Systems Engineer

Austin, TX - $97,900 -$119,600

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 $97,900-$119,600 annually. The full Pay Range is $76,100-$141,500 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 .


The Systems Engineer will participate in the design, build, configuration, and maintenance of systems and applications according to design specifications, under the guidance of senior systems engineers. The Systems Engineer is responsible for maintaining continuous integration builds and deployment pipelines to deliver applications and the infrastructure to host them. They are also responsible for writing automation scripts, including unit and integration tests, to ensure high quality delivery of these systems. gathering metrics, and performing maintenance on those systems, with an emphasis on automation. The Systems Engineer will work closely and learn from other systems engineers, business and systems analysts, to build enterprise class systems and software.


  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies, compliance, regulatory and Information Protection requirements.
  • Maintain unit and integration tests and implement them into CI/CD pipelines to increase delivery quality.
  • Consistently evaluate and improve continuous integration/continuous delivery pipelines, to increase quality and efficiency. Present, as needed, technical knowledge and accomplishments to product team and share with engineering community where appropriate.
  • Analyze telemetry for gaps and improve coverage to reduce outages and time to resolution. Implement telemetry for pipeline metrics to increase reliability of system delivery.
  • Maintain and provide input to architecture and dataflow diagrams, and be able to speak to frameworks, protocols and external dependencies of team's products.
  • Assist more senior engineers to Develop prototypes, proofs of concept, and solutions by combining technical expertise with a developing understanding of basic software design concepts throughout the systems delivery lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with team members to implement and document best practices given requirements for software and systems.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in technical or business discipline or equivalent.
  • Minimum two years of experience designing, delivering and maintaining systems to production in a team environment required.
  • Understanding of database technologies, including platforms, authentication, and connectivity, and ability to write basic SQL queries preferred.
  • Experience writing reusable, testable functions/methods that follow object-oriented development patterns preferred.
  • Minimum two years of experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery patterns, including Infrastructure-as-Code, and tools (eg, Azure DevOps Services, GitHub Actions, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience implementing security in a multi-tiered application required. Knowledge of more complex security methods required, including database security, web application security, etc. preferred.
  • Experience performing code reviews, pull requests, and following source control standards such as Git Flow or Trunk-Based Development.
  • Experience designing and implementing one or more infrastructure systems (eg, Azure PaaS, Azure IaaS, Windows or Linux servers, SAN, Exchange, IIS, Active Directory, Azure AD, etc.) required.
  • Experience sharing technical work in front of technically adept audiences preferred.
  • Proficient at using debugging to diagnose code issues in automated scripts. Uses systematic debugging/troubleshooting to diagnose cross service issues, sometimes with help from more senior engineers.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development concepts, methods, and tools. Demonstrated experience in unit testing preferred.
  • Proficient verbal and written skills to effectively.
  • Be available on an on-call basis to respond to pending issues or problems arising during non-business hours and provide support and response.
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.

Location Austin, TX (78716)
Rate $97,900 -$119,600
Job Type Full Time
Company BECU
Posted 2 days ago