2 days ago

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Senior Software Engineer

$101k - $143k


RemoteUSNorth AmericaAmericas

Grow your career with a growing organization

Whether they’re helping people reach their long-term financial goals or providing personal wealth management strategies, every associate contributes to changing the lives of those we serve for the better. When it comes to job satisfaction, that’s hard to beat. And from a personal satisfaction perspective, you’ll enjoy the freedom to support causes that matter to you and experience a truly inclusive work environment. Your future starts now.

Continue to build your rewarding career helping others achieve their financial dream at an organization that values your own long-term success. With your unique talents, you have what it takes to be bold and brilliant in everything you do and reach new heights for a company dedicated to diversity and inclusion, community, and you.

At Empower a Sr Software Developer plays an instrumental role in delivering technology solutions, working both independently and collaboratively across multiple teams. This role is instrumental in developing high quality software that conforms to approved design patterns and aligns with Architecture goals and objectives.

Sr Software Developers are responsible for the ongoing support of complex applications, including new feature work, improvements on existing code, maintaining systems excellence, and active participation in designing and deployment of production deliverables.


As a server side engineer you will work on many initiatives, integrations, innovations, while always trying to scale it more, improve performance and keep the system secure. Design, implement, deploy, and support new web-based applications and web services using server technologies stacks that include Java, MySQL/Oracle SQL Developer and AWS services. Define and implement API endpoints for exposing and managing financial accounts, payments, Billing/ Invoices, Recoveries, Revenue Share, Commissions, SAP integration and Fee Disclosures. Execute end-to-end software development and deployment (CI/CD) in an agile context. Define and develop cloud-native distributed systems and container orchestration platforms using micro service and serverless architectures. Design and support technical solutions that directly support Empower business operations and the millions of Empower customers through performance, scalability, security, and quality. Propose new and innovative solutions to meet the fast-changing business environment. Deliver value through a strong collaborative approach spanning multiple geographically dispersed teams. Adopt and contribute to best practices, standards & guidance, then subsequently provide coaching to technology team members. Participate in agile ceremonies and occasionally lead technical team.


6+ years of professional software engineering experience with standard server-side software technologies, including:  Java, JUnit, JSUnit , MySQL, Spring, Hibernate, Maven, Git etc. Experience with AWS cloud computing infrastructure and APIs is a big plus. Solid practitioner’s knowledge of best practices for secure application development, including OWASP. Experience in deployment of scalable web systems with architectural requirements for high availability, high throughput, low response time, etc. Practical experience with Agile software development and test-driven development. Exposure to EJB’s, REST, and Web Services (SOAP) / SOA and Experience with Application Servers such as Oracle Weblogic Experience with UI development (React, JQuery, Javascript, CSS3). Exposure to production support. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, or a related field of study Experience with AWS services including, but not limited to EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, Kinesis, SNS/SQS, Lambdas, DynamoDB, RDS, ElastiCache and database schema design. Knowledgeable in modern integration methods (API Gateway/Web Services, Messaging & RESTful architectures). Experience with serverless applications through integrating Lambda functions and event sources, and Microservices. Experience with DevOps processes and tools.

***Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time, including CPT/OPT.***

What we offer you

We offer an array of diverse and inclusive benefits regardless of where you are in your career. We believe that providing our employees with the means to lead healthy balanced lives results in the best possible work performance.

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Retirement savings – 401(k) plan with generous company matching contributions (up to 6%), financial advisory services, potential company discretionary contribution, and a broad investment lineup
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year
  • Business-casual environment that includes the option to wear jeans
  • Generous paid time off upon hire – including a paid time off program plus ten paid company holidays and three floating holidays each calendar year
  • Paid volunteer time — 16 hours per calendar year
  • Leave of absence programs – including paid parental leave, paid short- and long-term disability, and Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
  • Business Resource Groups (BRGs) - internal networks that rally around common interest, experiences and identities such as race, ethnicity, gender, ability, military status and sexual orientation. BRGs play a vital role in educating and engaging our people and advancing our business priorities.

Base Salary Range

$101,600.00 - $143,525.00

The salary range above shows the typical minimum to maximum base salary range for this position in the location listed. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation offered may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.

Equal opportunity employer  Drug-free workplace

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity.  All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age (40 and over), race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, religion, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. 

***For remote and hybrid positions you will be required to provide reliable high-speed internet with a wired connection as well as a place in your home to work with limited disruption. You must have reliable connectivity from an internet service provider that is fiber, cable or DSL internet. Other necessary computer equipment, will be provided. You may be required to work in the office if you do not have an adequate home work environment and the required internet connection.***

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