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Software Engineer

Location:Newton, MA
Level:Full Time
Category: Information Technology


Looking for a Software Engineer developing web based applications in financial domain. The position involves design, development and maintenance of 529 web application in existing MVC framework. The ideal candidate must have Java, J2EE, Oracle, Struts, REST Webservice, AWS, XML, JBoss, Apache, AJAX, HTML, Javascript, CSS and other web technology skills.  The candidate must have proven communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.  This is a key position within the Ascensus College Savings technology organization.


  • Build REST APIs for 529 business entities
  • Migrate existing web functionality to use REST endpoints
  • Work on existing framework on Java/J2EE, Oracle, Struts, REST Webservice, JBoss, Apache, XML, HTML, Javascript, CSS and other web technologies
  • Work with QA to fix any bugs in the system

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in web development
  • Working experience on Java/J2EE, Oracle, Struts, REST Webservice, AWS, JBoss, Apache, XML, HTML, Javascript, CSS, JQuery and other web based technologies
  • Financial Services experience is preferred
  • Experience with Unix or Linux environment is preferred

Ascensus is a place to have a career, not just a job. As the largest US independent retirement and college savings services provider, we put our focus on people.  Our culture is guided by sound principles, is committed to high standards, operates with transparency, and welcomes diversity. When you join our team, you get to go to work every day knowing that you help over 6 million Americans save for retirement and college.


Ascensus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, citizenship, sex, marital or veteran status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Ascensus also takes affirmative action to employ, and advance in employment, qualified women, minorities, and covered veterans. Ascensus also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state laws


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What makes any career at Ascensus so rewarding?

  • Collaborative, idea-sharing environment
  • Professional development
    • In-house training
    • Tuition reimbursement
  • Generous reward programs
  • Paid time off (additional purchase plan)
  • Medical, dental & vision benefits
  • Health savings account (employer contribution up to $1,100)
  • 401(k) & 529 match programs
  • Volunteer/charitable-giving programs
  • Business casual dress
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