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General information

Career area
Technology
Country
United States
Work Location(s)
601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
Remote?
Yes
Ref #
11333
Posted Date
Friday, March 4, 2022
Working time
Full-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

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.


We’re looking for people with a strong background or interest in building successful customer-facing products and systems; you’re comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces; you have exquisite attention to detail; and you’re comfortable learning new technologies and systems. You have a strong background and passion in building successful full stack systems, services and APIs that deliver impactful products to customers. You are comfortable in dealing with change. You love to take initiative and have a bias towards action.

The Work Itself

  • Directly contribute to core interface design and write code. Serve as a role model for software design and scalable systems architecture by developing, sharing, and setting the quality bar for Ally as a whole.
  • Design, build, and maintain scalable, reliable and performant services and systems
  • Make significant hands-on contributions to deliver critical projects and bring value to customers
  • Lead by example to uphold high engineering standards, and elevate quality and engineering efficiency across Ally
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization including dependent engineering teams, product, design, infrastructure, and operations
  • Partner internally to develop training and educational programs to raise customer awareness of Web Application and API Security

The Skills You Bring

  • A strong technical background, including 7+ years of software delivery experience as a generalist working on both the frontend, backend, and anything it takes to solve problems and delight users. We work mostly with JavaScript (React), Redux, Terraform, Python, Node.js, HTML, and CSS.
  • A true passion for user experience, as evidenced by an obsessive user focus
  • Experience running software on public cloud platforms and developing applications with cloud services
  • Experience in successful delivery of high-quality, scalable production services and systems
  • Experience in test driven development and deployment through Agile and DevOps methodology, mindset and best practices
  • Hands-on experience with automation including test automation, IaC, and automated releases/rollbacks
  • Experience building and contributing to CI/CD platform and processes using tools such as GitLab, Datadog, etc.
  • Experience with serverless development and operations
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Enjoyment in working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • Experience with security controls and compliance (Role-Based Authentication, encryption at rest and transit, IPS/IDS and traffic inspection, application layer security, TLS, SQL Injection, OWASP, and DDOS prevention)
  • Deep technical expertise with software and application security, including SSDLC and DevSecOps practices, as well as the tools and processes that enable them such as CI/CI pipelines, SAST, DAST, and RASP tools, SCA and Vulnerability Management, and how to find the right tools for the environment to help create and ship secure applications.

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 www.ally.com.

     

    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 work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.