Innovation Engineer - Mid Level
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: August 17, 2019
PURPOSE OF JOB
Innovation Engineers are engaged in all phases of the software
development lifecycle which include; gathering and analyzing
user/business system requirements, responding to outages and
creating application system models. Innovation Engineers primary
functions are to design, develop, document, test and debug new and
existing software systems and/or applications for internal use,
perform defect corrections (analysis, design, code). In addition,
Innovation Engineers participate in design meetings and consult
with business clients to refine, test, and debug programs to meet
business needs, and interact and sometimes direct third-party
partners in the achievement of business and technology initiatives.
This role is a solid, career-level role where functional and
technical proficiency has been obtained, and incumbents display a
depth of technical understanding within their respective areas of
specialization allowing them to operate independently. Incumbents
also display a proficiency that allows them to begin to mentor
others (third party and internal resources) on procedural
We are currently seeking a talented Mid Level Innovation Engineer
for a remote position.
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. In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40
Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For , and we've ranked among
Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly Employers 13 years
straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage
veterans and veteran spouses to apply.
ABOUT USAA IT
Our most important qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here,
we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 11
million members who rely on us every day. We are over 3,000
employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team
built on agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100
Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently
named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce
See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets
USAA Information Technology: A Realistic Preview
* Independently installs, customizes and integrates commercial
* Facilitates root cause analysis of system issues.
* Works with experienced team members to conduct root cause
analysis of issues, review new and existing code and/or perform
* Learns to create system documentation/play books and attends
requirements, design and code reviews.
* Receives work packages from manager and/or delegates.
* Identifies ideas to improve system performance and impact
* Resolves complex technical design issues.
* Creates system documentation/play book(s) and participates as a
reviewer and contributor in requirements, design and code
* May serve as the subject matter expert on development
* Partners with experienced team members to develop accurate work
estimates on work packages.
* May serve as a mentor on procedural matters to less experienced
internal and third-party team members.
* May assist experienced team members with the delegation of work
* Bachelor's degree, or 4 additional years of related experience
beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a
* AND, 4+ years experience in software development experience
*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*
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 able to change your responses.
* 2+ years of Java development experience
Frameworks such as React and/or Redux
* 2+ years of experience with REST API
* 2+ years of SQL development experience
* Prior experience and/or exposure to mobile development
* Prior experience and/or exposure to cloud development
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.
At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the
business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress
environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along
with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our
career path planning and continuing education will assist you with
your professional goals.
RELOCATION assistance is NOT AVAILABLE for this position.
FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES:
Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or
date of placement), or must have manager s approval prior to
LAST DAY FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES TO APPLY TO THE OPENING IS
08/13/19 BY 11:59 PM CST TIME.
USAA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and
gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran status or any other
legally protected characteristic. If you'd like more information
about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click
here. For USAA s Affirmative Action and EEO statement, please click
here. Furthermore, USAA makes hiring decisions compliant with the
Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (LAMC 189.00).
USAA provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals with
disabilities and disabled veterans. If you need a reasonable
accommodation, please email HumanResources@usaa.com or call
1-800-210-USAA and select option 3 for assistance.
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