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Software Engineer Staff
USAA     Phoenix, AZ 85067
 Posted 22 days    

**Why USAA?**

Let’s do something that really matters.

At USAA, we have an important mission: facilitating the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. Not all of our employees served in our nation’s military, but we all share in the mission to give back to those who did. We’re working as one to build a great experience and make a real impact for our members.

We believe in our core values of honesty, integrity, loyalty and service. They’re what guides everything we do – from how we treat our members to how we treat each other. Come be a part of what makes us so special!

**The Opportunity**

As a dedicated Software Engineer Staff, you will lead our claims modernization efforts for our property and casualty insurance company. You will collaborate closely with Business, Architecture and Development leaders to translate business strategy and business architecture into technology vision, technology blueprints, architecture runway items, technical risk mitigation, and detailed designs.

The Staff Engineer will work closely with business, architecture and development teams to identify and resolve technical risks using Agile spikes and Proof of Concept activities in preparation for Program Increment sessions where the Staff Engineer will transition designs to the development teams to code the solution(s). The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of property and casualty insurance and modern cloud software development technologies while keeping an eye on emerging technologies.

Provides 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. Serve as a primary conduit for enterprise architecture, alignment with enterprise technology strategy and roadmap, and major systems integrations.

We offer a flexible work environment that requires an individual to be **in the office 4 days per week.** This position can be based in one of the following locations: San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, Phoenix, AZ Or Charlotte, NC. Relocation assistance is available for this position.

**What you'll do:**

+ Design, develop, code, and test significant multi-functional technical solutions, often collaborating with engineers or architects outside of team/department.

+ Drive technology strategy within their domain aligning with Chief Technology Office

+ Lead code/design reviews to ensure smooth daily operations and accurate planning for multiple teams.

+ Organize work and lead multi-functional teams to deliver features and solutions.

+ Identifies and addresses production issue trends and establishes and shares solving methodologies.

+ Mentor and coach experienced engineers and provide business inputs and feedback to leadership.

+ Work with architecture to define directions for key technologies that impact the enterprise or a differentiating capability within a domain.

+ Advance professional development through active participation in industry organizations, writing programming publications, pursuing educational opportunities, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

+ Use innovative problem solving and critical thinking approaches to proactively solve a broad range of problems across technologies.

+ Uses Site Reliability Engineering practices in their domain.

+ Experience briefing and advising executive leadership on technology initiatives.

+ Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled in accordance with risk and compliance policies and procedures.

**What you have:**

+ Bachelor’s Degree or 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum requirement can be used in lieu of a degree

+ 10 years of software development experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding within multiple discipline(s)/technology(s) to include 3 years demonstrated leadership driving enterprise technology projects or initiatives.

+ 8 years of experience delivering technology solutions in all phases of the software systems and application development lifecycle.

+ Knowledge of emerging and/or evolution of existing technologies.

+ Demonstrated ability to act on all phases of the technology lifecycle.

+ Highly proficient in software engineering languages and tools; ability to develop on multiple platforms.

+ Demonstrated ability to systematically gather relevant information from different sources to address an issue and make a prompt and insightful decision.

+ Knowledge and advanced experience of leading code/design reviews.

+ Demonstrated ability to address production issues by fixing applications and systems.

+ Ability to quickly understand applicable business insight to provide appropriate Engineering solutions.

+ Deep Understanding of one or more of the following: Java, Swift, Objective-C, Cobol, JavaScript, Kotlin, C++, HTML, CSS, SQL.

+ Demonstrated experience implementing and maintaining cloud technology and solutions.

**What sets you apart:**

+ Expertise in P&C offerings including Claims and Data domains.

+ Strong expertise in application, data and infrastructure design and architecture.

+ Strong expertise in the design and coding of Modern Cloud (AWS) solutions.

+ Knowledge of emerging trends and technologies in software development, with a focus on practical application in solution architecture.

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.

**What we offer:**

**Compensation:** USAA has an effective process 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 data of the position. The actual salary for this role may vary by location. The salary range for this position is: $138,230.00 - $264,200.00 **.**

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance and at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

**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.

For more details on our outstanding benefits, please visit our benefits page on

_Applications for this position are accepted on an ongoing basis, this posting will remain open until the position is filled. Thus, interested candidates are encouraged to apply the same day they view this posting._

_USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran._

**If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.**

**Please do not type your first and last name in all caps.**

**_Find your purpose. Join our mission._**

USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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