Java Software Engineer - Senior Level at USAA

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Purpose of Job

We are seeking a talented Software Engineer - Senior Level, for our Phoenix, AZ facility.

USAA values a work culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused deliverables. The actual days onsite are settled between each employee and the employee's manager.

The candidate selected for this position will join the Policy Modernization Team in USAA's P&C IT Organization. They will work with Java API development technologies, supporting Umbrella projects.

Additionally, you will provides support to the Enterprise and have 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 Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This outstanding mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

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About USAA IT

Our most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 12 million members who rely on us every day.

We are over 5,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.

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 and procedures for business activities.
  • Design, develop, code, and test significant technical solutions collaborating with senior and lead engineers.
  • Lead code/design reviews to ensure smooth daily operations and accurate planning at a team level.
  • Organize work and lead team 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 engineers.
  • May begin working with architecture to help influence directions for key technologies within a specific domain.


Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field of study or 4 additional years of I/T experience beyond the minimum required in lieu of a degree.
  • AND, 6+ years of software engineering/development experience utilizing Java with 2+ years experience working with RESTful Web Services
  • Demonstrated ability to independently research technical issues and generate creative/innovative solutions.


When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Preferred experience:
  • 6 years experience unit testing
  • 3 years experience with agile
  • 2+ years experience integrating with backend services like JMS, J2C, ORM frameworks (Hibernate, JPA, JDO, etc), JDBC
  • Experience with optimizing application performance
  • Experience with multi-threading
  • Experience working with messaging queues (Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc.)
  • Experience leading dev efforts for team


The above description reflects the details considered vital to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

Compensation: 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 $106,800 - $192,300 * (this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

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.

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Relocation assistance is Not Available for this position.
More Information on USAA
USAA operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Phoenix, AZ, Colorado Springs, CO, Plano, TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX, Tampa, FL, Tampa, FL and Chesapeake, VA. USAA was founded in 2022. It has 35000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Mental Health Benefits. To see all 64 open jobs at USAA, click here.
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