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Software Engineer Lead

Company: USAA
Location: Garland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are seeking a talented Software Engineer - Lead Level for our San Antonio, Plano, Phoenix, Charlotte, Tampa or Colorado Springs facility. This person may also work remotely in a 100% remote work environment.

The person selected for this role will have the opportunity to embark on one of the world's largest Modernization Journey. This person will have the opportunity to work on industry leading Greenfield implementations that meets the highest DevOps standards providing best user experience on prem and on the cloud. The person will help establish the AWS Cloud platform. They will work with multiple cutting-edge technologies in creating continuous delivery systems. They will be responsible for mentoring and teaching existing team members.

Additionally, this role provides support to the Enterprise and has an opportunity to significantly impact organizational growth and effectiveness through delivering best in class technology solutions. Engaged in all phases of the software systems and application development lifecycle which include; gathering and analyzing requirements, designing, testing, documenting and implementing software, responding to outages. Identify and manage existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and ensure these risks are effectively identified and escalated to be measured, monitored and controlled.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.About USAA ITOur most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million members who rely on us every day.We're proud of USAA's strong history -- and we're even more passionate about our future. That's why we have a team of supportive and collaborative hardworking technology professionals focused on doing more for our members. And why we're continuing to add innovative problem solvers to our team. With us, you'll find exciting challenges that inspire you to continue learning and growing.Tasks:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Design, develop, code, and test complex cross functional technical solutions, often collaborating with Engineers or Architects outside of team/department.
  • Leads the team in code/design reviews to ensure smooth daily operations and accurate planning for multiple teams.
  • Organize work and lead multiple teams to deliver features and solutions.
  • Independently resolves complex production issues and leads troubleshooting of end-to-end solutions that span multiple applications and systems.
  • Mentor and coach junior / experienced engineers.
  • Work with architecture to help define directions for cross functional or highly complex key technologies within a specific domain.
  • May begin advancing professional development through active participation in industry organizations, writing programming publications, pursuing educational opportunities, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Leverages Site Reliability Engineering practices in their domain.Minimum requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree OR 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum requirement can be used in lieu of a degree.
    • 8 years of software development experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding within a specific discipline(s)/technology(s) to include 2 years demonstrated leadership driving enterprise technology projects or initiatives
    • 6 years of experience delivering technology solutions in all phases of the software systems and application development lifecycle.
    • Highly proficient in software engineering languages and tools; ability to develop on multiple platforms.
    • Knowledge and advanced experience of leading code/design reviews
    • Demonstrated ability to address complex production issues by troubleshooting applications and systems
    • Ability to quickly understand applicable business acumen to provide appropriate Engineering solutions
    • Deep Understanding of one or more of the following: Java, Swift, Objective-C, Cobol, JavaScript, Kotlin, C++, HTML, CSS, SQLPreferred experience:
      • 12+ years of experience in IT as an engineer, technical lead, and/or architect
      • 7+ years of experience in Java development
      • Experience with setting DevOps Strategy
      • Experience working with container technologies
      • Experience with AWS cloud Migration
      • Understanding of microservices architecture design and implementation
      • Experience developing and testing and lifecycle management of REST services
      • Experience & understanding of multiple AWS technologies including: Lambda, S3, Aurora, Secrets Manager, Qlik, Macie, Datadog etc
      • Experience creating high level designs and detailed level designs for other developers and hands on
      • Demonstrated experience owning a deliverable and driving it to completion
      • Experience technically leading teams of 4 or move developersCompensation:USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is: $117,600.00 - $211,700*Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors. Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours. Benefits:At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals. Please click on the link below for more details.Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, Garland , Software Engineer Lead, IT / Software / Systems , Garland, Texas

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