  • Reviews functional specifications and assists in evaluating test automation approach profiling of manual test cases for automation test opportunities.
  • Assist developers on bug fixes, bug isolation, and resolution.
  • Support the use of procedures, policies and systems in testing.
  • Accurately report and manage defects.
  • Actively participate in quality assurance process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Computer Science, or related subject
  • 2 years of Web Test Automation experience.
  • 3 years of overall QA experience
  • Experience in Quality assurance/system testing methodologies, including software development cycles, testing processes and standards.
    • Functional Test Automation Development
    • Experience with GUI automated test frameworks; preferred CodedUI and/or C#
    • Experience with defect tracking tools
    • Strong understanding of testing techniques, approaches, and strategies
    • Web application testing experience
    • Data gathering, compiling and analysis skills.
    • Experience in Agile development environment preferred
    • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Exhibits good judgment, professionalism, and open-mindedness
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, trainable, and a team player
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments; able to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to details
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with hands-on, “get it done” attitude
  • Self-starter, customer-service oriented and ability to communicate with business partners

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Spring 2018 & Summer 2018

Job Summary:

We are looking for bright and talented individuals to join us as interns in our Software Development team! We are a .Net, agile shop and one of the fastest growing technology companiens in the DFW area.

If these traits describe you – please apply!:

  • A focus on quality and performance
  • A strong sense of ownership and accountability for the things you build
  • A desire to produce great quality software while having fun
  • Out of the box problem solving skills
  • High energy with a positive attitude and great communication skills
  • A great team oriented attitude with a drive for success
  • A desire to learn in a rapid paced environment

Qualifications:

  • Junior or Seniors highly preferred – lower level students considered if you have experience
  • Prefer Bachelor degree/Fast track candidates but will consider Master’s candidates
  • Spring 2018 – must be able to work up to 20 hours per week, M-F, during normal business hours
  • Summer 2018 – Full time (40 hrs/week) is avaialble

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

Manage builds/releases in an agile environment. Will act as a liaison between varying business units to promote smooth and timely delivery of software services and/or updates.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages builds/releases for Enterprise SaaS solution in a dynamic environment.
  • Perform release activities in coordination with Product, PM, QA, and development teams in a timely and efficient manner to ensure smooth repeatable releases.
  • Administer TFS and build solution into the production and pre-production environments.
  • Support and enhance build and deployment tools through automation using a combination of scripting and processes.
  • Support multiple concurrent releases through various staging environments.
  • Works with third party integration vendors, customers and the networking group to resolve outages in production environments.
  • Maintains stack diagrams, configuration information and release history for all pre-production and production environments.
  • Configures and prepares production releases, prepares deployment and rollback instructions, presents production patches and releases to the change board.
  • Supports ongoing project needs in build construction, promotion and verification with focus to implement build and release automation.
  • Works to create releases via ARM and PowerShell to Azure
  • Works to Automate all parts of the deployment process

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience with database migrations and database versioning technologies
  • Minimum 3 years in Release Engineering role to include:
  • Source code management administration
  • Building and deploying .Net based applications using automation
  • Isolating build/deployment issues versus code issues
  • TFS administration/GIT administration
  • Visual Studio Online / TFS Build and Deploy Automation preferred
  • Experience working with web server technologies. SaaS experience preferred.
  • Solid background in Agile SDLC management
  • Experience working with rapid, overlapping product release cycles and shifting priorities

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

This is an entry level position that will introduce the candidate to the secondary marketing sector of the mortgage origination industry.

Detailed Responsibilities:

Responsible for a variety of tasks, such as:

  • Verbal/electronic confirmation and balancing of MBS trades and investor commitments
  • Addressing and reconciling trade/commitment discrepancies
  • Execution and transmission of trade assignments
  • Data Entry
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma required; an undergraduate degree is preferred (Business, Finance or Economics is desired)
  • Candidate must have a strong work ethic, high attention to detail and excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • This position requires the ability to work as part of a team in a trading environment, to work directly with vendors, and make use of excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Excel skills are also a plus

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Equal Employment Opportunities

Optimal Blue, LLC its affiliates and subsidiaries (the “Company”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, pregnancy (childbirth & related conditions), gender, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, national origin to include ancestry, age, disability (mental or physical), marital status, military or veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Optimal Blue participates in the E-Verify program.