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15 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA
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Posted Date
Monday, October 4, 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

  • Serves as a technical specialist to lower-level engineers. Acts as a liaison between the development teams and product teams to ensure feature delivery happens on time and upholds technology standards. Provides technical expertise in the establishment and implementation of standards and guidelines that guide the design of technology solutions including architecting and implementing solutions requiring integration of multiple platforms, operating systems, and applications across the enterprise. Keep up to date on technology trends and may participate in the establishment and implementation of standards and guidelines that guide the design of technology solutions. Will act as a first level supervisor and review, mentor, and evaluate the performance of individual team members. This is a senior-level highly technical role with potential responsibility for managing a small team of more junior engineers.
  • At Ally, you get a startup feel, but experience the benefits of a company that’s worked out the kinks and is fulfilling its purpose. We’re always evolving and see that as a good thing. From owning our work to seeing its impact in the real world, our team is relentless in finding new ways technology can help make experiences better and help people. We are problem solvers, we value diverse thinking, we support one another, and we challenge ourselves to think bigger in the journey to deliver customer-obsessed tech solutions.

The Work Itself

  • Uses a broad and deep understanding of technical concepts in multiple specialized fields to develop solutions to problems and critical design issues.
  • Work assignments are typically focused on critical products for the organization.
  • Will supervise the work of lower-level personnel and facilitate Agile ceremonies on his/her team.
  • Creates solutions that significantly impact the future success of the customer and his/her department.
  • Changes the overall plan, goal, or project to improve the efficiency or potential of a situation.
  • May manage relationships with suppliers/vendors.
  • Configure, implement, and tune technology solutions to meet business and technical requirements on designated projects
  • Participate in system testing activities related to infrastructure solutions
  • Create technical documentation to ensure effective operations/support of the infrastructure solution
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Monitor technology availability and reliability and when necessary will assist with leading cross-domain operational/engineering teams and LOB application teams to triage high priority or performance degrading incidents
  • Assist with operations and production coverage; provide 1st and 2nd level support for technical area of responsibility
  • Support/Perform change requests as required for hardware upgrades, additions, configuration changes, etc. with proactive co-ordination with vendors and Ally stakeholders
  • Follow Change Management, Release Management, IT Risk - Compliance processes and standards
  • Interpret new directions in technology in a way that creates greater clarity for team members
  • Advocate for Ally customers in our day-to-day operations

The Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor's or MS degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience building and scaling dynamic, interactive websites using Angular5+, Node, ES6/TypeScript
  • 2+ years’ experience as a technical lead or manager of an agile team
  • Experience with React, Vue and other modern JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience with NGXS, NGRX or RxJS
  • Experience managing cloud-native applications through AWS with specific familiarity with ECS, Elastic Beanstalk, CodePipeline, S3+Cloudfront, Lambdas, SQS, SES, Cognito
  • Experience managing OAuth 2.0 integrations and understanding of authentication and security patterns and best practices for modern JS applications
  • Expertise in managing CI/CD processes and automated application deployments and maintenance in complex software ecosystems
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code, especially with Terraform
  • Experience with managing work through Jira as part of a Scrum team
  • Experience with building Accessible web applications
  • Experience with one or more test frameworks with Angular applications – Jest, Mocha, Jasmine, Cypress
  • Experience with Bitbucket or Gitlab including deployment pipelines
  • Experience building and maintaining RESTful services
  • Experience with APM, Log Aggregation and Session Recording tools
  • Ability to
  • Knowledge of Java, specifically Spring / Spring Boot
  • Experience collaborating with offshore and dedicated QA teams

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.

    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.

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.