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Career area
United States
Work Location(s)
500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
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Posted Date
Monday, May 9, 2022
Working time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

Responsible for managing the results of software development teams, to ensure software solutions are built according to company standards and are compliant with business requirements. Reviews and evaluates the performance of the development teams and of the individuals on the teams. Ultimately accountable for project deliverables, budgets, schedules and quality. Serves as the primary interface with IT and business partners on software development projects. This position will report to a Director of Software Development and may have responsibility for directly managing one or more development resources.

The Work Itself

  • Liaison between product, architecture, and development team members.
  • Works directly with product owners to ensure stories contain the right balance of technical direction, best practices, and level of detail.
  • Coordinates projects with Engineering and Operations team to reduce impact on application development teams, including build-out of new development environments.
  • Drives continuous improvement through coaching, pair programming, code review processes, and round table discussions.
  • Instills strong focus and best practices for creation and maintenance of high-quality deliverables.
  • Communicates effectively with senior leadership and other development teams.
  • Reviews resumes, conducts phone screens, facilitates on site interviews, and assists with the integration of new hires into their tech stack and team.
  • Meets with direct reports regularly to provide and seek feedback.
  • Sets expectations, and provides guidance as needed.
  • Manages time off requests and related schedule coordination.

The Skills You Bring

  • 5+ years of related experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related discipline preferred.
  • Ability to supervise staff and make personnel decisions.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex software development projects.
  • Ability to articulate the company's business requirements and objectives and translate those into software development solutions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate software development issues and recommendations to senior level management within and outside of IT.
  • Knowledge of all phases of software development.
  • Expert level hands on knowledge on the following skills
    • AWS, Spring Boot, Apache Camel, Microservices, Terraform templates, Containers, Java, Spring, Hibernate, Web Services, XML, XSLT, JavaScript, HTML, SQL

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are:


Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit


Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.


Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.


We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.