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API Software Development Engineer - I at Synchrony

API Software Development Engineer - I

Synchrony Shawnee, KS (Onsite) Full-Time

Job Description:

Role Summary/Purpose:

Billions of transactions—and you’ll touch all of them if you join our IT team as a API Software Development Engineer - I. Imagine the sheer scale of what we impact every second of every day. Now imagine what you can do with that influence—this is where you can shape the future of payments.

As a API Software Development Engineer - I, you’ll be a part of an amazing team working on our microservice API’s throughout the entire development process. You’ll participate in hack-a-thons, partner with universities on innovation events, and work with our famed Stamford Innovation Station ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to API Software Development Engineer - I

It’s the ideal time to come aboard—we’re focused on the future, continuing to evolve as a company and help define the financial technology industry. With so much opportunity available, this is where you can make your mark. 

We’re proud to offer you choice and flexibility. You have the option to be remote, and work from home, or come into one of our offices. You may be occasionally requested to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events.

You’re the one we’re looking for if you:

  • Are passionate about creating software that makes things easier for hardworking families

  • Have common sense—can you think through your designs to make sure they’re the best?

  • Are a coder who’s also a problem solver, capable of creating elegant, testable code that’s robust and scalable

  • Are ready to be disruptive and interesting in the commerce space

  • Can work with product, operations and project management as one agile team

  • Are ready to own your own career and destiny

  • Value results

  • Have tech chops: Software development skill are a must

We’ll depend on you to :

  • Participate in a cross-shore development team

  • Influence and collaborate to create amazing API’s

  • Participate in Agile scrums with cross-functional teams

  • Participate in Agile sprints including planning, daily standups, backlog grooming sessions and reviews

  • Analyze production defects, troubleshoot systems, identify root cause and implement fixes

  • Work with third party vendors to develop software and/or integrate their software into our products

  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science a or related degree with modern application development experience (classroom or professional) OR, in lieu of degree, High School Diploma/GED 3 years of experience with native application development using Java

Desired Characteristics:

  • Familiarity building and consuming web services via SOAP and REST

  • Java development experience

  • Familiarity with common Java frameworks like Spring and Spring boot

  • Familiarity with Jira and Bitbucket

  • Familiarity with continuous integration environments

  • Familiarity writing unit and integration tests

  • Familiarity with JSON, REST and

  • Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical peers

  • Strong cross-functional team player with the ability to work seamlessly across a matrix organization

  • Desire to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence clients, team members, management and external groups

  • Strong attention to detail in a team environment

  • Strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to analyze, use structured problem solving and available tools to troubleshoot systems, identify root cause, action plans, impact and resolution options

Grade/Level: 08

The salary range for this position is 52 ,000.00 - 104,000.00 USD Annual

Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older

  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process

  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

  • New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months’ time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance expectations).

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Our Commitment:

When you join us, you’ll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heard—but valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, we’re building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+ ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to API Software Development Engineer - I , with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, you’ll find community to connect with an opportunity to go beyond your passions.

This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

  • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

  • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at

    . Representatives are available from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time

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