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U.S. Bank Principal Engineer - Connected Banking Platform in Atlanta, Georgia

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

Be a part of transformational change where integrity matters, success inspires, and great teams collaborate and innovate. U.S. Bank is one of the country's most respected, innovative, ethical, and successful financial institutions, and we’re looking for people who want more than just a job – they want to make a difference. We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer who can combine visionary leadership with a hands-on engineering background and familiarity with open banking to contribute to the success of our technology initiatives.

As leaders in a rapidly changing world in which clients require a bank that is flexible, simple to navigate, resilient, and capable of quickly adjusting to their evolving needs, we are revolutionizing the banking industry through our innovative open banking platform. Our mission is to empower financial institutions and their customers with secure, seamless, and scalable solutions to drive financial inclusivity and efficiency.

Job Description:

As a highly skilled Software Architect for our open banking platform, you will play a pivotal role in designing and architecting robust, scalable, and secure solutions that enable real-time data sharing and collaboration within the financial ecosystem. We are looking for senior technologists who, along with their teammates, can build/prototype new ideas quickly, measure their effectiveness, and assess viability in the fast-growing Partner engagement practice.

Your expertise in cloud technologies, particularly Microsoft Azure, distributed system design, and extensive experience with Snowflake for real-time data sharing will be instrumental in driving the success of our platform, and you will have the autonomy to define your roadmap, move at your own pace, and deliver innovative solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and architect scalable, reliable, and secure solutions for our open banking platform leveraging cloud technologies, with a focus on Microsoft Azure.

  • Lead the design and development of distributed systems that facilitate real-time data sharing and collaboration among financial institutions and third-party providers.

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including product managers, software engineers, and data scientists to define requirements and drive the implementation of architectural solutions.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to engineering teams, ensuring adherence to best practices and architectural principles.

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends, evaluating their potential impact and relevance to our platform.

  • Lead the developers in creating robust scalable solutions, following best practices, and taking advantage of Microservices architecture.

  • Embrace emerging technology opportunities, create POCs demonstrating new and improved designs.

  • Exhibit relentless focus in software reliability engineering standards embedded into development standards.

  • Be the point person for design and strategies based on business requirements, long-term strategy, and creative design.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Ten or more years of relevant experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Experience in the financial services industry, particularly with open banking initiatives and APIs.

  • Strong background in scalable, low-latency distributed system design and architecture, including microservices, event-driven architectures, and messaging systems.

  • Extensive hands-on experience with Snowflake for real-time data sharing and analytics.

  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools for continuous integration and deployment.

  • Previous experience designing and implementing data pipelines in a Lambda architecture.

  • Proven experience as a Software Architect or similar role, with a focus on designing and architecting cloud-based solutions.

  • Expertise in cloud technologies, preferably Microsoft Azure, with a deep understanding of cloud services such as Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Functions, Azure Storage, etc.

  • Solid understanding of security best practices and principles, particularly in the context of financial services and regulatory compliance.

  • Demonstrated expertise with open-source technologies like Java, Springboot, Kafka, etc. and containerization.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

The role offers a hybrid/flexible schedule, which means there's an in-office expectation of 3 or more days per week and the flexibility to work outside the office location for the other days.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf) EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, U.S. Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401(k) contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $145,180.00 - $170,800.00 - $187,880.00

Job postings typically remain open for approximately 20 days of the posting date listed above, however the job posting may be closed earlier should it be determined the position is no longer required due to business need. Job postings in areas with a high volume of applicants, such as customer service, contact center, and Financial Crimes investigations, remain open for approximately 5 days of the posting listed date.