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Synchrony Junior iOS Engineer in MERRIAM, Kansas

Job Description:

Role Summary/Purpose:

Billions of transactions—and you’ll touch all of them if you join our IT team as a Junior iOS Engineer. Imagine the sheer scale of what we impact every second of every day. Now imagine what you can do with that influence—this is where you can shape the future of payments.

As a Junior iOS Engineer, you’ll be a part of an amazing team working on our consumer iOS native apps throughout the entire development process, including the look and feel of consumer applications. You’ll participate in hack-a-thons, partner with universities on innovation events, and work with our famed Stamford Innovation Station

It’s the ideal time to come aboard—we’re focused on the future, continuing to evolve as a company and help define the financial technology industry. With so much opportunity available, this is where you can make your mark.

We’re proud to offer you flexibility! This position is eligible to work remote, where you will work from home, and may require you to occasionally commute to one of our hubs for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events. Remote candidates will be considered who live near any Synchrony hub including: Alpharetta, GA, Chicago, IL, Costa Mesa, CA, Stamford, CT, New York, NY, Altamonte Springs, FL, Charlotte, NC, Dayton, OH, St. Paul, MN or Phoenix, AZ.

You’re the one we’re looking for if you:

  • Are passionate about creating mobile software that makes things easier for hardworking families

  • Have common sense—can you think through your designs to make sure they’re the best?

  • Are a coder who’s also a problem solver, capable of creating elegant, testable code that’s robust and scalable

  • Are ready to be disruptive and interesting in the commerce space

  • Can work with product, marketing and project management as one agile team

  • Are ready to own your own career and destiny

  • Value results

  • Have tech chops: Software development skill are a must

We’ll depend on you to:

  • Participate in a cross-shore development team

  • Operate independently to write amazing code

  • Influence and collaborate to create amazing apps

  • Participate in Agile scrums with cross-functional teams

  • Participate in Agile sprints including planning, daily standups, backlog grooming sessions and reviews

  • Analyze production defects, troubleshoot systems, identify root cause and implement fixes

  • Work with third party vendors to develop software and/or integrate their software into our products

  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree, and at least 2 years of professional application development experience OR, in lieu of degree, High School Diploma/GED 4 years of experience with native application development using iOS

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience building and consuming web services via SOAP and REST

  • iOS, Objective-C, Swift, and UIKit development skills

  • Familiarity with watchOS and tvOS are a plus

  • Familiarity with continuous integration environments

  • Experience writing unit, integration and UI test cases

  • Familiarity with JSON, REST and XML based web services

  • Working knowledge of the overall mobile industry including Android and mobile web

  • Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical peers

  • Strong cross-functional team player with the ability to work seamlessly across a matrix organization

  • Desire to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence clients, team members, management and external groups

  • Strong attention to detail in a team environment

  • Strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to analyze, use structured problem solving and available tools to troubleshoot systems, identify root cause, action plans, impact and resolution options

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older

  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process

  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

  • New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months’ time in position before they can post. All internal employees must have at least a “consistently meets expectations” performance rating and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance requirement).

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

  • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

  • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.

The salary range for this position is 52,000.00 - 110,000.00 USD Annual

Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.

Grade/Level: 09

Job Family Group:

Information Technology