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Ally Sr. Application Developer -- Java Expert in Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Description

Ally Invest is seeking a Java/J2EE Developer to contribute to our distributed collection of services and web applications that work in concert to provide real-time financial solutions. The ideal candidate will have worked in an environment utilizing a Scrum (Agile) methodology to provide end-to-end development. The individual should have a solid understanding of high performance system coding, multi-threading, application server experience as well as general experience writing SQL queries. The ideal candidate for this role is a high energy team player looking to come join a group of like-minded individuals to make an impact on the market place. We're looking for people who are as excited and invested in technology as we are here at Ally Invest.

Job Responsibilities

  • Rapid design and implementation of complex solutions

  • Providing feedback in code reviews for improvements

  • Working with high energy in a collaborative environment

  • Bringing improvement ideas to the team and driving the execution/implementation of those ideas



  • MS in Computer Science required

  • 8+ years of end-to-end development experience of middleware software components using Java/J2EE with preference for Java 1.8+ Strong foundation in Core Java and Object Oriented Programming and Design Concepts.

  • Experience in Core Java concepts such as collections, multithreading, graceful exception handling, and lambda expressions.

  • Experience with Spring technologies and Spring Boot required

  • Experience RESTful Web Services utilizing XML and/or JSON (binding libraries - JAXB, Jackson, GSON, etc)

  • Familiarity with build tools and CI/CD such as Ant, Maven, Jenkins and Gradle

  • Experience working within a Unix environment

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • General understanding and experience with Oracle.

  • General understanding and experience with Crontab utility tool.

  • Proven experience in supporting large-scale projects.

  • Detail and results oriented and able to prioritize tasks in a multi-tasks environment.

  • Ability to work in high-pressure environment with strict deadlines.

  • Solid interpersonal skills are required.

  • Solid understanding of Application/Web servers

  • Motivated to seek out solutions to complicated problems

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Excellent problem solving, development and debugging skills are a must.

Additional Desired Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of or experience working in financial services and/or other regulated environments is a plus

  • Experience working in an Agile development

  • Knowledge of common design patterns and pattern based development

All candidates must pass credit and criminal background checks to meet Ally and FINRA requirements.

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

The Digital Transformation group has the responsibility to plan, design, curate and evaluate Ally's vast ecosystem of digital experiences. With a shared commitment to simplifying complex financial solutions, we represent a collaboration of user experience experts, digital product specialists and industry thought leaders.

Total Rewards Information

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and bonus pay potential based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid time-off program with an emphasis on work-life balance.

Ally offers a variety of benefits to protect your health and well-being, provide financial security and balance your work-life needs including:

  • Industry-leading 401K Retirement Savings Plan including Matching and Company Contributions

  • Comprehensive wellness program with financial incentives designed to help you achieve your best health

  • Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision

  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions

  • Pre-tax dependent care and commuter benefits

  • Other work-life integration benefits including Paid Parental & Caregiver Leave, Adoption Assistance, Back-up Child & Adult/Elder Care, Child Care Discounts, Tuition Reimbursement, LifeMatters Employee Assistance Program, Weight Watchers 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: Sr. Application Developer -- Java Expert

Company: Ally Financial Inc.

Category: Digital

BU Function: Ally Bank

Experience Level: Experienced

Requisition ID: 19-5372