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Lead Software Engineer (Java Lead), Vice President

Tempe, Arizona

Tech at MUFG

MUFG is undertaking a significant transformation initiative that will make us an agile company that is powered by a resilient, flexible technology and data stack. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that put our clients' and colleagues' changing needs first.

We are looking for resilient technologists who will help us build the future of banking with a new digitally-led, cloud-first, real-time deposit system. This is a rare opportunity to transition to a modern platform as a member of this high-impact team.

Backed by the strength and stability of the world’s 5th largest financial institution, you'll help build a bank you’ll be excited to call yours.

Success Profile

What makes you successful in your technology career at MUFG?
Check out the top skills we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Client-centric
  • Problem-solver
  • Forward-thinking
  • Agile


Our Culture Principles:

  • Client Centric
  • People Focused
  • Listen Up/Speak Up
  • Innovate & Simplify
  • Own & Execute

Tech Transformation

Benefits & Total Rewards

  • Health Plans

    Numerous choices for medical coverage (HRA, HSA, and PPO), plus comprehensive prescription coverage, dental and vision. We pay most premium costs and contribute to your HSA or HRA annually.

  • Wellness

    Monthly financial and wellness webinars, on-site healthy living events and one-on-one personal coaching sessions.

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Competitive 401(k) employer match contributions with immediate vesting. Cash balance pension, defined benefit plan with 3-year vesting, fully employer-paid.

  • Education & Training

    Tuition reimbursement for most undergraduate, graduate, and job-related courses at regionally accredited institutions. Internal training programs/courses are also available.

  • Family-Friendly Care

    Programs and resources to support family wellness, including: maternity/paternity leave, parental bonding, adoption assistance program, dependent care and family medical leave.

  • Paid Time Off

    Vacation, sick leave, time off to volunteer, and federal holidays, as well as salary continuation during periods of qualifying disability.

Job Description

Lead Software Engineer (Java Lead), Vice President

  • Requisition # 10038170-WD
  • Job Type Day
  • Location Tempe, ARIZONA
  • Date posted 09/24/2020

Your potential. Your opportunity.

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

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Lead Software Engineer (Java Lead), Vice President

Job Summary

The Lead software engineer is dedicated to the Agile Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) program and will provide technical design, development, test and deployment for the GRC team in Tempe, AZ.

This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work closely within the Agile team environment and interact with Product Owner, Scrum Master and Line of Business Subject Matter Experts (SME), and GRC IT Leads and team members located in both Tempe, AZ and Monterey Park, CA.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Serve as the Lead Engineer on the Agile Team in our Tempe, AZ location for technical leadership and oversight.
  • Drive Technical Strategy and Execution to build the system platform in conjunction with the Product Owner of GRC and in alignment with the Non-Financial Risk Reporting (NFRR) Technology Product Owner and Technology Lead for Integration
  • Identify and develop appropriate target architecture, team structure, vendor platforms and drive execution to optimize the system Platform. 
  • Develop strategic relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure that business needs are fully understood, and IT solutions and priorities are fully aligned to meet the needs of the business 
  • Translate business needs into actionable processes by evaluating information gathered from multiple sources and reviewing needs analysis findings to create, communicate and define user requirements for the development of effective solutions
  • Drive continuous improvement by assessing alignment of current process, program and systems to business requirements and capitalizing on opportunities for standardization, increased efficiency, cost reduction and increased quality to strengthen performance of business
  • Collaborate with all Agile Team Sprints in order to design and develop and deliver to Epic/Story development to Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) in addition to driving execution of the agile team to deliverables. 

  • Must have 5-7 year of experience leading project teams engaged in financial/risk systems
  • Must have 5-7 years of managing development and support teams leveraging the following tools / technologies: Java / J2EE / JSP, Java Spring framework, Database (Oracle / DB2), JSON, XML, AJAX, RESTful Web services, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, WebSphere, WebLogic application servers, Unix/ Linux, Windows, Agile techniques Automated Testing and User Stories
  • Solid foundation in best practices and techniques for agile ceremonies
Nice To have
  • Exposure to GRC or other Risk systems – similar workflow and attestation controls systems (examples GRC tools: RSA Archer, Service Now, OpenPages, Lock Path, and/or RSAM )

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 in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

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