Ally Financial Sr Application Developer in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

Information Technology

Oct 5, 2016


Position Description

The Senior Application Developer provides significant contributions in the design, coding, testing, support and debugging of new software or enhancements to existing software.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with other developers and provides significant contributions to develop specifications to resolve business client questions, problems, and to address enhancement needs.
  • Uses technical knowledge, creativity and company practices and priorities to obtain solutions to complex problems.
  • Interfaces with senior management to provide and obtain information and to build consensus regarding project direction
  • Interacts directly with business clients.
  • Serves as a mentor to lower level developers
  • Serves as Technical Lead as assigned on projects and sustain efforts


  • BS and 5+ years or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of all phases of software development including design, coding, testing, debugging, implementation, and support
  • Experience writing and reviewing software design specifications in an object oriented development environment
  • Ability to thoroughly understand the business issues surrounding each project
  • Ability to respond directly to questions from business clients
  • Ability to be a technical authority and work with other team members
  • Knowledge of standard change management tools and processes
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Extensive experience with banking data, including deposits, mortgages, auto loans, ACH transactions
  • Extensive experience with Business Objects v 3.x and 4.x including Universes
  • Experience with Oracle 11, 12 and PL/SQL

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 its 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 extends 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, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other reason prohibited by law.



AVAILABLE WORK LOCATIONS: Pennsylvania (Fort Washington)