Principal Solutions Architect - Remote

U.S. Bank Remote
remote engineering security team architecture strategy technical foster design delivery workforce architectural cost
November 19, 2022
U.S. Bank
Jackson, Mississippi
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, were 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
  • Provides high-level architectural guidance and assists the team in aligning architecture to business requirements. Works across the organization to foster a culture of applying applicable and relevant design patterns, in accordance with the needs of the company and guides the teams in the organization in anticipation of future use cases.
  • 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.
  • Drives the organizational testing strategy and uses quality metrics to identify gaps. Works with all teams to recommend solutions that are in accordance with accepted testing frameworks and the testing pyramid. Guides the teams on following standards and aims for best practice across the organization.
  • 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.
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Twelve to Fifteen or more years of relevant experience in Fintech Industry
  • 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
  • Masters Degree and ten to twelve years of Fintech experience
  • Certifications (Azure/AWS):
  • Solutions Architect Associate/professional
  • Cloud engineering, Application architectures, and architecture patterns
  • Domain Driven Microservices
  • Knowledge on networking, data, and Integrations
  • IT standards, procedures, and policy
  • Solution design and delivery
  • Product and vendor evaluations
  • Ability to influence engineers and leadership on key engineering concepts and drive change to align with modern technology approaches.

If theres 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 () .


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 .

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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 () .

Salary 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. Pay Range: $130,475.00 - $153,500.00 - $168,850.00

Due to legal requirements, U.S. Bank requires that the successful candidate hired for some positions be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to a medical condition, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For these positions, as part of the conditional offer of employment, the successful candidate will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or approval for an accommodation or exemption upon hire.

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

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.

Web Reference : AJF/478922653-202
Posted Date : Sat, 19 Nov 2022

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