Technical Support Engineer II

Ellie Mae


Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit or call (877) 355-4362 to learn more.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and effectively apply learned technical and domain expertise to assist customers and team members in the intended and proper use of Ellie Mae software solutions.
  • Resolve complex problems reported by the customer to the agent in a timely manner with minimal assistance for 95% of all cases assigned at six-month’s tenure in the role while maintaining a satisfactory level of customer satisfaction.
  • Drive service level attainment to departmental standards.
  • Strive for first-call resolution, balancing completeness of resolution and quality of service while maintaining appropriate technical escalation rates in accordance to departmental standards.
  • Recognize systemic customer-impacting problems, and respond appropriately per departmental procedure.
  • Understand and follow company and departmental guidelines and policies for customer interaction/customer service.
  • Adopt and exhibit core behaviors toward teamwork and professionalism as defined by departmental standard.
  • Drive customer interactions as set forth by department policy and procedure.
  • Manage case backlog to departmental standards.
  • Thoroughly and accurately document details of all customer interactions in appropriate case management system.
  • Mentor and assist Team Members in workload and understanding of the systems and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Additional primary duties include assisting/handling customer calls to resolve issues, trouble-shooting of Encompass and EPPS processes, working with account managers.
  • Other responsibilities of the role include collaborating with other industry and technical groups in improving processes and communicating best practices.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years’ experience and a Bachelor Degree or equivalent.
  • Possesses an ability to manage own time to department and team standards and expectations.
  • Possesses job-relevant domain (Mortgage Banking Industry) and technical knowledge to a degree commensurate with the responsibilities of the role.
  • An ability to analyze and decipher customer issues with processing, underwriting, and closing and post-closing, and secondary marketing to include regulatory requirements, XML files, system logs and investor guidelines.
  • An ability to demonstrate basic competency in mortgage processing and loan origination systems. Preference for experience in using Encompass.
  • An understanding of the workings of loan origination systems and product and pricing engines to the conceptual level.
  • Collaborates: Partners and works collaboratively to meet shared objectives. Cooperative; Fair; Trustworthy.
  • Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers, by written and oral communications, information which is clear, salient, and audience-appropriate.  Listens attentively; Adapts communication style to the audience and setting; Communicates effectively in large and small groups, and one-to-one. Deliver salient information and complete solutions with confidence.
  • Customer Focus: Exhibits a sense of dedication to meeting the expectations and requirements of the customer. Actions are considerate of customer need and perception; Builds and maintains functional and appropriate relationships; Gains trust and garners the respect of the customer.
  • Drives Results: Can consistently demonstrate achievement of results toward goals and objectives.  Persistent; Empowered; Promotes and appropriately encourages others to meet/exceed goals.
  • Manages Complexity:  Possesses the capability, capacity, and patience to collect and consider complex, large quantities, and/or potentially contradictory information in the process of triage, problem analysis, and resolution.  Critical thinking; Problem solving. Obtain relevant diagnostic information and apply to issue analysis and resolution efforts. Is skilled in the applied techniques and methods of software support, troubleshooting, and issue diagnosis.
  • Nimble Learning: Willingly and actively learns through experimentation and problem solving.  Curious; Learns concepts quickly; Seeks knowledge. Ability to learn and apply the use of department, job, and role specific policies, processes, procedures and technologies.
  • Technical Savvy: Exhibits a willingness and desire to learn diverse, job-appropriate technologies and technical skills.  Capacity to understand technical concepts, processes, procedures, and tools. An aptitude for technical problem solving, including the ability to learn and adopt new technical concepts, processes, and troubleshooting procedures.     

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possesses a basic understanding of mortgage processing through a loan origination system. Prior experience working within a loan origination system.
  • A basic familiarity with, and understanding of assisting and mentoring staff in a lead or supervisory role.
  • Decision Quality: Makes sound, timely decisions toward agreed upon personal, company, and departmental/team objectives and goals.  Consistently demonstrates good judgement; Considers relevant factors; Applies good practices and methodology to decision making. Understands and appropriately balances and prioritizes work efforts to operational needs.
  • Drives Engagement: Actively works to motivate and create a climate of high-engagement and orientation toward achievement of objectives and goals.  Empowers; Invites input; Fosters visibility and ownership.
  • Manages Ambiguity: Demonstrates an ability to remain productive and function effectively in the role when situations are uncertain, unclear, or where situational information is not complete.  Adaptable; Flexible; Resilient
  • Plans and Aligns: Successfully applies effort toward the planning and prioritization of work efforts necessary to support and satisfy commitments aligned with organizational goals.  Objective oriented; Develops initiatives and actions to support objectives; Anticipates and adjusts; Plans for contingencies. Plan and self-manage work efforts to goals and department/team objectives.


Ellie Mae is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, Females, Disabled and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.




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