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U.S. Bank Principal Engineer - Android 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.

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Principal Engineer, Android

Be part of something big, where integrity matters and success inspire, where great people collaborate, innovate and give back, where you feel included, valued and proud. 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, ethical and successful financial institutions. We’re looking for people who want more than just a job – they want to make a difference in the communities where they live and work.

U.S. Bank is seeking a Principal Engineer for Android, significant mobile design experience and development experience in Kotlin and Java to stay up to date with the latest Android technologies.

The candidate for this role will have:

  • Advanced technical skills in Android to set the technology strategy and vision for the Android platform, act as an engineering advocate by improving technical communications with engineers and is understanding of their problems and needs, along with the ability to grow technical talent.

  • Passion for building the foundation components that underpin great Android applications.

  • Skill in aligning application decisions to an overarching solution and systems architecture and exhibits rigor in app development, code quality, and engineering best practices.

  • Thorough understanding of Android architecture and is knowledgeable about best practices for networking, concurrency, and threading.

  • Experience in app-side data caching design and offline support.

  • Passion for creating testable architecture is a must.

  • The ability to foster a culture of empowerment, engineering excellence, and growth within the team comprising of engineers made of employees, onshore and offshore contractors is a must.

Responsibilities :

  • Works closely with mobile product teams to enable mobile engineers to build new features quickly, safely, and with confidence.

  • Works closely with the mobile engineering managers and app teams to create architecture solutions; Guide the team towards delivering the product based on project requirements and industry best practices.

  • Define the technical requirements for the implementation of the and Android mobile solution.

  • Creates testable architecture to enable developers to improve and update code to increase quality app-wide.

  • Collaborates with the architecture group and other teams to implement systems that are scalable, reliable, and performance for mobile apps.

  • Collaborates with the app teams on automated testing strategy, including continuous integration and delivery.

  • Provides mentorship for software engineers and participates in interview panels to hire new software engineers.

  • Enforce sound development practices through governance and ensure the quality delivery of enterprise mobile solutions, devise metrics for platform health and report key metrics.

  • Works effectively with multiple projects and departments.

  • And most importantly - takes ownership of the solution from end-to-end.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or above) in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience

  • 8 or more years of relevant software engineering experience

Preferred qualifications

  • Strategist with strong Architecture principles and deep knowledge of information systems technology especially digital customer-facing products such as online banking, mobile, voice and chatbot applications.

  • Effective communication skills at varied levels up to C-suite executives.

  • Considerable tact, diplomacy and people skills

  • Strong understanding on design principles, patterns and best practices for mobile use

  • Hands on experience developing native Android applications.

  • Strong understanding on design principles, patterns and best practices for mobile use

S alary range reflected is an estimate of base pay and is for the primary location. Base pay range may vary if an offer is made for work in a different location.

U.S. Bank will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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Our 74,000 employees work across departments to help our millions of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate, and investment services customers across the country and around the world turn their dreams into reality. Our employees are empowered to create change and drive our future, and we pride ourselves on diligently and ethically upholding U.S. Bank’s best-in-class financial record and legacy of more than 150 years in banking. Most importantly, we put people first, cultivating and treasuring meaningful relationships with the customers we serve, the colleagues we support and the communities where we live and work.