Software Engineer Senior at USAA (San Antonio, TX)

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Purpose of Job

We are seeking a talented API/Java Software Engineer Senior for our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, Phoenix, AZ or Remote locations.

This role will work on a P&C Insurance Technology software modernization initiative supporting Auto LOB modernization journey. This team primarily focuses on various backend technologies (REST API, Kafka) and to some extent front-end development (React/Redux) as well. You will collaborate with geographically distributed IT and business teams to deliver high quality applications.

As a Java Engineer, you are expected to be able to function in a fast-paced environment driving innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development ensuring quality is built into all solutions leveraging TDD. Your responsibilities will require you to be knowledgeable in API development. You will be a part of teams of developers guiding on engineering and architecture best practices as well as demonstrate the ability to partner and engage with other engineers and architects. You will work closely with business clients and UI designers to analyze user requirements, code applications and customize and/or integrate commercial software packages for both internal employees and external member-facing applications across multiple platforms.

Here, you will invent. You'll design and test. You'll take risks. You'll create new technology, but the impact you'll make on our members will be far more significant.

Senior level Software Engineers provide support to the Enterprise 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.

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 singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

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 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.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • 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 technical solutions across many technologies to tie together existing systems and tools.
  • Lead code/design reviews with team to ensure smooth daily operations and accurate planning.
  • Develop complex algorithms to solve business needs
  • Investigates and resolves complex application and system technical problems and production issues by directing troubleshooting of end-to-end solutions.
  • Mentors' engineers, coach engineers on design, development, and maintenance of systems; Review teammates' code
  • Influence architecture, quality standards and understand, identify, measure across entire solution
  • Identify system performance issues and optimize solution


Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum requirement can be used in lieu of a degree (10 years of experience in lieu of a degree)
  • 6 years of software development experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding within Java
  • 4 years of experience delivering technology solutions in all phases of the software systems and application development lifecycle to include leading code/design reviews.
  • Basic Understanding of one or more of the following: Java, Swift, Objective-C, Cobol, JavaScript, Kotlin, C++, HTML, CSS, SQL
  • Demonstrated experience researching technical issues and generating creative/innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience addressing production issues by troubleshooting applications and systems.
  • Experience articulating technical challenges and solutions
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of security coding practices and secure system fundamentals


Preferred experience:
  • Full-stack developer with both UI (JavaScript) and API development skills.
  • Experience building APIs with Spring Boot
  • Ability to design and implement container based APIs using container frameworks like OpenShift, Docker, or Kubernetes.
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD, YAML, etc. to design and implement container-based deployments of Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Working experience with AWS/Cloud is big plus.


The above description reflects the details considered necessary 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

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 58 open jobs at USAA, click here.
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