Senior Technology Architect - Microservices / APIs

Senior Technology Architect - Microservices / APIs - 170041157

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.

Do you have a passion for architecting scalable software solutions and API that leverage next generation technologies? We at U.S. Bank are seeking a Senior Architect to lead and deliver game-changing API solutions. Acting as an internal evangelist, the ideal candidate will lead the research, design, development, and integration of technology architectures that are strategic imperatives for the business. We are seeking a technology leader that has a broad understanding of technology, and a strong background in software engineering and how it can be applied to move business solutions forward.
About the Team
The U.S. Bank Enterprise API team contributes significantly to enabling our customer-focused experience. We are the first bank to use mobile to open accounts and we are using our data intelligence to bring a next-generation, holistic experience to customers across U.S. Bank.
The top challenges for the team are delivering APIs for our rapidly evolving product, balancing development velocity with API consistency, and improving the architecture to handle the scale of 2.5+ million daily customers conducting transactions through mobile, online and other digital channels. Read our growth strategy at .
  • Define technical software architectures to drive our business and technology strategies.
  • Lead development of enterprise-wide technology cloud-based architectures.
  • Consult with senior managers and IT professionals to develop IT frameworks that support business applications.
  • Understand and model key business capabilities, processes, relationships, and impact of technology on business goals.
  • Formulate conceptual architectures and communicate architectural vision, goals and design objectives to multiple audiences.
  • Lead the development of technology strategies and roadmaps to deliver strategic business capabilities.
  • Define, execute and continuously improve internal software architecture processes and technology recommendations.
  • Assist and guide senior managers and teams in developing highly scalable, reliable and secure solutions.
  • Identify risks associated with current or new technology use.
  • Enable product innovation, for example A/B tests, automated system tuning and smarter canaries.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 10 years of experience with the concepts, philosophies and tools behind the design of applications, information and underlying information technologies
  • At least 10 years of experience with developing and implementing applications
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years’ experience designing, developing, and implementing API
  • 1+ year of Agile experience
  • Experience with developing and deploying applications on Cloud, preferably on Azure and/or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Understanding of Test Driven Development concepts and supportive tools like Cucumber
  • Understanding of Object-Oriented and Functional programming concepts using languages like Java
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python
  • Familiarity with Configuration management tools like Ansible, Chef or Terraform
  • Familiarity with Application Container concepts using tools like Docker
  • Exposure to resiliency patterns like bulkheads, circuit breakers, fallbacks, and load shedding 
  • Experience with API query languages
  • Certified in one of the following: Java, Spring or AWS technologies


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