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U.S. Bank Principal Engineer, Solutions Architecture in Irving, Texas

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. 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.

Job DescriptionWorks alongside the CIO & CIO-1s and owns the modernization across their portfolio. A strong manage by influence individual that has both, the technical depth to engage the development teams as well as the gravitas to influence and partner with the CIO. Creates roadmaps across the products within the CIO portfolio aligning them to strategic initiatives. Has experience influencing/owning cloud first, API centric and container based transformations as an architect. Has a broad-based understanding of several core technology areas. Drives technical strategy to improve the organization’s ability to design, test, develop, operate, and maintain their products while identifying opportunities in the technical landscape of the organization. Fosters a culture of continuous learning, sharing and collaboration within and outside of the organization. Defines and influences long term technical strategy alongside executive leadership.

Owns the CIO modernization agenda & the roadmap. Works with CIOs on strategic organizational decisions and plans.

Guides/coaches the development teams by : providing high-level architectural guidance; aligning architecture to business requirements; ensuring the implementation of best practices and design patterns and by shaping a strong engineering culture

Works across the organization to foster a culture of architecture that allows for iterative, autonomous development and future scaling. Guides teams in the organization in anticipation of future use cases and helps them make design decisions that minimize the cost of future changes.

Sets the direction of the architectural roadmap. Determines the Return-on-Investment for specific engineering initiatives and determines appropriate levels of investment for given strategic horizons. Establishes engineering strategic objectives that drive architecture and technical approach.

Coaches the engineering organization on a debugging mindset with a view of using the appropriate tools for specific needs. Leads incident response across the engineering organization as needed. Uses systematic debugging to diagnose issues across the organization. Selects and procures tools and establishes processes to support the team in effective troubleshooting.

Drives and sets the culture of quality and timely code reviews across the organization while encouraging teams to consider release complications. Provides guidance on reviews conducted by others. Champions the engineering organization with an ability to understand and deliver to real user needs.

Works to keep skills up-to-date to aid in decision making, coaching and facilitation. Has basic knowledge in a wide variety of technologies and skill-sets with deep expertise in a few specific areas.

Actively works with the security team to set and refine organization-wide security strategy. Fosters a security first mindset across the organization. Drives security awareness and culture across the organization.

Takes ownership of decisions made in the engineering organization by helping teams make clear decisions in alignment with enterprise goals, backing decisions made, and taking responsibility for their success. Ensures accountability is practiced throughout the organization.

Sets the direction of the delivery process across the organization, on the importance and purpose of the methodology, has a clear point of view and guides the organization on improvements to the delivery process. Promotes a culture amongst engineering of delivering features with minimal disruption to production. Responsible for executing product roadmap on-time and within budget and ensures security and relevant compliance of core systems.

Ensures expectations across the organization and external stakeholders are clarified between all parties involved. Identifies dependencies across the organization and works with individual teams to resolve them before they become an issue and installs preventative measures to mitigate repeat occurrences.

Works across the organization to foster a culture of priority setting and urgency in alignment with organizational strategy. Coaches the team on making trade-offs, prioritization and managing technical debt. Identifies and manages technical and business risk.

Basic Qualifications - Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience - 10 or more years of relevant experience

Preferred Skills/Experience - Thorough understanding of several team's domains and how they contribute to the overall business strategy and alignment to the technical strategy - Possesses expertise in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices in an agile environment - Strong problem-solving and analytical skills - Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills - Proven collaboration and influencing skills

Benefits: Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visiting usbank.com/careers.

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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.