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Java Developer
USAA | San Antonio, TX | 7/26/2014
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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As a Fortune 200 financial services organization, USAA is on a mission - to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide by providing a full range of financial services and products. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 26,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

Recently Ranked #17 in Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014 and marking our fifth straight year in the list's Top 50, we are proud to receive consistently outstanding awards and ratings for member service, employee well-being and financial strength. Everything that happens at USAA is based on our core values: Service, Loyalty, Honesty, and Integrity. These are the foundations of how we do business with our members, as well as how we treat each other.

We are currently seeking talented Java Developer for our San Antonio, TX facility.

PURPOSE OF JOB

Software Developers and Integrators (SDIs) are engaged in all phases of the software development lifecycle which include; gathering and analyzing user/business system requirements, responding to outages and creating application system models. SDIs primary functions are to design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for internal use, perform defect corrections (analysis, design, code). In addition, SDIs participate in design meetings and consult with business clients to refine, test, and debug programs to meet business needs, and interact and sometimes direct third party partners in the achievement of business and technology initiatives. This role is a solid, career-level role where functional and technical proficiency has been obtained, and incumbents display a depth of technical understanding within their respective areas of specialization allowing them to operate independently. Incumbents also display a proficiency that allows them to begin to mentor others (third party and internal resources) on procedural matters.

JOB DUTIES

  • Independently installs, customizes and integrates commercial software packages. Facilitates root cause analysis of system issues. Works with experienced team members to conduct root cause analysis of issues, review new and existing code and/or perform unit testing. Learns to create system documentation/play books and attends requirements, design and code reviews. Receives work packages from manager and/or delegates.
  • Identifies ideas to improve system performance and impact availability. Resolves complex technical design issues.
  • Creates system documentation/play book(s) and participates as a reviewer and contributor in requirements, design and code reviews. May serve as the subject matter expert on development techniques.
  • Partners with experienced team members to develop accurate work estimates on work packages.
  • May serve as a mentor on procedural matters to less experienced internal and third party team members. May assist experienced team members with the delegation of work packages.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree or 4+ years of work experience in the Information Technology field.
  • 4+ years of software development experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding within a specific I/T discipline(s)/technology(s) - i.e., Business Intelligence, Mobile, Web, Java, etc. (this is in addition to the Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience)

Preferred

  • 6+ years of experience demonstrating technical depth and experience in particular, relevant discipline(s) and/or application(s).
  • Experience leading teams.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology.
  • Strong collaboration skills (Team Building).
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Drive for Results and Innovation.
  • Working knowledge of data analysis tools.
  • Working knowledge of industry data sources.

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 business 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.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

JOB SNAPSHOT

Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Industry: Insurance
Education: 4 Year Degree
Experience: At least 6 year(s)
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: 19663
COMPANY OVERVIEW
USAA

Share our pride. Join our mission.

As a Fortune 200 financial services company with more than $113.5 billion in owned and managed assets, USAA is on a mission — to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 22,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

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