Sr Application Engineer

As a Sr. Application Engineer at TCF you will be a top level technical expert in one or more highly specialized phases of applications engineering. This includes providing design recommendations based on long-term IT organization strategy and expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business. You will determine specifications, then plan, design, and develop the most complex and business critical software solutions, utilizing appropriate software engineering processes - either individually or in concert with project team.

* Provide technical leadership in the analysis and review of existing or proposed system features and integration, security, scalability and performance requirements with users, business analysts, architects and team members

* Lead the evaluation and selection process for application packages, and advise on options, risk, cost vs. benefits, and impacts on business processes and goals

* Work with senior leadership to participate in new investment proposal reviews and strategic roadmap creation process

* Develop integration plans applying knowledge of software architecture and ensure for the incorporation of plans into integration testing process

* Provide expert advice on complex system design issues and contribute to ongoing planning and development of systems enhancements

* Identify and specify technical / functional requirements, resources and processes for a complex sub-system or major system modification required to meet user requirements

* Creates prototype designs for complex/ significant-risk projects

* Serve as 3rd level support for ongoing maintenance and production issues



* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other technical field or equivalent work experience


* Master's degree in a related field

* 7 years of experience in complex engineering environments, taking abstract concepts and ideas and formulating a detailed software engineering plan to deliver

* Sound knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

* Sound knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures

* Sound knowledge of design and programming techniques that provide security

* Expertise to debug code to troubleshoot and analyze defects

* Expert knowledge/experience with querying databases for complex data lookup/update.

* Perform code reviews with associate team members.

Why choose TCF?

Established in 1923, TCF has maintained a strong foundation. TCF has over 340 branches in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Arizona and South Dakota, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF also conducts commercial leasing, indirect auto finance, and equipment finance business in all 50 states, and commercial inventory finance business in all 50 states and Canada.

Our Benefits

TCF encourages open employee communications and promotes from within whenever possible. We offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits plan, and opportunities for career advancement. For more details on our benefits, click on the Employee Benefits link on our career page.

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or other status protected by applicable law. TCF is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.