Sr. Software Engineer - Kafka
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking a talented Sr. Software
Engineer for Plano, TX facility.USAA values a culture that is
highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type
helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating
in-person in the office and working from home when needed to
achieve focused results. The actual days' onsite are resolved
between each employee and the employee's manager. . This position
may also be in a 100% remote work environment.The candidate
selected for this position is going to get work with the Messaging
Infrastructure Team in USAA's Chief Technology Office. They will
work on enabling tooling and automation for USAA's application
developers using Kafka data platform. Provides support to the
Enterprise and has an opportunity to significantly impact
organizational growth and effectiveness 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.
Identify and manage existing and emerging risks that stem from
business activities and ensure these risks are effectively
identified and escalated to be measured, monitored, and
controlled.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.About USAA ITOur
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.Tasks:
- 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 and procedures for
- Design, develop, code, and test significant technical solutions
collaborating with senior and lead engineers.
- Lead code/design reviews to ensure smooth daily operations and
accurate planning at a team level.
- Organize work and lead team to deliver features and
- Independently resolves complex production issues and leads
troubleshooting of end-to-end solutions that span multiple
applications and systems.
- Mentor and coach junior engineers.
- May begin working with architecture to help influence
directions for key technologies within a specific domain.Minimum
- Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of related experience
beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a
- 6 years of software development experience demonstrating depth
of technical understanding within a specific
discipline(s)/technology(s).Demonstrated ability to independently
research technical issues and generate creative/innovative
solutions. When you apply for this position, you will be required
to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5
minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to
finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your
- Experience building Java applications using the Spring
- Experience integrating Java apps with messaging systems (i.e.
IBM MQ, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Kafka, Kinesis, etc...)
- Experience building containerized RESTful microservices and
deploying them in Kubernetes environments
- Web applications development experience using React and
ReduxThe 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: $135,200 to $243,500.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.Please click on the link below for
more details.USAA Total RewardsRelocation assistance is Not
Available for this position.
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