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MUFG Software Engineer, AVP (Java) - Remote in Trenton, New Jersey

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

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 6th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a remote position. A member of our recruitment team will discuss location preferences with you in more detail.

Job Summary:

In this role you will apply your technical expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis. Whether balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders or supporting more senior staff on complex projects, you use data and analysis and apply your experience, judgment, and risk mindset across your responsibilities.

  • Provides L1, L2, L3 support for all derivatives systems and Business users (Front Office, Operations, Middle Office, Regulatory Reporting, etc.…).

  • Troubleshoots issues and problems, comes up with clear action plan(s) to resolve such issues, develops, tests and implements the agreed solution into production, following the Bank’s Policies and Procedures

  • Acts as IT lead for large projects requiring not only development, but also coordination with other teams, business analysis and testing.

  • Partnering with subject matter experts (SME) to translate project objectives and requirements into a detail technical requirement document with timelines, task lists and next steps.

  • Works closely with Business users and the Planning team to document, define and track project technical requirements, milestones and deliverables for one or many projects.

  • Organizes the work assignments of key technical projects and communicates to all project participants in a clear and concise way, leveraging JIRA.

  • Interacting closely with project managers, internal constituents, and external vendors to deliver the work assigned to the developer

  • Liaising with the various vendors to learn their systems and look for improvements.

  • Working on any IB&M initiative requiring the assistance of the developer.

  • Always looks for Improvements and ways to better run the business and the platforms.

  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; quickly learn from existing partial documentation and with minimal guidance; execute with limited information and ambiguity.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent work experience required.

  • Minimum 7 years of software development experience

  • 7 + years of programming experience in a modern language such as Java

  • 7 + years of experience with web technologies: Restful Services, JavaScript

  • Experience in the banking or finance industries preferred

  • Excellent knowledge of analysis and design patterns

  • Experience with major public cloud offerings and how to solution designs that are built around these technologies (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and similar)

  • Knowledgeable on SDLC/SCM

  • Solid programming skills in Java using Object oriented principles

  • Development experience with PL/SQL databases, including stored procedures, database triggers and database packages

  • Must possess organizational, problem-solving skills and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines

  • Effective verbal and written communicator; able to present complex issues and solutions with appropriate levels of detail to diverse (technical and non-technical) audiences

  • Broad functional understanding of Fixed Income, Derivatives (IRS, CDS) and Foreign Exchange financial instruments

  • 5+ years of experience with application development and support

  • Experience in designing data models and structures to store various kinds of data in different formats

  • Prefer prior experience working with front, middle or back-office teams in a financial institution

  • Experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Unix /Linux based environments

  • Experience with RDBMS based databases such as Oracle and SQL Server or NoSQL DBs such as DynamoDB.

  • Cloud experience, preferably in Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)

  • Integration of ML Libraries and frameworks to apply in NLP tasks and ability perform statistical analysis and refine data models will be a plus.

  • Experience with monitoring systems

  • Trained in CI/CD principle

  • Trained in DevOps workflow tooling

  • Trained on Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence, etc.)

  • Ability to lead teams and influence a large group of people without directly managing them

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Able to research and learn new methodologies and technologies and bring knowledge to the team

  • Ready, willing, and able to pick up new technologies and pitch in on story tasks (design, code, test, CI/CD, deploy, etc.)

The typical base pay range for this role is between $105K – $130K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute