Sr. Software Engineer, Backend/Full Stack - 100% Remote

Radian Group Inc. Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

See yourself at Radian? We see you here too.

At Radian, we see you. For the person you are and the potential you hold. That's why we've embraced a new way of working that lets our people across the country be themselves, be their best and be their boldest. Because when each of us is truly seen, each of us gives our best - and at Radian, we'll give you our best right back.

This position will involve the ongoing development and support of multiple web-based J2EE applications used throughout Radian. The candidate will be responsible for translating business requirements into cost-effective solutions, designing and developing those solutions with minimal supervision, and troubleshooting and supporting production systems. This position will also participate in the ongoing effort to modernize the platform and keep abreast of current best-practices.

See Yourself as a Sr. Backend Software Engineer

This position will involve the ongoing development and support of multiple web-based J2EE applications used throughout Radian. The candidate will be responsible for translating business requirements into cost-effective solutions, designing and developing those solutions with minimal supervision, and troubleshooting and supporting production systems. This position will also participate in the ongoing effort to modernize the platform and keep abreast of current best-practices.

See Your Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze application requests and business requirements for completeness and feasibility.

  • Estimate, design, prototype, develop, document, and unit test solutions to business problems on a project by project basis.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with production systems, including applications that were built by other teams.

  • Provide 2nd tier, off-hours remote support, and Participate in the production release activities as needed.

  • Mentor team members and aid in assigning work to engineers within the delivery team.

  • Review programs developed by offshore team and provide comments, feedback and suggestions to Application Architect and other developers.

  • Participate in the daily design and implementation activities of core subsystems for new features, enhancements and revisions.

  • Support the enterprise platform as needed and provide instant hot-fixes for critical issues as needed.

See the Job Specifications

Your Knowledge:

  • A proven understanding of SOA, and development of applications using this model.

  • At least seven years of Java development experience, working on large-scale J2EE applications in a BEA Weblogic environment.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills working in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Experience working in Agile methodology.

  • High level of energy and enthusiasm. Must have strong interpersonal, organizational, and advanced problem solving skills.

Your Skills and Abilities:

  • Very strong proficiency with JavaScript/NodeJS

  • Good understanding of API development REST/GraphQL (GraphQL is a strong plus)

  • Some experience with relational/NoSQL databases

  • Basic understanding of Docker + Kubernetes

  • Proven experience in Enterprise Application Architecture with a knowledge of OOD, design patterns, data modeling, messaging, session, Java Serialization, Java persistence, XML, JSON, SOAP, SOA, JavaMail, Web Services, Restful Web Services, Struts framework and related Java EE technologies

  • Experience in transactional middleware implementations (Microsoft BizTalk), high-volume SQL database applications (SQL Server), JDBC transactions, JDBC connection pools, concurrent programming issues, and critical section implementations in a leading J2EE environment like WebSphere or Weblogic application servers

  • Experience in JSP, HTML, JavaScripts, Ajax, jQuerry, Web 2.0 programming and efficient web front end designs

  • Network programming experience with TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS streams with XML, JSON and text messages

Other Position Parameters:

  • Experience in use of Quality Center and StarTeam in a development environment.

  • Experience in use of Jenkins and GIT for software deployment.

  • Ability to research new technologies and create conceptual models or solutions and present them to high-level audience cross business, applications and technology domains.

  • Experience with JRules and Microsoft BizTalk (not mandatory).

Your Prior Work Experience:

  • Technical: 8 - 10 years

  • Supervisory: None

Your Education and Credentials:

  • Required: Bachelor's Degree, Concentration in B.S. Computer Science, Engineering or related field

See Your Location

Radian is committed to a flexible work environment for many of our roles. This is a Work From Anywhere role meaning you have the flexibility to work from home (or another designated workspace that fits your needs).

This role provides additional flexibility should you want to work on-site at a Radian office. Explore our office locations here and let your Talent Acquisition Partner know you would be interested in working on-site.

  • Work From Anywhere is subject to Radian's Alternative Work Policy and business needs.

See Why You Should Work With Us

  • Competitive Compensation: anticipated base salary from $96,000 to $147,000 based on skills and experience. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program

  • Our Company Makes an Impact. We've been recognized by multiple organizations like, being included on Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index, being honored as a Tech 100 by HousingWire, pledging to PwC's CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion commitment, and receiving the Diversity and Inclusion Residential Leadership Award from the MBA.

  • Rest and Relaxation. Generous time off starting day one, 9 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday in support of our DEI culture.

  • Health Benefits. Multiple medical plan choices, including HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision.

  • Prepare for your Future. 401(k) with a top of market company match (did we mention the company match is immediately vested?!)

  • Paid Parental Leave. An opportunity for all new parents to embrace this exciting change.

  • Employee Assistance and Discount Programs. From helping you navigate the healthcare system, to providing resources and assistance to parents and caregivers of children with development disabilities, to scoring discounts with thousands of retailers.

  • Pet Insurance. To help protect our furry family members.

See More About Radian

Radian is a fintech servicing the mortgage and real estate services industry. As a team, we pride ourselves on seeing the potential of every person, every idea and every day.

Seeing each other at Radian goes far beyond our open, flexible culture. It means seeing our people's potential - and creating inspiring career paths that help them get there. Or seeing new pathways and innovating for the future of our industry. It means seeing each other for all that we are. And it means seeing our purpose as one that extends beyond the bottom line - having an impact on communities across the country to help more people achieve the American Dream of homeownership.

We hope you'll see yourself at Radian. See more about us at

Defining Roles for Radian's Future

Understanding the qualities and characteristics that define a Leader and an Employee is important to building our future-fit workforce. Radian's future is only as bright as its people. For that reason, our People Plan includes profiles to support the qualities and characteristics that each Leader as well as each Employee should embody upon hire or via development.

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, gender identity, 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Details

To learn more about Radian's Code of Conduct and Ethics and workplace conduct, please click [here]. Radian participates in E-Verify [Link] (en espaol [Link]). Learn more about your rights under immigration laws [Link] (en espaol [Link]).


Whether you require an accommodation for the job application or interview process, Radian is dedicated to a barrier-free employment process and encourages a diverse workforce. If you have questions about the accommodation process, please e-mail

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Sr. Software Engineer, Backend/Full Stack - 100% Remote

Radian Group Inc.