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MUFG Union Bank Sr. Software Engineer, Mainframe in Tempe, Arizona


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Senior Software Engineer - Mainframe, Assistant Vice President

Job Summary

Responsible for design, develop, delivery, and maintenance of computer-oriented systems and networks, including real-time and event-driven systems, databases and database management systems, application systems in a multi-platform environment.

Work with the lead engineers to support system architectural direction and recommendations. Formulates system scope and objectives and devises and modifies procedures to solve problems. Prepares detailed specs from which programs will be written.

Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and deploying complex integrated solutions aimed at modernizing, consolidating and coordinating the independently designed applications within and across the enterprises of core systems

  • Work with software vendors for software installation, problem resolution, and enhancements.

  • Research and evaluate solutions to recommend efficient and cost-effective solutions.

  • Formulates system scope and objectives.

  • Prepares detailed specs from which programs will be written, then develop codes, tests, debugs, and documents those program plans.

  • Plan and implement original approaches to solve complex problems of diverse scope. Prepare and present technical concepts to internal audiences

  • Performs analysis of existing code or design new solutions to integrate with vendor solution.

  • Coordinates the development of technical support standards.

  • Work with operations staff to define, develop and implements delivery systems, systems management, policies and security frameworks to ensure delivery of knowledge and information to appropriate groups

  • Responsible for ensuring system availability, resolving production issues in time timely manner.

  • Plan and organize the development of technical support standards, evaluates software and system problems and potential solutions to application systems requirements

  • Ability to solve complex application and data-related problems and be experienced in resolving issues relating to data security and integrity of controls

  • Has experience in programming languages, system utilities, database structures.

  • Competent to develop and apply advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts to resolve the most complex software systems problems.

  • Initiate and develop concepts to solve complex situations with little or no precedent

  • Provide conceptual guidance to other senior and high-level technical experts

  • Perform systems design and analysis, develops codes and testing to ensure successful and seamless communication among the various IT systems, users and applications components

  • Work on projects that may span a broad range of systems and enterprise-wide complex components

  • Requires in-depth knowledge across multiple technical environments and possesses increased level of business knowledge

  • Requires in-depth knowledge across multiple technical environments and possesses increased level of business knowledge

  • Work on major projects providing subject matter expertise and technical direction and may be technical leader of advanced or complex projects


  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • 10 years of mainframe programming/systems analysis experience with strong skills in COBOL, CICS, DB2 and other databases, real-time and batch processing.

  • Experience on the PEP system emphasis in applications and systems engineering development is preferred

  • 5 years of Commercial Banking experience preferably in the Transaction Banking area

  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills.

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and must be goal and results oriented.

  • Works with other IT groups to ensure solid cross-functional decisions are made as a team

  • Able to work effectively in a high pressure, fast paced development environment.

  • Ability to multi-task effectively providing creative innovative solutions and strong organization and time-management skills.

  • Must adapt to change quickly and be able to assess impact and risk based on solid foundation of standard methodologies and experience.

  • Candidate must be well versed and focused in adhering to SDLC, Project Management practices and techniques, ITIL, and other continuous improvement methodologies.

  • Proficiency in web and new technologies are a plus.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of 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: ARIZONA-Tempe

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10032987-WD