Technology Engineer Sr -

Technology Engineer Sr

PNC Financial Services |  PA – Pittsburgh, OH – Strongsville | IT

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At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. As a Technology Engineer Sr you will be a member of PNC’s Information Technology organization within the Corporate and Institutional Banking group, you will be based in a remote location.

Your responsibilities include performing critical technical activities as a lead/developer supporting distributed Java/.NET/ Oracle / IIS suite /BPM and working with a team on application software enhancements. Current application, services the on boarding and maintenance of Treasury Management accounts and products.

Position Detail:
Responsible for performing: application development as a member of scrum crew. Develop a deep understanding of the application functionality including the various key components, what they do, and how they interact with each other.
• Understand user stories, estimate and implement it
• Mentor the team as and when required
• Look for opportunities to automate and innovate
• Develop deep expertise in the PNC agile process and toolsets
• Be involved with complex software releases and ensure successful deployments
• Work closely with other scrum teams and PNC technical teams

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

Independently performs highly complex software research, problem resolution, and development activities. Tasks are performed across a variety of technology platforms, based upon the underlying architecture of the business systems supported.
Develops and utilizes full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and design. Has good understanding of the business capabilities for which application is designed.
This position will reside in PNC Locations

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in an IT-related field with 9 plus years related experience
• Possess an expert and thorough understanding of IT concepts including database concepts structures, software/application development techniques and testing techniques
• Expert and thorough understanding of core technologies contained within the LOB application supported
• Professional experience with planning, designing, developing, and deploying production applications preferred (multiple platforms experience preferred)
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Understanding of Agile project methodologies
• Strong Analytical, Design and Problem solving skills

Preferred Skills:
• 9 years developing/supporting Java based enterprise application with Oracle database backend
• Preferred knowledge of BPM Technologies (IBM BPM/Flowable/Camunda).
• Expert knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript and jQuery
• Process expertise and through understanding of IT concepts including database structures, reference architectures, SOA, software / application development testing techniques.
• Experience with writing services as well as consuming services using REST, SOAP, XML, JSON or any combination. APIGEE and RedHat Openshift is a plus
• Experience in Angular JS or similar JavaScript MVC framework is a plus.
• Experience with tools like JIRA is a plus.
• Working knowledge DevOps tools (uDeploy/Git)
• Banking/Finance industry experience is an advantage
• Experience in using Dynatrace or any Monitoring tool.


  • Leads in the development of the most complex new and emerging technologies and selects appropriate platforms, integrates and configures solutions. Leverages technical knowledge and industry experience to design, build and maintain technology solutions.
  • Develops software components and hardware for new and emerging technology projects; aligns these with business strategies and objectives.
  • Consults junior staff regarding complex issues and best practices.
  • Provides a systematic analysis on the most complex client requirements within the traceability framework and resolves any functional problems encountered.
  • Oversees the quality of complex project deliverables while ensuring that they are in compliance with relevant standards and processes.

PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

  • CUSTOMER FOCUSED – Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
  • MANAGING RISK – Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework.


Application Delivery Process – Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, and formal application delivery methodologies; ability to utilize these in order to deliver new or enhanced applications.

Consulting – Knowledge of techniques, roles, and responsibilities in providing technical or business guidance to clients, both internal and external; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

Effectiveness Measurement – Ability to measure the quality and quantity of work effort for the purpose of improvement.

Emerging Technologies – Knowledge of and ability to design, apply and evaluate new information technologies for business environments in order to improve work productivity and accuracy.

Industry Knowledge – Knowledge of the organization’s industry group, trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations, and trendsetters; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

IT Industry: Trends & Directions – Knowledge of and ability to analyze marketplace experiences, developments and trends related to the function of Information Technology (IT).

IT Standards, Procedures & Policies – Knowledge of and the ability to utilize a variety of administrative skill sets and technical knowledge to manage organizational IT policies, standards, and procedures.

Planning: Tactical, Strategic – Ability to contribute to operational (short term), tactical (1-2 years) and strategic (3-5 years) planning in support of the overall business plan.

Problem Solving – Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.


Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree, with 5+ years of industry-relevant experience. Specific certifications are often required. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education and experience (including military service) may be considered.




The PNC workplace is inclusive and supportive of individual needs. If you have a physical or other impairment that might require an accommodation, including technical assistance with the PNC Careers website or submission process, please call 877-968-7762 and select Option 4: Recruiting or contact us via email at The Human Resources Service Center hours of operation are Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET.


PNC provides equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.

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What types of opportunities exist for technologies at PNC?

Our Technology & Innovation line of business focuses on achieving a strategic advantage for PNC by partnering with business areas to develop innovative products and services.

Enterprise functions span security, including disciplines such as cybersecurity and fraud management, technology risk management, strategic services and infrastructure services. Our enterprise innovation function empowers a culture of innovation, employing design thinking practices, innovation incubators, API ecosystems and intelligent automation to deliver a differentiated customer experience.

What is Pittsburgh, PNC’s headquarters city, like?

Pittsburgh has become an incredible hub for technology and innovation. Being in the heart of the city, we are surrounded by world-class research universities and startups. The energy of the city, combined with the entrepreneurial spirit of its residents, make Pittsburgh a great place to live and work.

What are PNC’s tech goals?

Our customers increasingly prefer to use online, mobile and ATM channels to complete their financial transactions. To meet their expectations, we invest in new ideas and evolving technology. By driving innovation at a faster pace, we believe that we may fundamentally change the way banking is done.

Tell us about PNC’s values.

We have seven core values: customer focus, diversity and inclusion, integrity, performance, quality of life, respect and teamwork. No one value is more important than another; rather, they — together — represent who we are. Our values are critical to our success, and that of our employees, customers and the communities we serve.

What kinds of skills and qualities do you look for in job candidates?

We look for people with a solid, well-rounded understanding of technology. Not just what languages and frameworks do, but how they’re different and which one is more aligned to resolve a customer’s needs. We want to see that candidates understand how to assess quality and understand the logic behind what technology does and why that is important.

In terms of soft skills, we look for people who are excited to do a deep dive into technology, to truly understand the ins and outs of what they do. We want people who communicate clearly and work well with a team.

It’s also important that people are open to trying new things, embracing the lessons learned from what doesn’t work, and adapting to new plans quickly and with enthusiasm.

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