Senior Software Developer | Mi Banco

Date: Oct 2, 2022

Location: San Juan-Cupey, PR

At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in the Island and abroad. As employees, we are dedicated to making our customers dreams come true by offering financial solutions in each stage of their life. Our extensive trajectory demonstrates the resiliency and determination of our employees to innovate, reach for the right solutions and strongly support the communities we serve; this is why we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds.


Are you ready for a rewarding career?

Over 7,900 men and women in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the United States work at Popular.

Come and join our community!

Full Time Position

Remote work available.

General Description

This position plays a pivotal role in shaping the definition, vision, design, and technical roadmap for Mi Banco. The Mi Banco app (4.8 stars on iOS App Store) allows customers to seamlessly manage their accounts.

As A Sr. Software Engineer, you will propose general areas where the team can improve. You will fully own a component and will need to demonstrate a very strong sense of ownership for your area. The teams have built services and apps written in a number of different programming languages including Go, , Ruby, Swift, Objective C, and Kotlin. As a Senior Engineer, you will have significant influence on our overall tech strategy, drive the system architecture, and spearhead best practices that enable a quality product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Analyze requirements provided by other team members and determine how they will affect new or existing systems.


  • Drive the technical direction and feature roadmap of large-scale cloud systems.

  • Help hire and shape the team to best execute tasks.

  • Work closely with a cross-functional team of engineers, marketers, designers, and product managers to design, test, and iterate on solutions in a fast-paced environment.

  • Interpret business requirements and develop detailed technical requirements

  • Generate estimates for design, programming and testing activities

  • Design system elements such as classes, components, modules etc to meet functional & non-functional requirements

  • Identify database entities and prepare logical/physical data models

  • Design interfaces within system for various modules and components

  • Design interfaces across systems for effective and efficient communication

Essential Duties and Responsibilities II


  • Generate programming specifications for new or existing systems

  • Construct programming elements such as classes, components, subsystems

  • Construct database elements such as tables, views, stored procedure, functions, and triggers

  • Identify potential design discrepancies and recommend modifications to others' code


  • Define a system/integration test plans based on functional and non-functional requirements

  • Execute test plans and verify that test results meet functional and non-functional requirements

  • Analyze/troubleshoot production defects and implement resolutions for root causes


  • Create/update system or user documentation

  • Document business process conversion procedures, convert data and verify results


  • Deploy new or existing systems to production


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.


  • 3+ years experience in a senior role or leading small to mid-size projects
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong data analysis and debugging skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with multiple, changing priorities.
  • Understanding of what is important when shipping products to customers and has been through the process from start to finish.
  • Ability to promote robust and maintainable code with clear documentation, and can deliver high quality work on tight schedules.
  • 3+ years of experience in REST architecture for web services.
  • 5+ years of experience with OO design/ skills.
  • 5+ years of experience building successful production systems.
  • Experience developing cloud services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance, security, and reliability.
  • Knowledge of professional engineering practices and best practices for the full life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous integration deployments (CI/CD), testing, and operations.


Analytical Discipline
Business Excellence
Change Agent
Collaboration & Teamwork
Customer Centric
Self Development

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting, if necessary.


Popular requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first day of work. We will require you to provide a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. (1)

(1)  In general, people are considered fully vaccinated: ±

       2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or

       2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine


Popular may provide vaccination exemptions for medical or pregnancy reasons, or due to a sincerely held religious belief or practice, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship to Popular or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others. If you wish to request a vaccination exemption or have a disability and need assistance with the application process, please contact us at This email inbox is monitored for such types of requests only. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed exemptions or reasonable accommodations. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.


As Puerto Rico’s leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to always offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular’s employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.




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