Jack Henry and Associates Java Software Engineer in Hoover, Alabama

Job Description

As a Java Software Engineer on the Yellow Hammer team at Jack Henry, you’ll get the chance to make a real, positive impact on people’s lives. Our mission is to give people the best possible experience they can have with their finances. We’re doing this by reimagining the online banking ecosystem and building products that empower and delight. The Java Software Engineer, under moderate supervision, participates in the technical design and implementation of new products or enhancements. Additionally, they will participate in all phases of the development cycle: concept, technical design, prototype, code development, testing, release to QA and implementation.

About our team

We are committed to creativity, thoughtfulness, culture, and openness—the perfect place to make phenomenal products that have a big impact. Our work environment echoes a modern tech startup but we have the sJaecurity and benefits of a large, publicly traded company. With an engineering team of less than 100, we place high value on continued education.. Our team is distributed and that means you can live and work wherever you want–as long as your work hours match US business hours. You’ll get the chance to contribute to products that are used by thousands of people.


  • 5 years of technical experience in software development building java applications

  • 5 years of experience using technologies: Eclipse, Bootstrap Spring Core, Spring Boot, Spring MVC

  • Able to work extended hours as business needs dictate.

  • Occasional overnight travel


  • Data related skills: Hibernate, Lucene, postgresql, Elasticsearch, MongoDB

  • Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)

  • Experience with Spring Integration, Spring Security

  • Experience with HTML5, AngularJS, jQuery

  • Experience using modern build tools such as Maven, Jenkins a plus.

  • Microservices architecture is a plus

  • Cloud ETL experience is a plus

  • Proficiency with source control systems - Git and Subversion

  • Good working knowledge of ESB and SOA, Web Services methodologies using RESTful or SOAP based API’s

  • Ability to work as a member of dynamic team using Agile Scrum and Kanban development methodology

  • Firm commitment to unit tests, automated testing and continuous integration

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (CS), Software Engineering (SE)

  • Excellent written, verbal, and listening communication skills.


  • Completes product technical design and prototyping, software development, bug verification and resolution.

  • Performs system analysis and programming activities which may require extensive research and analysis.

  • Provides technical/engineering support for new and existing applications from code delivery until the retirement of the application.

  • Provides both individual and budget-level tasks and product effort estimates/costs.

  • Ensures timely, effective, and quality delivery of software into production, both at an individual and team level.

  • Develops and tests applications based on business requirements and industry best practices.

  • Creates required technical documentation.

  • Adheres to documented departmental and corporate standards. Participates in the definition and documentation of standards.

  • Collaboratively works with QA team to ensure timely delivery of high-quality products.

  • Collaboratively works with customer support team to resolve or diagnose defects.

  • Performs release validation testing and beta support for projects.

  • Researches problems and develops solutions to the problems.

  • Conducts unit testing and integration testing for functionality and limits.

  • Assists in training and mentoring less experienced peers.

  • May contribute to product architecture.

  • May assist less experienced peers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Females, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.