Herndon, Virginia
Jun 08, 2023
Jun 17, 2023
Full Time

The Developer III is a senior IT systems integration position with responsibilities to develop, support and maintain custom applications and the integration of applications and services across the credit union, with emphasis on automating business processes and developing cloud based solutions. The Developer III is responsible for developing, implementing and troubleshooting custom solutions to ensure integrity, quality and availability of software as well as maintaining control and testing process for modifications to applications.


  • Create custom software solutions to support organizational goals, projects, system implementations, and the on-going management of technology
  • Lead and champion the migration of existing software solutions applications to public cloud providers through re-factorization and developing new architectures as needed
  • Develop and support software solutions for automations of manual processes, integrations of data between multiple systems, and stand-alone solutions to assist business units with efficiencies
  • Develop and maintain systems, methods and applications that meet credit union business needs
  • Enhance the Fiserv DNA Core and the Alkami online banking solutions using vendor SDKs and APIs
  • Follow the established software development lifecycle to include requirements analysis, design, planning, implementation, testing, deployment, and sustainment
  • Document information technology procedures and systems
  • Collaborate with internal system users and external technical personnel as necessary to complete development and relevant support tasks
  • Leverage continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines for build, testing, and deployment automations
  • Plan, monitor, and report on deliverables to include developed software, unit testing, integration testing, and deployment
  • Evaluate delivered solutions and enhancements to ensure any issues have been adequately resolved
  • Analyze software performance issues, recommend solutions, and implement approved configuration and software changes
  • Lead peer reviews of developed enhancements, updates, patches, and new solutions
  • Protect the confidentiality and integrity of financial sensitive information and maintain the technical mechanisms of legitimate access and release of the data to meet the requirements of the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Remains cognizant of and adheres to NWFCU policies and procedures as well as regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related Information Technology field or related experience
  • Minimum of 9 years of experience working as a developer with strong working knowledge of industry standard and emerging cloud development technologies, languages and platforms
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of the full software lifecycle, agile software development methodologies, and object oriented developmen
  • Experience championing the migration of developed software and processes to public cloud providers (Amazon or Microsoft), including creating new architectures and refactoring implementations
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis in problem solving and design efforts
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Skilled at writing clear and concise requirements documentation and training materials, understanding user requirements, and implementing solutions
  • Experienced in dealing with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations, and comprehending and documenting a complex legacy application
  • Extensive experience developing solutions with .NET
  • Experience developing and consuming REST and SOAP web services
  • Experience developing scalable applications using n-tier architecture
  • Experience developing batch processes
  • Ability to work effectively on-site in our Herndon, VA headquarters and equally effectively remotely

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with containerization tools such as Kubernetes and Docker
  • Certifications: Azure, AWS, .NET
  • Knowledge of database systems and data analytic techniques (SQL Server, Hive and Oracle)
  • Proficient in SQL scripting
  • Financial industry, banking or credit union IT experience
  • Experience with Fiserv DNA core, Lodestar Data Warehouse, Fiserv Frontier Reconciliation
  • Experience with report processing tools such as Monarch


EEO Notice

Northwest Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.

NWFCU complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Department at 703-709-8900 or

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