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Ellie Mae Overview

Pleasanton, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (ELLI)
Information Technology
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform for the mortgage finance industry. A commitment to our customers, strong core values, and passionate employees fuels our success.

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Mission: Automate everything automatable in the residential mortgage industry.

Company Updates

  • Last week, we held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for our brand new Innovation Center in Pleasanton. Take a look at some of the event highlights:

    Ellie Mae Innovation Center Opens

    The Innovation Center opens at Ellie Mae headquarters in Pleasanton, CA.

  • We're honored to be named for a fifth time to the San Francisco Business Times' annual "Best Places to Work" list for the Bay Area.

    Ellie Mae Recognized as a Best Place to Work in the Bay Area

    PLEASANTON, Calif. - April 19, 2017 - (NYSE:ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, was recognized as a winner of the 2017 Bay Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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Ellie Mae – Why Work For Us?

Technology that Powers the American Dream

Our goal, we call it our North Star, is to automate everything automatable in the residential mortgage industry.

Hear our President and CEO, Jonathan Corr ask employees to think bigger in the above video.

At Ellie Mae, we believe that our purpose is tied to how our technology helps lenders deliver a mortgage faster and at a lower cost, that we make it possible for lenders, partners, and borrowers to connect as part of the same community, and that we work together to help a borrower—maybe it’s a millennial, maybe it’s a family—get a home of their own.

There’s more to our story. There’s a bigger purpose to who we are. We’re a fintech industry leader powering the American Dream.

Ellie Mae is a high-tech company with strong core values, which have endured since our beginning:

-We listen to and respect our customers, and are focused on their success.
-We deliver exceptional products that meet our customers’ needs.
-We are committed to delivering legendary customer support.
-We respect the people who work for us.
-We give back to our community.

Our values influence and inspire our daily work lifestyle. Words that describe our employee experience include:

Still want to know more about what’s it like to work at Ellie Mae? Let our employees tell you. 

We support your growth and development.

At Ellie Mae, we work together to advance our collective and individual potential. We want to see you grow and succeed in new ways, using new knowledge and skills, and offer the tools, training, and development to help passionate employees make an impact in the company from day one.

Hear more about our innovation and your development from some of our engineers, and make sure to check out our newly-opened Innovation Center.


Share in Our Success

As a market leader, we remain committed to our customers' success, and continuously innovating towards our North Star: to automate everything automatable in the residential mortgage industry. We know that a commitment to our customers, strong core values, and passionate employees fuels our success. And we all share in our success, which means you will be rewarded and recognized for your contributions.

For more news about Ellie Mae in the industry, visit our Web site.

Watch Jonathan Corr talk about Ellie Mae to Jim Cramer on CNBC's Mad Money:

Since the Start...

From our start in 1997, Ellie Mae has led the way in technology innovation for the residential mortgage industry. With enduring values and a rock-solid mission, Ellie Mae continues to evolve what's possible in our industry. 

Hear the story of Ellie Mae, as told by our Founder and Chairman, Sig Anderman.

While we have a passion for innovation, we also live the core values started by Sig from the beginning. Our enduring values balanced with innovation and technology make Ellie Mae a unique and great place to work!

Ellie Mae Reviews

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  • "Ellie Mae is a great place to work."

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    I have been working at Ellie Mae full-time (More than 3 years)


    Great culture, competitive benefits, and awesome co-workers.


    Rapid growth has been challenging.

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Ellie Mae Photos

Ellie Mae photo of: Employees at TGIT Monthly Social
Ellie Mae photo of: The Tech Organization sponsored a Brave New World, our tech summit 2017.
Ellie Mae photo of: Our Millennials employee group sponsored a networking event at the Oakland A's game.
Ellie Mae photo of: Our Engineering team sponsored a Hackathon event, and over 300 employees participated!
Ellie Mae photo of: EMerge: Women in Leadership hosts speaker Joanna Bloor
Ellie Mae photo of: Our employees in Dallas, Texas joined forces for a Habitat of Humanity build.
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Ellie Mae Interviews



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Getting an Interview





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    Average Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at Ellie Mae.


    Standard screen, in person interview with hiring manager and peer. Asked to come back for interview with peer and a VP. Never got a response even after 2 followup emails to the hiring manager and the HR recruiter.

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Ellie Mae Awards & Accolades

  • HW Tech 100, HousingWire, 2016
  • San Francisco/Silicon Valley Business Journal Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, 2016, The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, 2016
  • Women of Influence 2016, Housing Wire, 2016
  • Fast50, Housing Wire, 2015
  • Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, 2015
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