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Synchrony Software Development Engineer II 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 an Junior Front End 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 Front End Engineer, you’ll work hand in hand with our User Experience team to create eye popping, user-friendly, super intuitive online applications. You’ll participate in hack-a-thons, partner with universities on innovation events, work with our famed Stamford Innovation Station—you’ll bring us ideas about how to do things differently. You’ll be defining what Software Engineering means here—and how it can affect the entire industry.

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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Build amazing web applications using ReactJS, HTML, CSS, JS and more

  • Work with a cross-shore development team

  • Influence and collaborate to create an amazing online experience

  • 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 field OR 2) in lieu of degree, High School Diploma/GED and 2 years of professional web application development experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience building responsive web applications using ReactJS, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience working on an agile development team

  • Experience with dependency management tools like NPM

  • Experience with continuous integration environments like Jenkins

  • Experience building and deploying application on Pivotal Cloud Foundry

  • Experience with writing unit, integration, and UI test cases

  • Working knowledge of the mobile industry including HTML5, Android, mobile web

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 consistently meet performance expectations 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 expectations).

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 56,000.00 - 112,000.00 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