Software Developer IV - UX in Irving, TX at Cottonwood Financial

Date Posted: 11/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

POSITION

Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager, the Software Engineer IV supports project delivery teams within the fast-paced Application Development team. Here at Cottonwood Financial, we operate very quickly and time to market is imperative. This newly created, hands-on leadership position is responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing critical business applications and providing specialized technical and quick-hit solutions for strategic long-term as well as tactical near-term projects. In this role, this candidate will deliver products using agile delivery techniques to ensure the highest priorities are delivered first while maintaining an exceptional level of quality. The Software Engineer IV will be solving complex business problems with some of the latest technologies and working to implement transformational projects that deliver results to the bottom line. This position is based at our Administrative Office (HQ) in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop or modify complex software that is optimized for performance
  • Maintain and supports existing software applications by identifying and resolves complex app issues and bugs
  • Interact with business areas and business analysts to clarify requirement-related issues, as needed
  • Test new installations and software before release to eliminate failures and impact
  • Formulate and define application scope and objectives; formulate solutions to solve business challenges
  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) and providing leadership and guidance to other software engineers
  • Utilize system functionality and develop solutions to create an optimal customer experience
  • Coordinate software architecture and delivery along with issue and defect resolution
  • Evangelize the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and drive from real experience with SDLC practices and procedures using Agile methodology
  • Document processes and technical requirements for management and team review
  • Periodic on-call support on a rotating schedule
  • After business hours production deployment and post-deployment support

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Military/other experience
  • At least 7 years’ experience in Software Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in at least one of the following: JavaScript, React, Gatsby, or TypeScript
  • At least 3 years’ experience with .Net, DevOps, Windows, Web Technologies, SQL, and Scriptwriting
  • Experience building out CDN and CDI Azure pipelines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal to no supervision
  • Strong consulting and collaboration skills
  • Local (Dallas/Fort Worth area) candidates only - no relocation
  • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship and not require sponsorship in the future

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in Agile development methodology
  • Experience in a Financial Services organization

COMPENSATION

  • Annual salary of up to $125,000

BENEFITS

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Voluntary life/ AD&D
  • Short-term & long-term disability
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
  • Paid maternity, paternity, extended medical leave, and jury duty
  • Corporate discount program on personal cell phone accounts with select providers
  • Business casual work environment

About Cottonwood

Founded in 1996, Cottonwood Financial is one of the largest privately held retail consumer finance companies in the United States. We have zero debt, have been profitable every year since inception, and our growth is funded entirely through internally generated capital. Headquartered in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas, we have company-owned locations, under our Cash Store brand, across the country. Through this national brick-and-mortar footprint, we provide best-in-class customer service and offer an innovative mix of financial products and services to our customers.


We have been named several times to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, as well as to the Dallas 100 list of the fastest-growing private companies in North Texas.