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Company: U.S. Bank
Location: Earth City, MO
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services


U.S. Bank is seeking a motivated Senior Application Architect with technical design and architecture experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives. Prefer .NET / SQLServer, cross platform integration experience as well as working with Vendor software.


  • Responsible for the design and architecture of large and/or complex application systems.

  • Develops the application's architecture and blueprints on which functional and non-functional requirements (which reflect the business needs of the enterprise) can be met.

  • Reviews developer technical designs.

  • Leads the mapping of the application's architecture to the chosen technology platform.

  • Defines application components, platforms, interfaces, development tools, and testing approaches. Provides technical guidance to application development teams.

  • Consults on integration and conversion activities.

  • Recommends redesign or redevelopment.

  • Selects technologies to provide long-term compatibility and flexibility.

  • Analyzes organizational needs and goals for the purpose of incorporating into the design, development, and implementation of applications.

  • Ensures that non-functional requirements are appropriately defined, and that the application architecture supports these requirements.

  • Determines appropriate strategies regarding long-term application direction.

  • Ensures compliance with Enterprise Architecture, Technology Standards, and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning.

  • May lead, provide direction, and coordinate activities of application architects. Maintains constant interaction with business line(s).

  • Leads evaluation of vendor products to determine conformance with bank technical standards and appropriate fit with business needs.

  • Part of a team that supports the Home Mortgage business line. Primarily Loan Origination capabilities.

  • Fills a highly visible role that is viewed as critical to the success of our business partners.

  • Heavy emphasis on integration utilizing a variety of patterns with U.S. Bank internal and 3rd party vendor external solutions supporting capabilities such as; CRM, Electronic Document Creation, Distribution and Intake, Imaging, Workflow, Appraisals, Closing Cost Fee Management, Credit Card Processing, etc.

  • Participates in all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle.

  • Recommends designs and executes Proof of Concept and Performance Testing activities for new or significantly altered solutions.

  • Aligns solutions with Application Roadmap strategies.

    Successful applicants will exemplify US Bank's ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.

    Leaders at U.S. Bank consistently demonstrate integrity and ethics, maturity and resilience, and inspire trust and confidence among their teams. Our leaders are strong communicators who promote collaborative relationships, influence others, and value the diversity of backgrounds and ideas among their employees.


Basic Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
-At least 5 years experience with the concepts, philosophies and tools behind the design of applications, information and underlying information technologies.
-At least 10 years experience with developing and implementing applications.

Preferred Skills/Experience

- At least 3 years of experience in Middleware technologies.
- Fluency in Web Services technologies (e.g., XML, SOAP, WSDL, XSD, UDDI, etc.).

Extensive experience in:
-System development life cycle
-Application development tools
-On-line txn processing tools
-Programming languages
-Product and vendor evaluation
-Information security management
-Application testing
-User interface design
-Business process modeling
-System testing

Subject matter expert in:
-Requirements analysis
-System testing
-On-line txn processing tools
-Application testing
-Application development tools
-User interface design
-Business process modeling
-Application delivery process
-IT environment
-Information management
-Application design, architecture

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