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U.S. Bank Lead Software Engineer, Security Engineering in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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 Description

U.S. Bank recently announced one of its larger investments in modernizing its technology to migrate its infrastructure and application portfolio to the cloud, partnering with its primary cloud provider, Microsoft Azure. U.S. Bank is committed to improving the speed at which it brings innovation to its customers, and cloud computing expedites that time-to-market while providing a new level of security over data, financial assets and customer privacy. To complete this technology transformation and maintain this new way of working into the future, U.S. Bank is seeking enthusiastic talent in a variety of roles—many of which will be hands-on innovators in this transformative work for both U.S. Bank and its customers.

The candidate is a self-motivated individual who can collaborate with a team and across the organization. The candidate takes responsibility of the software artifacts produced adhering to U.S. Bank standards in order to ensure minimal impact to the customer experience. The candidate will be adept with the agile software development lifecycle and DevOps principles.

This role will be responsible for defining architecture solutions that meet or exceed security guidelines while enabling rapid software development. The lead security engineer will work closely with the infrastructure and security operations teams to enhance security initiatives on-premises and in the cloud.


What you Will do:

As a Senior Engineer with security background who will focus on supporting our platform teams (Tools, Cloud, Data, and Operations) with a strong security focus. You will own design and implementation of specific joint efforts with our security organization and one or more platform teams to support the bank's overall modernization objectives, while building out the Security Center of Excellence.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for helping to build out the Security Center of Excellence

  • Takes ownership of all thing’s security in guiding, coaching and mentoring development teams

  • Considers scalability, reliability and performance of systems/contexts affected when defining technical designs, with Security at the forefront.

  • Mentors Development teams in creating sound design and coding decisions, keeping customer and partner experience in the forefront.

  • Takes feedback from code reviews and applies changes to meet security standards. Conducts code reviews to provide guidance on security engineering best practices and compliance.

  • Accountable for ensuring all aspects of product development follow compliance and security best practices.

  • Exhibits relentless focus in software security engineering standards embedded into development standards.

  • Embraces emerging technology opportunities and contributes to the best practices in support of the bank's technology transformation.

  • Contributes to a culture of innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement.

  • Reviews tasks critically and ensures they are appropriately prioritized and sized for incremental delivery. Anticipates and communicates blockers and delays before they require escalation.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • 6+ years of relevant experience

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Has hands-on technical Engineering / Coding background with an emphasis in Security

  • Experience with large, distributed, microservice based ecosystems

  • Experience with high-volume, low-latency event management.

  • Experience in enterprise-scale logging, test data management and security

  • Develop teams to envision and code with security in mind

  • Possesses expertise in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices in an agile environment

  • Several years of experience with AWS, AZURE or GCP cloud offerings

  • Experience on security teams supporting large organizations

  • Knowledge of best practices for protecting sensitive data in cloud environments

  • Knowledge of financial regulations and security control requirements

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills; proven collaboration and influencing skills.

  • Proficient understanding of algorithms, data structures, architectural design patterns and best practices

  • Excellent communication, presentation, leadership, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Proven collaboration and influencing skills

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Security Certification(s) Preferred

  • Has broad knowledge in security as a whole and can mentor

  • Strong understanding to Security practices and standards

  • Adept with agile software development lifecycle and DevOps principles

  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle and a passion to improve the developer experience

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) .


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 careers.usbank.com .

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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.