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Front End Developer - Entry Level
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Job Description

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We are currently seeking a talented Front End Developer - Entry Level for our San Antonio, TX facility.

USAA Front-End Developers create consistent user experiences for our members and employees across a diverse range of digital products and delivery platforms. Front-End Developers at USAA should expect to be part of an integrated team that provide solutions using design, front-end and REST services. Ideal Front-End Developers have deep knowledge in front-end technologies as well as core Java experience and ability to span application tiers when necessary. USAA Front-End Developers work in a challenging, fast-paced, agile environment to deliver the web and mobile applications that support both our USAA workforce and over 90% of USAA member interactions.

Job Requirements


USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.


Our most important qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 11 million members who rely on us every day.

We are over 3,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on Agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.

See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets our purpose:

USAA Information Technology: A Realistic Preview

This Job Posting is for multiple openings available in 2017.


You will lead all phases of front end development providing innovative solutions for both internal employees and external member-facing projects. You will lead experienced team members and work closely with business clients and UI designers to analyze user requirements, design and code applications, and customize commercial software packages.

Minimum Requirements

* Bachelors degree or 4+ years of work experience in the Information Technology field, OR successful completion of Veterans for IT (VetFIT) training program in combination with USAA Internship(s).
* Up to 2 years experience HTML, CSS and Javascript or Javascript based frameworks


* Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel and Access
* Technical instructional experience in a classroom environment
* Experience creating technical assessments for hiring new front-end developers
* Strong focus on accessibility standards and developing applications for users with disabilities
* Intermediate knowledge of JAVA.
* Experience in any of the following JavaScript frameworks: React, jQuery, Bootstrap, YUI, Backbone.js, AngularJS, Dojo
* Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Bash or Korn
* Experience with code management tools such as RTC or Git
* Experience with markup languages such as XML, JSON, HTML or DHTML
* Experience with Agile methodologies
* Experience designing software solutions
* Experience with process management tools such as ASANA or Trello
* Experience with developer process improvement
* Managing work across teams (i.e.. coordinating with server or database teams, dealing with business)


USAA Front End Developers create innovative solutions that impact our members and employees. Collectively, we are:

* Curious and excited by new ideas
* Energized by a fast-paced environment
* Able to understand and translate business needs into leading-edge technology
* Comfortable working as part of a connected team, but self-motivated
* Community-focused, dependable and committed
* Exceptionally detail-oriented


USAA's most valuable resource is our 28,000 employees. We promote a culture of diversity and inclusion, encouraging varied perspectives and ideas.

Our team enjoys world-class benefits, pay and highly competitive reward opportunities, including comprehensive healthcare, wellness and wealth building programs, employee resource groups, 401K matching dollar-for-dollar up to 8% of pay, career planning and continuing education.

We promote a strong work-life balance with a variety of on-site services and conveniences depending on location, including a daycare, health center and pharmacy, multiple dining options, company stores, covered parking and free fitness centers. USAA is a casual dress environment.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.