Java Software Engineer - Web Services - Senior Level
Posted on: January 8, 2020
Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking talented Java Software
Engineers - Senior Level for our Phoenix, Arizona facility.
USAA Java Software Engineers create and maintain APIs for our
business software applications that our members use. Done well,
many may never realize or appreciate how critical these APIs are or
how we've made them simpler. Faster. Safer. Yet they help make our
members' lives better. It's a great challenge and
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.
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.
As a Java Engineer, it will be your responsibility to maintain code
integrity and quality.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. In
each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best
Companies to Work For -, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top
10 Military Friendly - Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a
robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses
ABOUT USAA ITOur most important 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
4,000 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.This Job Posting is for multiple
openings available in 2019 and 2020.See what it's like to work for
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Technology: We're Hiring in PhoenixPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Utilizing technical expertise; Creates system requirements,
performs design and analysis, and coding and unit testing of
complex to highly complex system functionality and/or defect
correction across multiple platforms. Identifies ideas to improve
system performance and impact availability. Resolves complex
technical design issues.
- Provides functional and/or technical guidance in evaluating
applications systems or evaluating requests for proposals.
Coordinates changes and influences and prioritizes tasks with
business or technical departments.
- Analyzes and influences technical, system, and/or user
requirements. Identifies and creates solutions to improve system
performance and availability. Facilitates root cause analysis of
system issues to minimize impact and future occurrences.
- Creates system documentation/play book(s) and serves as a lead
technical reviewer and contributor in requirements, design and code
reviews. Typically serves as a resource to the business.
- Develops accurate estimates on work packages and ensures the
accuracy of estimates developed by less experienced internal and
third party team members. Analyzes and designs specifications for
less experienced internal and third party team members to execute.
Acts as a technical resource throughout the development life cycle.
May also actively contribute to the technical and soft skills
development of team members.
- Assists team leads and management with delegation of technical
work packages to cross-functional and third party team members for
execution through the full development life cycle. Keeps management
appropriately informed of progress and issues.
- Coordinates system application transition from development
teams to maintenance and production teams, and/or constructs and
implements necessary controls to assure system/application
- Bachelor's degree OR four additional years of related
experience in lieu of a degree.
- And 6+ years of software engineering/development experience
utilizing Java with at least 2 years experience working with Web
Services REST or SOAP.PREFERRED
- 4+ years in REST frameworks with focus on API development
- 2+ years in AGILE methodology
- 2+ years experience integrating with backend services like JMS,
J2C, ORM frameworks (Hibernate, JPA, JDO, etc), JDBC.
- Ability to design and implement container based APIs using
container frameworks like OpenShift, Docker, or Kubernetes.
- Relational Database design and optimization with Oracle DB2,
MySQL, or Postgres
- Understanding of microservices architecture design and
- Working experience with Gradle, GIT, GitHUB, GITLab, etc.
around continuous integration and continuous delivery
- Cloud infrastructure application development with vendors like
AWS, Google or Microsoft.
- Experience testing in REST servicesBENEFITS -USAA's most
valuable resource is our 28,000 employees. We promote a culture of
diversity and inclusion, encouraging varied perspectives and ideas.
Our team enjoys world-class benefits, pay and highly competitive
reward opportunities, including comprehensive healthcare, wellness
and wealth building programs, employee resource groups, 401K
matching dollar-for-dollar up to 8% of pay, career planning and
continuing education. We promote a strong work-life balance with a
variety of on-site services and conveniences depending on location,
including a daycare, health center and pharmacy, multiple dining
options, company stores, covered parking and free fitness centers.
USAA is a casual dress environment.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.At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits
packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or
casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision
plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.
Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education
will assist you with your professional goals.Relocation assistance
is available for this position.
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