• Software Developer

    Job Locations US-WA-Tukwila
    Posted Date 1 year ago(12/13/2017 10:39 AM)
    Job Title
    Software Developer
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • BECU Opening Statement

    How would you like to be part of an organization where member values and company values are one and the same? Whose culture encourages and expects employees to advocate for our members -- which has made us the most trusted and respected financial institution throughout the communities we serve and support. That’s BECU—where we put Members First.

    We’re looking for dynamic, passionate, engaged employees who value doing what’s right to serve our members – and take pride in knowing that our success depends on everyone who comes to work with us each day.

    BECU is one of the nation’s leading credit unions, serving our Members for over 80 years. We know our people are what make us special, and we seek to employ those who want to make a difference. If that’s you, then read on…


    The Software Developer is responsible for translating business requirements into secure, maintainable software applications for BECU. This involves analysis, design, implementation, unit testing and maintenance of back-end, middle-tier and front end software components, as well as integrating to third-party systems and software products. The tech stack is primarily Microsoft (.NET, SQL Server) and the methodology varies depending on the project.

    In this job, you will

    • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies and Information Protection requirements.
    • Work with BECU departments to understand business computer related processes and incorporate those processes into application software that supports the annual operating and strategic plans.
    • Work with BECU’s consultant(s) and third party vendors to design and develop new software applications and programs to support BECU business needs.
    • Be responsible for the technical documentation and maintenance of custom programming software.
    • Be responsible for programming enhancements and changes, when necessary, for reports and software.
    • Be knowledgeable of the current method of operation in each department and how software enhancements and new modules will effect and change operations within the various departments and the Credit Union as a whole.
    • Work with project teams and Program Managers to ensure effective implementation of software.
    • Coordinates with appropriate IT areas and business units when implementing software into the “live” environment and provide necessary documentation of any changes to procedure.
    • Be knowledgeable in how to utilize the various operating systems at BECU, database languages, related programming languages, and other software as required for project implementation.
    • Provide assistance to identify and maintain custom software programming in conjunction with vendor updates.
    • Attend meetings, in conjunction with or in the absence of the IT Development Resources Manager to ensure ongoing knowledge and communication of projects.
    • Perform responsibilities consistent with the IT area’s Shared Values.
    • Have a thorough understanding of Credit Union operations, including how departments interact with one another.
    • Serve as a member of the Disaster Recovery Team for Information Technology.
    • Ensure that written procedures are documented for all functions within area of responsibility and update as necessary.
    • Maintain effective communication with all Credit Union employees to ensure coordination and exchange of information for accomplishing Credit Union goals.
    • For the purpose of attaining Credit Union goals, it is the responsibility of each employee to strive for the continuous improvement of processes and quality of service.
    • Perform additional duties as assigned.


    • Ability to plan, organize, schedule, and implement multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent conceptual and organizational skills.
    • Willingness to keep up with developments in the technical and financial services industries.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills to effectively communicate in the English language.
    • Ability to work independently, and as a team member, while using discretion in decision making and sound judgement in problem solving.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff, management, and vendors regarding software issues.
    • Ability to present a professional image to vendors and co-workers.
    • Proficient PC skills, with the ability to learn new software.
    • Full time hours required, with additional hours as necessary to accomplish objectives, goals, and projects.
    • Ability to sit or stand within proximity of terminal.
    • B.A. or B.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business or equivalent work experience required.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience designing software and writing production code in a team environment required.
    • Recent experience with the core of Microsoft’s tech stack (.NET, SQL, etc.)
    • Experience with the following required:
       o Visual Studio
       o .NET Development
           Creating and consuming SOAP Web Services
           ASP.NET Web Site Development
           General Familiarity with the .NET Framework
           C #
       o Microsoft SQL Server
           Familiarity with basic DDL and CRUD operations.
           Transact-SQL Stored Procedures
    • Standards-compliant responsive web development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
    • Familiarity with any of the following is preferred:
       o Financial industry experience.
       o Business Intelligence experience

    EEO Statement

    BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.


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