Solutions Engineer Lead Level
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Purpose of JobWe are seeking a talented Solutions Engineer -
Lead Level for our San Antonio, Plano, Charlotte, Colorado Spring,
Tampa, or Phoenix facility. This person may also work remotely in a
100% remote work environment. We are looking for talented solution
engineer responsible for developing design and architecture to
support cross domain business capabilities for P&C division.
You will work closely with technologists from P&C domains and
CTO group to create architecture for legacy mainframe and
distributed applications and help migrate them to private and
public cloud. You will focus on the intentional architecture and
provide mentorship on emergent architecture to the technical teams.
You will have hands-on experience in cloud architectures (SaaS,
PaaS, IaaS) and deep interest and experience in broad enterprise
platforms and cloud patterns.Additionally, this person 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 complex cross
functional technical solutions that impact multiple areas of
disciplines while communicating with internal team members across
multiple areas and client functions.
- Lead code/design reviews to ensure smooth daily operations and
accurate planning for multiple teams.
- Organize work and lead multiple teams 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 / experienced engineers.
- Work with architecture to help define directions for cross
functional or highly complex key technologies within a specific
- May begin advancing professional development through active
participation in industry organizations, writing programming
publications, pursuing educational opportunities, establishing
personal networks and participating in professional
- Bachelor's degree in related field of study or 4 additional
years of related experience beyond the minimum required
- 8 years of software development experience demonstrating depth
of technical understanding within a specific
discipline(s)/technology(s) to include 2 years demonstrated
technical leadership experience and/or leading teams.
- Highly proficient in software engineering languages and tools;
ability to develop on multiple platforms.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 responses.Preferred experience:
- Demonstrated experience in explaining complex technology
decisions to both technical and nontechnical audiences at all
levels in the organization.
- Demonstrated experience effectively communicating and
developing high trust relationships with frontline and second level
management and stakeholders.
- Ability to develop target state architecture using services
offered by AWS and private cloud and vision to develop the
- Ability to design patterns for moving legacy applications to
AWS and private cloud.
- Hand on experience with common architecture patterns
(microservices, event-driven, REST, NO SQL databases, Caches, etc.)
and services offered by AWS (S3, EKS, RDS, elastic search,
- Experience addressing operational and non-functional concerns
(e.g. scalability, performance, maintainability, load distribution,
resilience and recovery, etc.)
- Experience with SAFe framework or other similar agile
- Experience with Java, Kafka, Spring, Redis, Kubernetes,
OpenShift and others.
- Guidewire experience is big plus. 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.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:
$117,600 - $211,700*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
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