U.S. Bank Lead Software Engineer - Distributed systems in Chicago, Illinois
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.
About the team
As a member of the Connected Finance Technology team, you will be a pioneer of new ideas, features, and products. We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer 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 team, and you, will have the autonomy to define your roadmap, move at your own pace, and deliver innovative solutions.
What you will do
Provide technical leadership to nimble teams of engineers to adopt and advocate for best engineering practices with a focus on reusability, quality and fast-paced delivery.
Take ideas from concept to fully working prototype
Define and measure the results of those ideas and make informed product viability suggestions
Participate in all stages of the product life cycle: product brainstorming, design, and implementation
Ensure the successful transition of a successfully incubated idea
Not be afraid to fail
Bring your whole self to work
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience
Six to eight years of relevant experience
8+ years hands on working experience developing highly maintainable, extensible and testable distributed systems
6+ years of leading small nimble teams that consists of onshore and offshore resources and helping them understand engineering best practices and contributing to their success while being an independent contributor.
6+ years of experience on designing low latency applications designed for scalability and reliability with high throughput.
6+ years of experience with open source technologies like Java, Spring boot, Kafka, etc. and containerization .
5+ years of experience interacting with Product teams helping build technology solutions.
Proven ability to implement user interfaces against REST APIs
3+ years of experience using Cassandra (or a similar NoSQL databases)
Comfortable working with and writing asynchronous operations
Fit into a team that has embraced continuous delivery
Experience using modern and functional programming styles
Excellent code hygiene and habits
Familiarity with source control management best practices
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) .
Learn how the way we work at U.S. Bank (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/prod/UBNAGLOBAL/documents/Thewaywework-1666895142717.pdf) drives meaningful relationships with our customers and collaboration across the company.
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
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, US Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401k contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $119,595.00 - $140,700.00 - $154,770.00