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U.S. Bank Principal Mergers and Acquisitions Security Automation Engineer in Saint Paul, Minnesota

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

U.S. Bank is seeking a Principal Security Automation Engineer with experience in Mergers & Acquisitions to support newly acquired entities. Work will include: implementing and supporting solutions/technologies ie: network proxies, intrusions, detection/prevention systems, remote access, second factor authentication, security event monitoring, infrastructure and system hardening, patch deployment and vulnerability management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching and developing new tools and services that facilitate the automation of security event monitoring, detection, and prevention for cyber defense-related threats.

  • Optimizing security processes and recommending automation solutions to improvement of an acquired entities security control deficiencies.

  • Serving as technical and functional subject matter expert (SME) across multiple security domain areas.

  • Creating acquisition security integration budgets.

  • Raising awareness and communicating security risks of the acquired company and developing mitigation plans.

  • Supporting incident response and security event management.

  • Sets security design guidelines for acquisition frameworks and models.

  • Provides project leadership, trains/mentors members of the team.

  • Evaluates and recommends new and emerging security products and technologies.

  • Works to develop and interpret security policies and procedures.

  • Supports acquisition risk assessment within due diligence.

  • Proactively seeks solutions to mitigate risk and clearly communicate risks to the appropriate stakeholders.

Top 3 Skills :

  • Python development and Cloud automation experience using Terraform

  • Cloud Computing (Azure and AWS)

  • Ability to interrogate and evaluate new acquisitions

This role is a hybrid working model in Twin Cities, MN; Irving, TX; Charlotte, NC; Cincinnati, OH; Milwaukee/Madison/Oshkosh/Brookfield, WI

Team members who are in a hybrid role typically spend three days a week at the listed U.S. Bank location(s), while having flexibility on their work location for the other working days

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science, or equivalent work experience

  • Eight or more years of experience in information security

  • Two or more years of experience in IT infrastructure management, application architecture, risk management, data architecture, middleware technology, and IT operations and project management

Experience Should Include

  • 2+ years of Python development experience implementing security and data protection solutions

  • 2+ years of cloud automation experience using Terraform

  • Working knowledge of the GitLab DevOps Platform

  • 2+ years experience with AWS and Azure

  • Working knowledge of software licensing, product and vendor evaluation, technical troubleshooting, and software process improvement

  • Working knowledge of IT architecture, audits, network and internet security, information assurance, and computer crime

  • Ability to work cooperatively and professionally with co-workers, customers and management, building relationships and trust across the organization.

  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to interrogate and evaluate new acquisitions to determine gaps in security threat vectors and then develop financial budgets that are used for integration into standard security tools and controls.

  • Strong problem-solving abilities used for determining support of non-negotiable business services that may not fit into a standard security pattern

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • 1+ years experience in Mergers & Acquisitions

  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) - OR - Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Cloud Certifications (AWS or Azure)

  • CSA Certification CCAK or CCSK



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, 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: $116,280.00 - $136,800.00 - $150,480.00

U.S. Bank accepts applications for this position on an ongoing basis.