Senior Software Developer (Remote)


RemoteRaleigh, NC
USD 106,773.00 - 185,073.00 per year
Full Time


EstimatingDistributed computingJUnitFinanceJDBCXPathBusiness requirementsDOMBankingKubernetesMobile developmentScalabilityWeb developmentSolution deliveryMicrosoft SQL ServerJSPNode.jsForeign exchangeSAXXSDMicrosoft SsisJVMCloud computingJavaScriptRDBMSSpring FrameworkVenture capitalCommunicationJMSAmazon Web ServicesHibernatePrivate equityJAXPReact.jsAndroidJNDISQLJMXManagementOracleXQueryCore bankingPerformance tuningEnterprise JavaBeansOrchestrationXMLLife sciencesReal-timeLeadershipJ2EEDevelopment testingIaaSCustomer facingApplication developmentApplication SupportResearch designAngularJSMicroservicesiOS developmentSFTPMobile bankingPaymentsIT managementAPIDataJTACode refactoringAgileInnovationDesignHealth careSaaSDatabaseXSLT

Job Details


Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a division of First Citizens Bank, is the bank of the world's most innovative companies and investors. SVB provides commercial and private banking to individuals and companies in the technology, life science and healthcare, private equity, venture capital and premium wine industries. SVB operates in centers of innovation throughout the United States, serving the unique needs of its dynamic clients with deep sector expertise, insights and connections. SVB's parent company, First Citizens Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA) is a top 20 U.S. financial institution with more than $200 billion in assets. First Citizens Bank, Member FDIC. Learn more at

We are looking for a hands-on Senior Software Developer to join our growing Core banking and Payment Solutions delivery team, which provides technology solutions and integration services in following areas: Core banking, Credit/Charge/Debit Cards, Merchant Services, Payments (US, UK), Foreign Exchange, and Trade Finance. The ideal candidate should have the necessary skills and experience to provide technical guidance, estimation of efforts, understanding and deciding upon the optimal technology solution to achieve the desired business needs, day to day application support, should be able to navigate differing levels of gray/unknowns, and have excellent communication skills with other IT management levels, individual contributors and business stakeholders. They must be able to move at a rapid rate of execution to deliver requests and take advantage of any opportunities as they present themselves and navigate through any resource constraints. They must have both the short- and long-term strategic view when deciding on the best technical approach. They must be able to develop code and effectively oversee distributed development team members.

This role is remote eligible.


As a Senior Software Developer, primary responsibility will be towards the development and support of Core banking (lending and deposit domains), Payments, Cards, Foreign Exchange or Trade Finance solutions/projects. This role will be responsible for all software aspects within the team including research, design, technology insertion, development, testing and supporting them.
  • Design and develop technical solutions that meet user needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, and reliability
  • Provide development leadership (Architecture, Design, Development) for medium to large sized projects and maintenance on our client facing online and mobile banking systems
  • Oversee proactive maintenance on our existing Iaas/SaaS and on premise applications within the Digital, Mobile, Cards, Merchant Services, Payments, Foreign Exchange, Core banking and Trade Finance space to ensure our mission critical systems remain stable, are able to scale as our business grows, and remain fit-for-purpose
  • Coordinate and assist with troubleshooting of code defects, data errors and configuration problems to determine the origin of application error
  • Strong experience in supporting Business critical/ complex applications
  • Exercises Judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Must have technical lead experience for medium sized projects
  • Drive departmental best practices, guidelines implementation and adhere to standards
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing and developing real-time integrations, file-based integrations and be able to optimize the use of database level processing
  • Empathy with developers. Innate desire to create a superlative developer experience down to the last detail.
  • Deep love of building elegant, maintainable, well-documented, secure code
  • Abstracting and refactoring should be a passion, not a chore
  • Working closely with Product Managers to execute on the business requirements
  • Drive to learn new things and go above and beyond the call of duty
  • Always working to improve yourself and constructively support the team around you

The base pay for this position is relative to your experience but the range is generally
$106,773 to $185,073 per year.


Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of experience in Software application development and maintenance OR High School Diploma or GED and 10 years of experience in Software application development and maintenance.

Required Skills:
  • Strong design & development experience with JEE & Enterprise Technologies: JMS, JDBC, Web development, Transactions, WS-*, JVM, JSP, Servlets, EJB, JNDI, JMX, JTA, Spring, JUnit, Hibernate
  • Preferred experience with Web development, Mobile Development(iOS & Android), React JS/Angular JS/Polymer JS, NodeJS
  • Preferred experience on public API development and using API Gateway like APiGEE
  • XML technologies: XSLT, XPATH, DOM, SAX, JAXP, XSD, XQuery Namespaces and XML parsers and tools
  • File-based transfer applications (e.g. Sterling, SFTP, etc)
  • Strong proficiency and hands on experience in Design and Development RDBMS architecture and performance tuning systems like Oracle/MS- SQL/SQL Server
  • Understanding of Distributed Computing paradigms like Active/Passive, Master/Slave Clusters
  • Experience building SpringBoot Microservices
  • Experience building applications using container architecture with Kubernetes orchestration
  • AWS Cloud experience is a must
  • Worked on Agile projects and has complete knowledge of day to day Agile routines



About First Citizens Bank