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General information

Career area
Technology
Country
United States
Work Location(s)
601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
Remote?
No
Ref #
11162
Posted Date
Monday, February 14, 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

Seeking an innovative and passionate Director of Front-end Application Development to lead the development of award-winning, online banking web applications used by millions of customers. The ideal candidate will have experience leading Front-End Application strategy at an enterprise level. Additionally, they will have extensive experience leading teams to develop responsive, large-scale web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, and Node.js, and a solid understanding of cloud-based computer systems.

 Our applications are used by millions of customers every day who rely on us to do their online banking. Come join us in building the next generation of single-page web applications.

The Work Itself

As a Director of Front-End Application Development, you will guide several teams on their journeys to creating incredible products for our customers. The ideal candidate should be passionate about user experience, great design, continuous improvement and incremental delivery methods. Has experience leading and mentoring a team of UI developers, developing streamlined processes and should be familiar with the intricacies of interacting with multiple business partners in an Agile methodology environment.

  • Partner with the Business, UX design and back-end API teams to create world-class customer servicing experiences for the Online channel.
  • Have full accountability for the development and execution of UI-focused projects.
  • Lead a team of UI developers comprised of Ally Associates and contractors (onshore and offshore)
  • Mentor developers who are highly skilled and passionate about UI and customer experience.
  • Own and enforce secure coding standards through peer code reviews and automation
  • Effectively communicate technical solutions and recommendations to senior level management in both Technology and Lines of Business

The Skills You Bring

To be successful in this role, you should bring:

  • 7+ years of experience and knowledge of the web application development ecosystem.
  • Understanding of application stacks and DevOps workflows.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, from team members to senior management.
  • Working knowledge of command-line utilities, build tools, version control and branching strategies.
  • A commitment to quality, and a desire to improve.
  • An excellent understanding of browser-based technology and specifications.
  • A strong drive to solve problems of all types.
  • An intense dislike of waste and activities that add no value to team growth or productivity.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, and comfort with uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • A firm belief in exchanging constructive and respectful feedback.
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to be part of an innovative team.

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.