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Rock Family of Companies Android Developer in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience developing Android apps using Java/Kotlin

  • Solid understanding of the Android SDK and Android Studio

  • Solid understanding of Dagger, RxJava, Coroutines, LiveData, Navigation Components, and Android Architecture Components

  • Ability to write clean code and offer meaningful feedback in pull requests

  • Knowledge of testing and debugging tools for mobile applications

  • Experience communicating with Web Services

  • Experience working as part of an Agile team

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field or equivalent experience

  • User interface implementation experience

  • Team-oriented experience

  • History of supporting applications in the Google Play Store

  • Experience using Continuous Integration tools like Fastlane or CircleCI

  • Experience with SCM systems, especially GitHub

Job Summary

The Android Engineer works on a project-by-project basis with other engineers, web developers, and business and marketing team members to create an intuitive experience for mobile users. This includes creating, extending and improving native mobile applications for Android; leveraging an internal web service framework; building solutions; and maintaining existing applications, all in a high-energy environment.


  • Build great mobile apps by working with other engineers, architects, quality engineers and product managers / product owners to solve new and existing technical challenges

  • Understand requirements, implement solutions and provide administration tools and documentation for specific projects

  • Follow and enhance existing development processes

  • Measure and verify that new and old code has acceptable performance and scalability

  • Deliver accurate estimates, provide regular feedback and consistently meet project deadlines

  • Mentor other mobile software engineers by teaching mobile coding techniques, assisting with debugging issues and testing, and explaining what issues could lurk within high-level designs

  • Develop and/or perform software automated testing procedures, solutions and frameworks to ensure mobile apps function as needed

  • Translate business requirements and specifications into usable app features

  • Understand and assist with the technical infrastructure of multiple applications and services

  • Troubleshoot performance issues

  • Lead design and code reviews

  • Determine, execute and help in continuous improvements to app deployment processes

  • Anticipate and communicate blockers, delays and cost ballooning within the team’s projects before they require escalation

  • Ensure expectations with the team and external stakeholders are clarified between all parties involved

  • Be aware of and support best practices from a security perspective

  • Participate in discussions about the team’s future vision and strategy

Who We Are

We're America's largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D. Power ranked Quicken Loans "Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination" for the past 11 consecutive years, 2010 - 2020. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for 7 consecutive years, 2014 - 2020, each year the company was eligible. There's a simple reason we've been so successful: We care about the people we work with.

If you're tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you'll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won't find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was once again named to FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list in 2019 and has been included in the magazine's top one-third of companies named to the list for the past 16 consecutive years. In addition, Essence Magazine named Quicken Loans the "#1 Place to Work in the Country for African Americans."


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.