Principal - Software Dev at Ally Financial

| Detroit, MI
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Career area



United States

Work Location(s)

500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, WFH - Alaska, Remote, AK, Work From Home, Remote, AB, Work From Home, Remote, AL


North Carolina



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Posted Date

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Working time


Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that's more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You're constantly evolving, so shouldn't your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

The Ally Technology Lab is charged with identifying and capitalizing on emerging technology trends to drive enterprise value by partnering with teams across Ally. We lead the charge in spotting industry trends and leveraging outside in thinking to demonstrate the art of the possible thru proof of technology and rapid prototyping. We are looking for full stack developers to join this growing team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who loves experimentation, has a proven track record of introducing game changing technology solutions and has a keen interest in understanding enterprise needs and identifying unconventional opportunities for success. You should have a passion for finding the art of the possible thru experimentation and have published work to back it up. You should also understand enterprise scalability and build prototypes with an eye full scale commercialization.

The Work Itself

  • Rapidly develop enterprise software based on requirement documents, prototypes, or verbal requirements
  • Learn and adopt new concepts & technologies quickly and implement them effectively in projects
  • Work across peer groups to resolve and understand complex technical/design issues.
  • Rapid prototying and development with middleware Java stack, Spring, messaging technologies and web containers, Client side tech stack: HTML, CSS/SCSS, JavaScript, and Angular/React
  • Study new and emerging technologies and carry out POCs.
  • Experience working in an Agile software delivery environment, with exposure to continuous integration and continuous delivery tools.

The Skills You Bring

  • 5+years of proven ability to build high-quality, test-driven end-to-end systems
  • Expertise in developing cloud native solutions
  • Deep knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, methodologies, and their application to business opportunities.
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript, node, Express, Angular and Java although we're open to strong developers with experience in other languages or frameworks and a desire to learn.
  • Expertise in various relational and no SQL database technologies
  • Someone who writes clean, maintainable code and refactors and improves the codebase as they add features to it
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and change

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally's total compensation - or total rewards - extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at [email protected] Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
More Information on Ally Financial
Ally Financial operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI, New York City, NY and Charlotte, NC. Ally Financial was founded in 1919. It has 11000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 303 open jobs at Ally Financial, click here.
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