Co-op services Credit Union Application Development Intern in Des Moines, Iowa

The Opportunity

CO-OP Financial Services is bringing digital transformation to the credit union movement. We’re creating innovative technology solutions that help not-for-profit credit unions best serve their members and compete with the big banks. As a result, our world-class team is growing faster than ever! If you’re passionate about technology and want to be part of a purpose-driven organization, this is an exciting opportunity to provide real value and help shape the future of human-centered financial services.

We are seeking a talented Application Developer to develop, test, maintain, and support applications that are secure, scalable, and robust. Responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting software problems and providing solutions to those problems.

What You Can Look Forward to

  • Develop and maintain new and existing technology systems.

  • Develop appropriate requirements, scope, and estimates.

  • Build strong internal and external partnerships.

  • Actively supports CO-OP's strategic future, culture and leadership practices.

  • Proactively pursues development opportunities and show expected progress on learning plan.

  • With direct supervision from other project members, create and maintain basic to moderately complex applications for the benefit of internal and external customers.

  • Assist in the development of technical application design documents.

  • Under direct supervision of other project members, provide initial unit testing of all coding changes with the goal of providing a stable production environment.

  • Builds and maintains applications in such a way that exceeds regulatory requirements. Security is a critical design requirement and data, systems, and applications must be protected at all points of the development lifecycle.

  • Actively supports our CO-OP culture and embraces our core values of Work as Partners, Communicate Openly and Honestly, Demonstrate Excellence and Champion Change in all interactions.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Working towards a BS in Computer Science / Computer Information Systems or equivalent degree, or equivalent experience can be substituted for degree.

  • Mimimum of 3.0 GPA.

  • 1+ years of education working with C#/VB.NET, ASP.NET, database design and development.

  • Working towards a BS in Computer Science / Computer Information Systems or equivalent degree, or equivalent experience can be substituted for degree

  • 1+ years development experience in class required.

  • Experience with coding in more than two development languages (C#, SQL, VB.NET, C++, Objective C, HTML, Java Script, Java, XML, ASP.NET, etc.) and be proficient in those languages.

  • Knowledge of web development environments (Windows Server, IIS, WebSphere or Apache).

  • Knowledge of Modern OS architecture concepts and communications protocols.

  • Basic database design and development.

  • Basic modern graphical user interface and development methodologies.

  • Fundamental software development methodologies, design and implementation.

  • Knowledge of entire development process, including specification, documentation and quality assurance.

  • Any additional programming language knowledge a plus.

Why Join CO-OP?

Get ready to be part of the exciting, ever-evolving and growing credit union movement! As a CO-OP employee, you’ll have a chance to directly impact the access of financial opportunities to individuals and communities – and you’ll help drive the future of fintech at an energetic organization where contributions are valued, and innovation is championed.

With more than 35 years of industry leadership, CO-OP Financial Services is the largest, most comprehensive credit union service organization in the nation. CO-OP serves as THE credit union technology engine, bringing payments solutions, engagement services and strategic counsel to help credit unions optimize member experiences to consistently provide seamless, personalized multi-channel offerings, while delivering secure, sophisticated fraud mitigation service.

CO-OP serves more than 3,000 client credit unions, with 60 million debit and credit cardholders, nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs and more than 5,600 shared branches nationwide. Our vast technological ecosystem facilitates more than 6.5 billion transactions every year and equips credit unions of all sizes to deepen member engagement and prosper in the fast-paced world of fintech.

Req No.2019-3517