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Principal Systems Engineer (Linux)

U.S. Bancorp

U.S. Bancorp

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 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


  • Install, configure, and maintain Redhat and SuSe Linux servers in an enterprise environment.
  • Design, develop and improve Linux solutions for U.S. Bank and its customers
  • Engineer and configure consistent, stable, supportable, and highly available IT solutions that meet the needs of Infrastructure and Services.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to provide U.S. Bank IT solutions on developing designs, integration of services, and architecting IT systems
  • Cooperate with support teams to drive best-in-class automation, increasing stability, and decreasing downtime.

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 7 years of experience within a general information technology (IT) environment
  • At least 7 years of experience with the design, development, and support of technology infrastructure

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge on installing, supporting, configuring Redhat/Suse Linux OS systems and the underline hardware

  • Prefer 10+ years of experience with Linux systems performance tuning, troubleshooting and backup/recovery

  • Deep understanding of Linux networking: Iptables, Firewall, TCP/IP, UDP etc.

  • Strong knowledge of virtualization systems, VMware, ESXI, vSphere client, vMotion, KVM

  • Extensive knowledge configuring and troubleshooting OS Multipathing /HBA to SAN connected storage

  • Strong experience on HA and clustering solution, such as Oracle RAC clusters, Veritas clusters, Redhat HA clusters and HADR clusters

  • Experience on automating tasks with Shell script, Python etc.

  • Extensive experience on configuration management with Ansible, Salt stack, puppet, Chef, Jenkins

  • Extensive experience using source control tools, such as GitLab, GitHub, & Bitbucket

  • Extensive experience using CI/CD tools and methods such as Jenkins to deploy and manage infrastructure

  • Strong customer service and communications skills, both oral and written with the ability to build relationships at all levels

  • Proven project management skills in setting priorities to meet project deadlines

  • Strong analysis and critical thinking skills with ability to problem solve

  • Organized, detail-oriented with ability to understand big picture and make risk appropriate tradeoffs

  • AWS or Azure Cloud infrastructure experience preferred

  • Experience in infrastructure as code (IAC) using tools such as HashiCorp Terraform, AWS CloudFormation etc.

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