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BECU Staff Software Developer in Remote, Washington

As the nation's largest community credit union, we begin every day focused on delivering superior financial products and services for our 1.3 million members and more than $30 billion in managed assets. Our work has an economic impact as we support our members' financial goals. We are unapologetic about being devoted to our members and the communities we serve. Our business is guided by our people helping people philosophy – which includes our team members.

BECU has been in business for more than 85 years, driven by unwavering core values and a dedication to improving the communities we serve. While we have a rich history, the future of our company, accelerated by business and technology transformation, is even brighter. There's never been a better time to work for BECU.

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The Target Pay Range for this position is $147,800.00-$180,600.00 annually. The full Pay Range is $114,700.00 - $213,700.00 annually. At BECU, compensation decisions are determined using factors such as relevant job-related skills, experience, and education or training. Should an offer for employment be made, we will consider individual qualifications. In addition to your salary, compensation incentives are available for the hired applicant. Incentives are performance based and targets vary by role.


Employees and their eligible family members have access to a wide array of employee benefits, such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Employees have access to disability and AD&D insurance. We also offer health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, as well as health savings accounts, to eligible employees. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan and employer-funded retirement plan. Newly hired employees accrue 6.16 hours of paid time off (PTO) on a per pay period basis based on hours worked (up to a maximum of 160 PTO hours per year) and receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Additional details regarding BECU Benefits can be found here .


As a Staff Software Developer, you will be at the forefront of driving innovative solutions and shaping the future of technology at BECU. Your expertise will lead and inspire multiple teams to develop software that not only meets but exceeds our goals. With your technical vision and ability to communicate effectively, you’ll design and develop comprehensive services and capabilities, making significant contributions to our architecture and strategic decisions. Your role is a keystone in ensuring we stay ahead in the technological landscape.

To join our dynamic team, we require candidates to be residents of WA, OR, ID, AZ, TX, GA, or SC. If you call any of these states home, you're in luck! We offer the flexibility of remote work for residents in these locations, allowing you to contribute from the comfort of your own home.


  • Compliance and Standards: Perform all responsibilities keeping BECU Competencies, compliance, regulatory, and Information Protection requirements in focus.

  • Innovative Design: Combine your technical mastery with a solid understanding of strategic business drivers to design and develop market-leading solutions.

  • Leadership: Lead large delivery teams, multiple teams, or senior-level resource teams in developing systems and services.

  • Knowledge Sharing: Regularly present and discuss your specific technical expertise with the larger technical community and maintain industry-recognized expertise.

  • Complex Analysis: Tackle highly complex and multi-tier system analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation.

  • Continuous Improvement: Identify and implement code/design/structural improvements across BECU technical systems, including opportunities for greenfield development.

  • Quality Assurance: Enhance BECU's code quality and extensibility by exemplifying and enforcing existing coding standards, and creating new standards within your domain.

  • Business Automation: Lead teams in automating and improving business processes and interactions with limited business guidance.

  • Strategic Collaboration: Work with executives to drive technical strategies within your expertise across the organization.

  • Mentorship: Provide technical coaching and mentorship to senior engineers/SDETs through individual consulting and code reviews.

  • Consultation: Act as a consultant and liaison for various teams with your technical expertise.

  • Additional Duties: Perform other duties as assigned to contribute to the organization’s goals.

This isn’t just about ticking off tasks on a list. It's about making a significant, positive change in BECU’s journey, where your contributions are valued, and your growth is continually fostered.


  • Professional Growth: Opportunities to advance your career through meaningful, impactful projects.

  • Collaborative Environment: Be part of a team that values innovation and collaboration.

  • Industry Recognition: Gain recognition as an expert in your field both internally and externally.

  • Supportive Mentorship: Access to mentorship and coaching to further develop your skills.

  • Strategic Influence: Play a crucial role in shaping the technical strategies and future developments of BECU.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience required.

  • Minimum eight years of experience designing software and writing production code in a team environment required.

  • Demonstrated expertise in Secure Development best practices involving analyzing, testing, and proving security flaws required.

  • Proven ability to deliver highly scalable solutions in multiple programming languages and technical environments over the entire product lifecycle (from ideation to retirement) required.

  • Demonstrated expertise with two of the following required: .NET, C#, node.js and modern JavaScript Frameworks in TypeScript or JavaScript (React, Angular, etc.), or Python. System administration and automation with PowerShell or bash required.

  • Knowledge of Open Source (OSS) technologies and libraries required.

  • Experience with public cloud (Azure/AWS/Google Cloud) technologies required. Working knowledge of containers and container orchestration in Kubernetes preferred.

  • High-level, publicly acknowledged expertise in one of the following domains: server-side web dev, client-side web dev, REST/web services, large scale data analytics using Machine Learning frameworks, networking, and service mesh required.

  • Expertise in SOLID design principles, Object-Oriented Programming, and Design required.

  • Experience with SOA patterns and distributed systems design required.

  • Expertise with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery systems and tools such as Azure DevOps Services, GitHub Actions, Jenkins, or Teamcityrequired.

  • Proficient at building build/deployment pipelines in YAML required.

  • Deep expertise in Test Driven Development concepts, methods, and tools required.

  • Demonstrated experience in unit testing, integration testing or performance/load testing required.

  • Expertise using git, including performing code reviews, pull requests, and following branching standards such as Git Flow or Trunk-Based Development required.

  • Experience with SQL, large datasets, data warehousing and sophisticated ETL processes, analytics engines required.

  • Knowledge of cloud-hosted SQL-based datastores, and NoSQL systems required.

  • Proven ability to stay current with emerging technologies and new applications of existing technologies, through work or continuing industry or education involvement required.

  • Proficient verbal and written skills to effectively communicate required.

  • Full-time hours required.

  • Occasional travel required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree preferred.

  • Industry conference experience presenting in front of technically adept and non-technical audiences preferred.

  • Drive adoption of relevant technologies within the domain.

  • Proven experience leading and collaborating with multiple teams, including business unit teams, to deliver solutions through all aspects of the SDLC required.


Ready to make an indelible impact? Eager to be a part of a collaborative and innovative team where your ideas and contributions don’t just fill a role, but fuel the growth and success of BECU? This is more than a job – it’s a chance to elevate your career, skills, and future, all while contributing to the robust technological landscape of BECU.

Embrace the opportunity to grow with us. Apply now, bring your expertise to the table, and let’s achieve excellence together at BECU. Your journey of influence, innovation, and impactful contribution starts now. #BECU #YourGrowth #BECUJourney

EEO Statement:

BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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From our very beginning, BECU has been about people helping people. As a financial services cooperative, our purpose has and always will be the same: we work together to best serve our members and improve the financial well-being of our community. More than 80 years and one million members later, we're still rooted in our values, practices and mission - and even more passionate about our future.

As one of the nation's leading credit unions, we're not driven by profit. We're owned by our members and their interests are at the core of everything we do. Now we're growing faster than ever before--but we'll never forget our roots. To continue doing right by our members, we believe we must first do right by our people. Here, you'll receive the resources and support you need to learn, grow and build a meaningful career. Because we know it's our people who make us special.