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MUFG Union Bank Senior Staff Engineer - Lead in Arlington, Texas


Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018). In the Americas, we’re 14,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

We are looking for an energetic and forward-thinking team lead with experience leading hybrid teams consisting of modern JS and native mobile skill sets leveraging agile methods to jump start a wide-ranging digital transformation. If you can’t stop chasing down the technology of tomorrow and are eager to push the boundaries of what is possible, keep reading.

In this role, you’ll lead growing teams of passionate developers to showcase what it means to build, iterate and deliver delightful experiences for our clients. You will define best in class standards/tooling necessary to succeed and serve as a beacon of expertise across the organization.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside, learn from and collaborate with best in class engineers in the high-octane Technology, Strategy, Architecture and Incubation group. You will collaborate in an enterprise service architecture and help us build out the next generation hybrid consumer facing apps. Sharing your passion and expertise with our growing team, helping/mentoring/leading the team members to elevate their skills and integrating the latest technologies for continued advancement will be of particular import.

You must love to code, understand/hunger for/drive good clean design principles, and work well in an agile environment. You thrive on bringing creative solutions to the table. Where others might be defeated by systematic challenges, you are energized by them, refusing to stop until a solution is found.

This is a high-profile role with significant room for growth driving a customer first ethos where forming a deep sense of connection with our audiences is foundational to our outcome focused development practices.

If you want to have an impact on a scale of this magnitude, look no farther.

As a Software Engineer at MUFG, you will help get banking out of our customers’ way, putting our customers’ money to work where they want it, when they want it, without worrying about it. You’ll help us roll out these capabilities the “FinTech” way, using system reliability engineering (SRE) practices and open source software (OSS) for better developer velocity and platform resilience. You’ll work with our business partners to architect, design and implement solutions, and your expertise in detailed technical design and development of applications using emerging technology platforms will help lead MUFG towards true technology transformation.

Here’s how you’ll spend your time

  • While striving for building consensus, you’ll be the ultimate decision maker when it relates to the direction taken and associated key technologies that influence the future of our front-end stack

  • You’ll be both diplomatic and firm, to maintain consistency of vision micromanaging if necessary

  • You’ll help identify areas of improvements in the code base and help contribute to make it better

  • You’ll provide technical leadership of the Agile team(s) responsible for developing the UI, API and backend integration. You work with the Journey Owner, Scrum Master, other Engineers and Testers to iterate on new features within the Digital Team.

  • You’ll learn, collaborate and teach other Engineers. Everyone can contribute something new to the team regardless of how long they’ve been in the industry.

  • You'll write high quality code as needed and ensure teams are setup for success

  • You’ll contribute to and follow our CI/CD process, alongside the rest of the Engineering team and the Consumer Bank as a whole.

  • You’ll balance a keen sense of quality with the need for pragmatic, incremental improvement for both greenfield projects as well as tech debt.

  • You’ll own project the overall design and vision of our architecture and systems across all teams.

  • You’ll maintain awareness of decisions across all teams and their dependencies.

  • You’ll improve production/runtime performance that results from inadequate system architecture and/or technical debt.

  • You’ll play a “Technical Stakeholder” role outside of the development department, as well as advocate for important changes to the technical roadmap.

  • You’ll serve as the most senior front end technical resource / stakeholder in any setting, internal or external.

  • You’ll provide front end technical guidance across functions (i.e. the feasibility of a new feature to our UX team, or an estimate of how long a feature would take to implement to a PM).

  • You’ll stay current on the latest technologies and inspire your team(s) to do the same.

  • You’ll lead the front-end client side development team ensuring all efforts adhere to industry standards

  • Evaluate/audit/enforce/ensure all front-end development work (whether conducted internally or by external suppliers) adheres to adhere to industry standard and internally defined best practices

  • When needed, you’ll analyze modifications necessary to the stack level architecture triggered by changes in business requirements, processes, or technical requirements, develop options to incorporate the changes and take/facilitate the appropriate decisions.

How you will grow

Through your variety of experiences at MUFG, you will have the opportunity to develop technical, analytical, communication, and leadership skills that can help you achieve your full potential. No matter what career path you eventually choose, you will be continually challenged by your team members and your peers. Along the way, you will have access to mentoring and training opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities.

Why you’ll like working here as much as we do

  • Competitive salary

  • 401(k) employee matching program

  • Cash balance pension plan

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • Pre-tax commuter benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Flexible-spending accounts


Intrigued? Then, we would like to meet you if you:

  • Have 10 years experience in engineering, with at least 4 years JavaScript frameworks (Vue, Angular, Backbone, React), 4 years node.js, at least 5-10 years JavaScript, TypeScript, advanced HTML, CSS, extensive CSS3 and LESS/SASS skills and are familiar with both iOS and Android platforms

  • Understand RESTful services and API design along with how to design micro-service based back ends in a cloud native manner

  • Git and similar tools are second nature to you along with creating developer ecosystems and CI/CD pipelines.

  • Can comfortably work in an Agile environment

  • Can work with modern frontend frameworks (e.g., React, Vue.js, Angular) and have experience with building out hybrid applications

  • Are able to collaborate effectively with UX Designers, Developers, and Designers

  • Can clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions

  • Have experience with performance and optimization problem analysis and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems

  • Have the ability to onboard and integrate with an organization long-term

  • Have a positive and solution-oriented mindset

  • Enjoy being client centric, people focused

  • Can really listen to others and have the courage to speak up

  • You are passionate about innovating and simplifying

  • You step up to own & execute

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified .

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: TEXAS-Arlington

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10037696-WD