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Work Location(s)
601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, Work From Home, Remote, NC, Work From Home, Remote, TX
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Posted Date
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
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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

  • Provide technical leadership and support on all the stages of data architecture, implementation and/or data related operational support. Participates in designing and implementing data systems and programs. Participates in planning and provides inputs on the selection of methods used for data system integration. Interface with business sector managers to assist in resolving data issues and needs.

The Work Itself

  • Serves as a technical expert in latest data technologies/architecture and able to provide technical leadership to team members.
  • Recommends data architectural direction based on industry standard technology evaluations.
  • Participates in project meetings, as necessary, to understand application and database requirements.
  • Acts as key technical contact point for all database architecture decisions within a given project and ensures that appropriate level of architecture reviews are conducted.
  • Advises project teams of standard requirements, security standards, methodology and processes.
  • Acts as SME in the plan and design of new solutions.
  • Builds relationships and fosters teamwork.
  • Ability to work with diverse internal and external groups including solution and hosting providers in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Follows project management best practices in support of large, complex, enterprise projects and is able to estimate required work effort.
  • Has highly developed problem solving skills within their area of database technology leading to reduced impact to customers.
  • Provides support on all the stages of data implementation and/or related deployments.

The Skills You Bring

  • 5+ years of experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or relevant field of study preferred.
  • Extensive experience with database development tools, ETL and integration technologies.
  • Firm understanding of the overall architecture required to support common schema based objects used to store data and implement business logic.
  • Detailed knowledge of Relational, Multi-Dimensional databases and No-SQL solutions
  • Ability to perform PL/SQL coding assignments including stand-alone SQL scripting and database stored code (triggers, packages, procedures, and functions) in compliance with standards and procedures.
  • Ability to setup, maintain and enhance partition table spaces.
  • Ability to provide guidance, oversight, and peer review to more junior database developers.
  • Experience with managing and resolving problems on a live production system.
  • Solid understanding of SQL performance tuning techniques including query plan understanding and management, SQL tracing, DB stats, indexing techniques, using AWR reports etc.
  • Experience with software development lifecycle and software development common practices (code reviews, unit testing etc.).
  • Experience with OO programming language like C#, Java or Python
  • Experience working with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, or Azure (preferred) a plus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Solid work ethic, self-driven with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • #Dice

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.