IT College Hire - Entry Level

Purpose of Job

Software Developers and Integrator's (SDI's) are engaged in all phases of the software development life cycle which include; gathering and analyzing user/business system requirements, responding to outages and creating application system models. SDI's primary functions are to design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for internal use, perform defect corrections (analysis, design, code). In addition, SDI's participate in design meetings and consult with business clients to refine, test, and debug programs to meet business needs, and interact and sometimes direct third party partners in the achievement of business and technology initiatives. This is an entry-level position responsible for learning USAA's existing processes, procedures, and workflows to include the software development life cycle and/or release processes. Incumbents are gaining an understanding of the software development life cycle, requirements gathering, analysis and design, coding and unit/integration testing in the development of new applications or modifications to existing applications. SDI III's work under direct supervision and perform routine work assignments and problem resolution in support of other team members.

This is an IT college entry level hire Software Developer and Integrator III role.
We are looking for software developer candidates who are college seniors and will graduate in 2019 or software developer college graduates who are no more than 12 months post graduation at the time of application. This IT college entry level role is available at three of USAA's office locations: San Antonio Texas, Plano Texas, and Phoenix Arizona.

Job Requirements


May perform defect correction on less critical development defects, and/or begins to analyze requirements, develop coding skills to code simple applications.
Learns to install, customize and integrate commercial software packages.
Works with more tenured peers to gain understanding of systems while conducting root cause analysis of issues, reviewing new and existing code and/or performing unit testing.
Develops an understanding of customer requirements and how to respond to outages by following the appropriate processes.
Learns to create system documentation/play book and attends requirements, design and code reviews.
Receives work packages from manager/delegates.
Works with senior team members to develop understanding on developing accurate estimates on work packages.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree required (4 additional years of related experience in Information Technology beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree) OR certification from an approved technical field of study

Minimum Experience:

Up to 2 years of development experience or coursework in applicable discipline OR Successful completion of military enlistment.