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Ally Android Mobile Developer in Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Description

The Mobile Developer will be responsible for design, development and delivery of Ally native Android mobile applications. The candidate must exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills. The candidate must have experience interfacing with product owners as well as internal and external technical teams and resources. Agile development experience is preferred.

The role requires native mobile development experience with Android universal applications and Android watch. Strong technical knowledge, coupled with in depth experience working with REST services, is required.

The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years experience developing native Android mobile applications. Experience in a financial services environment is a plus.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate as a member of a mobile development scrum team.

  • Become a subject matter expert in the Ally mobile channel.

  • Partner with solution architects to leverage industry best practices to design and deliver high quality mobile applications.

  • Escalate issues to senior management early, before they create significant impact to a project/release.

  • Review and approve all mid-level design documentation.

  • Ensure that detail design documentation is competed, reviewed, and approved, as required.

  • Conduct or participate in code review sessions to ensure quality and performance.

  • Support the system integration and user acceptance testing resources. Provide timely defect analysis, remediation, and reporting.

  • Review security testing reports/results and remediate potential vulnerabilities in a timely manner.

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies or trends that could impact the mobile channel.


  • Design, develop and implement cohesive, highly-usable features and improvements to our existing native Android applications.

  • Design and develop new native mobile applications, as required.

  • Experience with performance and memory tuning tools.

  • Experience in implementing unit tests.

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT.

  • Strong knowledge of RXAndroid, Material Design, Retrofit, REST APIs, JSON.

  • 3+ years of experience designing and developing Android mobile native applications.

  • Minimum one year experience working with SCRUM or Agile development environment is preferred.

  • Experience translating product requirements into design specifications.

  • Proficient understanding of Gradle scripts and Maven

  • Debugging and problem solving skills.

  • Understanding of MVP development pattern.

  • Ensure quality software is delivered with minimal defects and no go live critical issues. Knowledgeable of unit and automation testing tools

  • Understanding of Android native design principles and interface guidelines.

  • Work directly with Architects and Product Managers to ensure quality solutions for all projects are being successfully delivered on time.

  • BS in computer science or related area.

Ally Overview

Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a leading digital financial services company and a top 25 U.S. financial holding company offering financial products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers and corporate clients. Ally's legacy dates back to 1919, and the company was redesigned in 2009 with a distinctive brand, innovative approach and relentless focus on its customers. Ally has an award-winning online bank (member FDIC), one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the country, a complementary auto-focused insurance business, a growing digital wealth management and online brokerage platform, and a trusted corporate finance business offering capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.

Business Unit/Enterprise Function Description

Ally's world-class IT organization supports an information technology driven business. We deliver industry-leading IT solutions to the Best Online Bank (Money Magazine, 2011 and 2012) and the leading Auto Finance Company. IT oversees critical functions that enable the day-to-day operations of the entire Ally Financial enterprise.

Total Rewards

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid-time-off program including time off for volunteer opportunities. Ally's Total Rewards Program is designed to enrich your life at work -- and outside of it and includes:

  • Industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions

  • Wellness program encouraging healthy living with financial rewards

  • Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision

  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions

  • Pre-tax commuter benefits

  • Other work-life integration benefits including parental and caregiver leave, adoption assistance, backup child and adult/elder day care program, child care discounts, tuition reimbursement, LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs

Ally is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Job Title: Android Mobile Developer

Company: Ally Financial Inc.

Category: Information Technology

BU Function: Ally Bank

Experience Level: Experienced

Requisition ID: 19-5188