Find Your Dream Job Today

Our mission is to help high-achieving LGBTQ+ undergraduates reach their full potential.

Senior Software Architect

U.S. Bancorp

U.S. Bancorp

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

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

At Bento (which is now a part of the U.S. Bank family), we believe there’s a better way for businesses to manage and control expenses. We genuinely care about people in everything we do, and we are dedicated to building the best possible products and experiences at every touchpoint for our customers.

If you are an extraordinary software architect who thrives in a fast-growing environment, and if you are equally passionate about technology, people, and thoughtfully crafted products, we’d love to talk to you about an opportunity to join our team and enhance our flagship spend-management platform for business customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead software architecture design for complex distributed systems and applications
  • Partner with senior members of the team to drive technical strategy and vision
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate across functions and across groups to influence the strategic direction to deliver improvements in the technology stack as well as customer experience
  • Provide thoughtful technical leadership to solve complex problems
  • Be a multiplier to drive high standards of engineering and operational excellence and best practices
  • Provide mentorship and help foster a positive, collaborative, and empathetic culture that empowers team members to grow and succeed
  • Operate in a rapidly evolving environment and be able to quickly adapt and prioritize as needed
  • Be a business-minded and product-oriented technical leader and maintain focus on delivering outstanding customer experiences

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent
  • 8+ years of software development and design experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent years of work experience
  • 12+ years of software development and design experience
  • Ideal candidate will be a strong principal engineer with breadth of experience in evolving architecture and designing web solutions at scale
  • Proven track record of delivering highly scalable, reliable, and secure distributed systems
  • Skilled in designing modern event driven architecture into the product and driving for the highest standards
  • Technical experience designing and implementing SaaS products at scale with an emphasis on pragmatic choices around maintainability, scalability and reliability and a track record of building technical alignments across multiple teams
  • Experience mentoring and coaching senior and junior engineers to maximize their technical potential
  • Polyglot experience with multiple object oriented programming languages (e.g. Java, Ruby, Go, etc.)
  • Expertise working with large-scale database solutions including relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of modern web security features (e.g. authorization, identification, certificates, keychain, SSO, OAuth, SSL, 2FA, OAUTH, CSP, HSTS, SRI, CORS)
  • Knowledge of frontend technologies like Typescript and React
  • Experience building concurrent data streaming and building real-time pub-sub systems (e.g. Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ, SQS/SNS)
  • Experience development and deployment on at least one of the major cloud infrastructure providers (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Clear, concise, and effective verbal and written communicator with ability to explain and evangelize complex ideas clearly across org boundaries

The role offers a hybrid/flexible schedule, which means there's an in-office expectation of 3 or more days per week and the flexibility to work outside the office location for the other days.

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.


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 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.

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, U.S. Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401(k) contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $165,325.00 - $194,500.00 - $213,950.00U.S. Bank will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.Job postings typically remain open for approximately 20 days of the posting date listed above, however the job posting may be closed earlier should it be determined the position is no longer required due to business need. Job postings in areas with a high volume of applicants, such as customer service, contact center, and Financial Crimes investigations, remain open for approximately 5 days of the posting listed date.