Ally Full Stack Java Developer in Troy, Michigan

Position Description

Ally Auto Advantage is looking for an experienced senior full stack software developer to join our team based in Troy, MI. The ideal candidate would be comfortable working in a dynamic, highly collaborative environment with tight feedback loops. This person should feel passionately about building zero-defect software with a quality-first mindset and should be passionate about learning. The candidate should be comfortable interfacing with business stakeholders to ensure delivery of the right solution to satisfy the business need.

Job Responsibilities

Main responsibilities are given below. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Develop enterprise software using agile extreme programming practices with focus on built in quality (unit tests, acceptance tests, integration tests...)

  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders and product owners to understand the problem statement using design thinking concepts

  • Architect and design solutions which incorporate iterative development methodology and deliver working software in each sprint

  • Use advanced devops practices to enable fast feedback loops using automation -- containers, infrastructure as code, feature flags, deployment testing and automatic rollbacks.

  • Work closely with architecture, testing, integration and other teams in enterprise landscape and ensure a good hand off

  • Mitigate technical debt on the software platform

  • Participate in peer code reviews and establish/follow development best practices

  • Mentor junior developers


  • 7+ years of development experience in building resilient and high-performance customer facing web applications using Java and J2EE frameworks

  • Experience in JEE Design Patterns, Algorithms and Optimizations, Object-Oriented design

  • Experience in designing and developing microservices and event driven architecture

  • Hands on experience in J2EE, JMS, SOAP, REST web services

  • 3+ years of experience in design and development of Single Page Applications (SPA) using frameworks such as Angular, React, Knockout, Ember

  • Hands-on experience with Node.js

  • Experience in DevOps, including CI/CD and test automation

  • Experience interacting with Message Queue Systems

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication

Additional Requirements

  • Knowledge of or experience working in financial services and/or other regulated environments is a plus

  • Must pass credit and criminal background checks to meet Ally and FINRA requirements.

  • Experience with migrating on-prem projects to AWS is a plus

Ally Overview

Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a leading digital financial services company and a top 25 U.S. financial holding company offering financial products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers and corporate clients. Ally's legacy dates back to 1919, and the company was redesigned in 2009 with a distinctive brand, innovative approach and relentless focus on its customers. Ally has an award-winning online bank (member FDIC), one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the country, a complementary auto-focused insurance business, a growing digital wealth management and online brokerage platform, and a trusted corporate finance business offering capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.

Business Unit/Enterprise Function

Ally's Information Technology (IT) organization is focused on supporting and improving the position of our industry-leading business franchises through cost effective, innovative IT solutions, as well as overseeing critical functions that enable the day-to-day operations of the entire Ally Financial enterprise. IT is also responsible for the administration and execution of information protection, disaster recovery and IT risk management.

Total Rewards Information

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and bonus pay potential based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid time-off program with an emphasis on work-life balance.

Ally offers a variety of benefits to protect your health and well-being, provide financial security and balance your work-life needs including:

  • Industry-leading 401K Retirement Savings Plan including Matching and Company Contributions

  • Comprehensive wellness program with financial incentives designed to help you achieve your best health

  • Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision

  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions

  • Pre-tax dependent care and commuter benefits

  • Other work-life integration benefits including Paid Parental & Caregiver Leave, Adoption Assistance, Back-up Child & Adult/Elder Care, Child Care Discounts, Tuition Reimbursement, LifeMatters Employee Assistance Program, Weight Watchers and other employee discount programs

Ally is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's 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.


Job Title: Full Stack Java Developer

Company: Ally Financial Inc.

Category: Information Technology

BU Function: IT

Requisition ID: 18-6932