Sr. AWS API Developer

AWS API Developer, Amazon, Apache, Kafka, MSK, API, Rest, Lambda, AWS, Cloud, Apigee, Object Oriented, Java, ECS, EventBridge, Glue Registry, API Gateway, Python, NodeJS
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

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 AWS API Developer with strong technical ability, communication, and collaboration skills to build and support Enterprise Platform using Amazon’s Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (MSK).
  • As an Sr. Software Developer, you will be responsible for designing and building Enterprise APIs to grow and support the Enterprise Platform.
  • You will work with stakeholders, technology team leadership and subject matter experts to analyze, design, build and implement API’s/automation scripts needed to support the platform.
  • You will also oversee implementation, documentation, and integration of a variety of software platforms through the REST API framework, Lambda’s, and other AWS services.
  • The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and enables us to deliver and improve on the product quickly.
  • Can be remote or in office. 

The Work Itself

  • Develop and deploy components hosted on AWS cloud technology.
  • Build the Enterprise Platform using Amazon’s Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (MSK)
  • Capable of API delivery end to end which includes Planning, Design, Development, Testing, and Delivery of API(s) and services.
  • Develop and deploy API policies using Apigee Edge Platform.
  • Understand creation and deployment of API first design strategy.
  • Build terraform scripts to deploy the platform / APIs in AWS
  • Collaborate with service delivery team members to ensure solid design principles and platform reliability, resilience, and performance/scalability.
  • Effectively communicates expectations, issues, risks, and decisions to product team.
  • Designs, develops, and prototypes cloud deployed services, APIs, and serverless “infrastructure as code” to enable business capabilities in alignment with the architecture direction and standards.
  • Ensure adherence to solid architecture guidelines and frameworks related to logging, authentication, security, error recovery etc.
  • Participate in an agile delivery process, and as part of that help size stories and own, research and recommend new solutions
  • Be open to learning new things, adapting, and mentoring others
  • Uses technical knowledge, creativity and company practices and priorities to obtain solutions to complex problems.
  • Interfaces with senior management to provide and obtain information and to build consensus regarding project direction.

The Skills You Bring

  • 3+ years of experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related discipline preferred.
  • Knowledge of all phases of software development including design, coding, testing, debugging, implementation, and support.
  • Object-oriented programming experience a must (Java).
  • Hands-on experience with AWS Technologies such as Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (MSK), Lambda, ECS, EventBridge, Glue Registry and API Gateway.
  • Experience with Python or NodeJS a plus.
  • Experience writing and reviewing software design specifications in an object-oriented development environment.
  • Ability to thoroughly understand the business issues surrounding each project.
  • Ability to respond directly to questions from business clients.
  • Ability to be a technical authority and work with other team members.
  • Knowledge of standard change management tools and processes.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Advanced hands-on knowledge and experience

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

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

Dice Id : 10485160
Position Id : Ally 12081
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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