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Software Engineer - Specialist (P4) at Equifax Inc. in Alpharetta, Georgia

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who is Equifax? 

Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company. We believe knowledge drives progress. We blend unique data, analytics and technology with a passion for serving customers globally, to create insights to power the decisions that move people forward. ​We serve as a consumer advocate, steward of financial literacy, and champion of economic advancement. 

As an innovative global company that enables access to credit, we’re part of breakthrough collaborations and innovations that address complex social challenges such as social welfare, community relations and financial education for underprivileged youth. We establish relationships that create economically healthy communities. We help individuals gain financial independence by increasing access to capital for small businesses. And we provide young adults entering college or university with financial education tools. 

Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business. We are Powering the World with Knowledge and looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer excellent compensation packages with high-reaching market salaries, 401k matching, along with the works: comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, collaborative work spaces, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential

Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax 

Equifax is seeking creative, high-energy, diverse and driven software engineers with hands-on development skills to work on a variety of meaningful projects. Our software engineering positions provide you the opportunity to join a team of talented engineers working with leading-edge technology. You are ideal for this position if you are a forward-thinking, committed, and enthusiastic software engineer who is passionate about technology.

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for the design, development and implementation of short and long-term solutions to information technology needs through new and existing applications, systems architecture, network systems and applications infrastructure.

  • Often involved in modifying or adapting existing designs.

  • Reviews Technology requirements and business processes; codes, test, debugs and implements software solutions. Roles are o

  • Develop strategic design and requirements on small systems and/or modules of large systems (large scale)

  • ​Guide and mentor other senior and junior developers in developing code and workflow procedures, and conduct code reviews.

  • Perform general application development activities, including development lead, unit testing, code deployment to development environment and technical documentation.

  • The individual in this position will be responsible for the development, implementation and transformation of the Legacy DataQA platform to the Data Fabric DataPrep platform capabilities in GCP using cloud native big data technology stack.

  • Work with architects and engineers to understand the design and direction.

  • Partner with Product Owners to understand the product/feature requirements.

  • Work with the SREs to provide inputs on the required infrastructure for a given feature/product.

  • Implement unit testing and integration test cases as needed.

  • Write code per transformation and application specifications

  • Test to ensure designs are in compliance with specifications

  • Analyze user requirements to determine how to translate into Java

  • Debug and resolve technical issues

  • Plan, design, develop, manage, document, test, deploy, and support new and existing modules

  • Coordination with other developers for cross-functional requirements implementation and tests

  • You will manage individual project priorities, deadlines and work you're doing

  • You have the ability to translate functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design

  • You will need extensive understanding of BDD/TDD practices, code review and analysis techniques, and open source agile testing frameworks.

  • You are part of a community and participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards

  • You have a real passion for innovation!  Any experience with Cloud Platforms like AWS, GCP and Deploying and automating infrastructure/applications using Chef, RPM, Docker, AWS (ECS, ECR), Terraform, etc. will help us on our exciting journey

  • You have experience in overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance

  • Depending on level, you may work with product owners, UX and other business partners to define work for the team

  • You enjoy mentoring other engineers, having a voice in defining our challenging technical culture, and helping to build a fast-growing team (depending on level)


  • Provides direction and technical leadership to high-priority business system projects. Evaluates new IT developments and evolving business requirements and recommends appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems. Provides highly technical knowledge to ensure efficient design, development and implementation. Acts as primary technical resource in all phases of the development and implementation process.

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience working in Technology, with 3+ years maintaining enterprise class applications

  • Expert with core Java development

  • 2+  years of hands-on experience with cloud computing technologies in AWS or GCP.

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in big data technologies

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, communicating with team members at various levels, including engaging with business leaders, internal customers, and product management

  • Experienced working with Agile/Scrum based development teams and able to run Agile/Scrum-based projects

  • Ability to share ideas among a collaborative team and drive the team based on technical expertise and learning, sharing standard methodologies

  • A solid grasp of regulations and security requirements governing access to data in Big Data systems

  • Sound understanding of Insight delivery systems for batch and online

  • A real passion for and the ability to learn new technologies.

  • Project management skills

  • Proven analytical decision making and problem solving skills

  • The ability to work jointly and communicate effectively (both verbally and written) with business owners and stakeholders across Equifax will be required

  • Must be organized and self-motivated; able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Experience in database management

  • Experience in Computer architecture

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a software development team on tight deadlines

  • Development of the next generation software

  • Experience with algorithms/data structures knowledge

  • 5+ years of successful work experience as a Development Lead (project management skills beneficial)

  • Working knowledge of business requirement documentation, use case development, and functional requirement documentation

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, time management, and decision making abilities

  • Test Plan and Test Case development and execution highly recommended

  • Proficient at determining priorities for multiple tasks

  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and also independently

  • 5+ years of experience in C++

  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering

  • Languages: Java, C++, PL/SQL, Unix, Linux, PERL, Shell Scripting, Python

  • Cloud Technology - GCP/AWS (GCP Preferred)

  • RDBMS: SQL-Server, Oracle 10g/11g, Postgres

  • Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetees

  • Microsoft Office suite, Visio, MS Project, Google Suite, required

  • You are interested and able to learn other coding languages as needed

  • You can write very high quality code that is robust and easy to maintain

  • You have experience in debugging, diagnosing, and trouble-shooting complex, production software

  • You adore working in a fast paced and agile development environment

  • You possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities, and proven design skills

  • You have detailed knowledge of modern software development lifecycles including CI / CD

  • You have the ability to operate across a broad and complex business unit with multiple stakeholders

  • You have an understanding of the key aspects of finance especially as related to Technology. Specifically including total cost of ownership and value

  • You are a self-starter, highly motivated, and have a real passion for actively learning and researching new methods of work and new technology

  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with team members at various levels, including business leaders

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Bravery

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  • Trust

  • Ownership

  • Decide-Execute-Ship

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!


Primary Location:

USA-Atlanta JV White


Function - Tech Dev and Client Services


Full time