Senior Software Engineer – 27973BR in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ameriprise Financial

Description Job Description Serve as a resource on software development
projects and lead the development team through the design, development,
documentation, testing, and modification of existing and new software
applications, championing standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Participate in architecture design, performance monitoring, product
evaluation, and buy versus build decisions. Track and communicate
development project status, dependencies, and risks and mitigation
strategies to the project team and leadership. Provide technical
expertise to the business. Responsibilities Execute and/or oversee the
creation of low level design documents (including code samples/outlines)
and detailed engineering specifications based on complex business, user,
and non-functional (e.g. performance, reliability, balance, and
controls) requirements. Write code that adheres to standards,
procedures, and techniques. Maintain integrity of existing program logic
according to specifications. Complete deliverables using the Software
Development Life-Cycle (SDLC). Partner with the business and project
team to gather requirements and fully understand project goals, and then
use this information to effectively plan and lead the development
process. Participate in project design walk-throughs. Evaluate
interrelationships between applications and design for effective
interfaces between interrelated applications/systems. Appropriately
address failure scenarios in design work. Proactively review then plan
and execute corrective action in response to production support issues,
as required. Lead the code review process to ensure development work
adheres to standards and specifications, which includes peer review, as
well as code review external to development team. Write and/or revise
system design documentation and operations documentation to include
providing required input into operation support manuals and user guides.
Create and properly archive all project related documentation. Ensure
all code is effectively unit tested prior to being released to the
quality assurance team. Resolve all unit test issues in a timely manner.
Assist the quality assurance team in identifying test cases and in
creating/mining test data to enable a thorough test of all development
deliverables. Respond to all inquiries and issues in a timely manner as
the developed code/program moves through the testing process and into
production. Approve code to be put into production. Provide oversight,
mentorship, and technical leadership to a development team, which
consists of employees, contractors, and vendor partner resources, to
ensure the timely execution of project deliverables. Provide governance
oversight to ensure adherence to development strategy, standards, tools,
and procedures. Guide the development teams to consistently apply
appropriate development principles and standards during all phases of
the development life-cycle. Conduct annual asset health and security
assessment. Improve health of system assets by identifying enhancements
to improve performance, reliability, and resource consumption. Track
standards exceptions (e.g. security gaps) to ensure they are addressed
in a planful and timely manner. Evaluate, troubleshoot, and lead
root-cause analysis for production issues and system failures. Determine
corrective action and improvements to prevent recurrence. Provide
implementation/production support, as required. Maintain up-to-date
skills in software development technologies and a broad understanding of
the business, business needs, and how applications/assets drive and
support the business (understand the greater impact of
assets/applications and development work). Provide expertise in the
selection and implementation of development tools and best practices, as
well as recommendations on priority and asset investments. Establish and
maintain productive working relationships with business partners nd
project teams. Performs other duties as assigned.. Required
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (4-years) in Computer
Science, Engineering, or related field; or equivalent work experience.
7-10 years of relevant experience required. 7+ years of experience
coding and/or designing in multiple programming languages, including
focused experience in relevant/targeted software stack (specific
required software stack will vary by position). 7+ years of practical
experience and proven success with the design and build of complex
software applications in multiple environments. Experience working with
vendor partner (on- and off-shore) resources. Preferred Qualifications
7-10 years of experience in technology and/or software development,
progressing in complexity and responsibility. Proven success in the
design of complex, best-in-class enterprise-level software applications.
Superior analytical and business skills to reconcile conflicting
objectives and find/design acceptable compromises within existing
constraints. Expert level application of technology/engineering
knowledge-base to multiple and evolving programs and languages. Superior
technical communication skills. About Our Company The Ameriprise
Financial Technology team mission is to create innovative technology
solutions and engaging digital experiences for our clients, advisors,
and employees. We embrace an inclusive and collaborative culture that
allows us to partner across the business and lend our expertise in the
areas of corporate computing, network infrastructure and security. We
celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our
talented, passionate employees. If you re motivated and want to work for
a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take
the next step with Ameriprise Technology. Ameriprise Financial is an
equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic
information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity,
disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other
basis prohibited by law.

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