Software Developer Lead

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

Job Profile

Position Overview

At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers.

As a Software Developer Lead within PNC's Corporate and Institutional MIS organization, you will be based in Pittsburgh, PA.

The Software Developer Lead duties include:
performing Software Engineer work on JavaEE platforms and web application technologies including Network Load Balancers, Web Servers, Messaging, LDAP, and Single Sign-on;
responsible to size, scope and estimating development efforts for projects;
proposing and creating high level, detailed design documents for consumption by a development team;
providing overall technical leadership for medium and large scale development efforts to ensure project success while meeting target dates and budgeted resource estimates;
orchestrating day to day development activities for developers and technology service partners including daily development/scrum checkpoints and escalation of roadblocks to management team;
presenting and making technical recommendations to PNC management and internal/external service partners;
providing innovative approach to apply modern principles, methodologies and tools to advance business initiatives and capabilities

The following experience is preferred:
Java, J2EE;
Web services (Soap, Rest);
Spring Framework;
Database design, development and integration using Oracle;
UI experience with HTML, JSP and CSS3;
experience with jQuery and AngularJS;
experience with WebSphere or WebLogic;
experience with Maven and Jenkins
experience with waterfall and agile project methodologies

Job Description

  • Creates and leads the technical design and development of software solutions.
  • Proposes & designs software solutions to address complex business needs. Prepares technical and procedural documentation required.
  • Facilitates complex problem resolution.
  • Provides technical guidance and support to colleagues. Reviews coding, testing, and documentation of software.
  • Applies modern principles, methodologies and tools to advance business initiatives and capabilities.

PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

  • Customer Focused - Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
  • Managing Risk - Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework.


Application Delivery Process Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, and formal application delivery methodologies; ability to utilize these in order to deliver new or enhanced applications.

Application Design, Architecture Knowledge of application design activities, tools and techniques; ability to utilize these to convert business requirements and logical models into a technical application design.

Application Development Tools Knowledge of and ability to utilize a variety of specific tools and toolkits for the development and support of applications.

Application Testing Knowledge of application testing and ability to design, plan and execute application testing strategies and tactics to ensure software quality throughout all stages of application development.

Packaged Application Integration Knowledge of and the ability to implement packaged application software and integrate it with company applications, databases and technology platforms.

System Development Life Cycle Knowledge of project management techniques and the ability to plan, design, develop, test, implement and maintain system development life cycle segments and phases.

Technical Troubleshooting Knowledge of technical troubleshooting approaches, tools and techniques, and the ability to anticipate, recognize, and resolve technical (hardware, software, application or operational) problems.

Work Experience

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree, with 3+ years of relevant / direct industry experience. Certifications are often desired. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education and experience (including military service) may be considered.



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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

PNC provides equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.

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Associated topics: .net, application developer, architect, architecture, back end, devops, matlab, maven, perl, project architect

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