Java Software Engineer- Intermediate (Remote)

June 16, 2022
San Antonio, TX
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Purpose of Job

We are seeking a talented Java Software Engineer- Intermediate for our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, or Phoenix, AZ facility. This person may also work remotely in a 100% Remote Work Environment.

This engineer will have the opportunity to work on the Inbound Marketing team in the IT Marketing program. Marketing is going through a large, multi-year, technical transformation spanning a variety of systems and technologies to support a vision of compliant, timely, relevant, and personalized marketing experiences across channels. This specific team is focused on building out the Next Best Action enterprise capability for Offers, Advice, and Service messaging across MSR and Digital Channels. As an engineer, you’ll be utilizing the latest frameworks and Talon tech-stack for development as we build our strategic solution.

Within defined guidelines and framework, 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.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA 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.


Our 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.


  • 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, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Design, develop, code, and test technical solutions
  • Write code to deliver features, and improvements, on a regular basis
  • Investigates and resolve technical problems and production issues through troubleshooting techniques
  • Continually improves operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Follows the software development lifecycle.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum requirement can be used in lieu of a degree.   OR Approved certification from CodeUp, Galvenize, VetFIT (Veterans for IT) or eFIT (Employees for IT)
  • 2 years of software development experience specific to Java with experience working with RESTful Web Service
  • 1 year of experience delivering technology solutions in all phases of the software systems and application development lifecycle.
  • Basic Understanding of one or more of the following: Java, Swift, Objective-C, Cobol, JavaScript, Kotlin, C++, HTML, CSS, SQL
  • Knowledge and understanding of troubleshooting applications and systems within production issues.
  • Ability to quickly understand applicable business acumen to provide appropriate Engineering solutions
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and 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 responses.

Preferred experience:

  • 2+ years in REST frameworks with focus on Java API development
  • 1+ year in Agile frameworks (Scrum, Lean, SaFe, etc.)
  • Experience Testing in REST environments
  • Familiar with Git and CI/CD processes
  • Familiar with Container frameworks like Open Shift, Docker, or Kubernetes

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.


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:  $72,900 - $131,400* (this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location).

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.


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.

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Relocation assistance is Not Available for this position.

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