Principal Software Engineer- AWS Infrastructure and Automation

Location: Tempe, Salt Lake City, Austin, Atlanta, Charlotte

Principal Software Engineer- AWS Infrastructure and Automation
Tempe, Salt Lake City, Austin, Atlanta, Charlotte

For more than 30 years, The Bank has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. The Bank provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, they help address the unique needs of innovators.

We are looking for a hands-on Principal Software Engineer – AWS Infrastructure and automation for different applications across Finance Technology in The Bank as part of the migration and Cloud First journey. Be a key contributor on Stability, Scalability, governance, decisions related to projects, and participate as part of a cloud operations decision group both collaboratively and as an externally regarded leader in the space. You are regarded as an expert with not only strong process and automation skills, but an approachable style as well. You are proactive, always seeking ways to improve and simplify processes through various innovative techniques.


  • Design and develop technical solutions that meet user needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Provide development leadership (Architecture, Design, Development) for medium to large sized projects and maintenance on our client facing online and mobile banking systems.
  • Drive department best practices, guidelines implementation and adhering to standards.
  • Experience building and maintaining large software platforms.
  • Empathy with developers. Innate desire to create a superlative developer experience down to the last detail.
  • Deep love of building elegant, maintainable, well-documented, secure code.
  • Abstracting and refactoring should be a passion, not a chore.
  • Drive to learn new things and go above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Always working to improve yourself and constructively support the team around you.
  • Provide technical and development leadership (Architecture, Design, oversight) for business solutions. This includes technical co-ordination and decision making for project work.
  • Drive technical designs to consensus and approval by Architecture Review Team.
  • Design and develop enterprise solutions for specific business need that provide frameworks, interfaces and services that can be extended and reused for future requirements.
  • Performs impact analysis of proposed changes on existing architecture, capabilities, system priorities, and technology solutions; looks for additional solution options or trade-offs. Identifies cost/benefit implications of proposed solutions (e.g. people, processes, technology, strategy, finance).
  • Creates and maintains application architecture and related assets.
  • Be the go-to person for development team on architecture discussions.

Additional Duties:

  • Ensure delivery with high quality and predictability
  • Partner with DevSecOps, Architecture, API, Delivery, Security organizations while building highly scalable, secure AWS Cloud Infrastructure as code.
  • Partner closely with peer Engineering & Technology leaders to ensure we operate as a single team
  • A willingness to mentor people inside/outside of the Information Technology department on best practices, system design principles, and computing industry trends.
  • Uses his/her deep experience with AWS (Cloud Computing: Ec2, S3, RDS, VPC, Security Groups, ELB, ElastiCache, Beanstalk, Redshift, …) for API and Microservices based project designs.


  • AWS Certified with 10+ years of hands on extensive experience in AWS Cloud Operations and experience in design & implementation of complex distributed applications and infrastructure.
  • 10+ years of real work deployment experience in core infrastructure technologies including compute, storage, networking, databases, security, and management.
  • 3+ years Hands-on experience with deploying cloud solutions such as AWS and others.
  • Intimately involved in numerous end to end cloud migration projects.
  • Working knowledge of application architectures, software development tools, and methodologies.
  • Staying current with emerging technology trends.
  • Cloud Expert: Well versed in AWS services for monitoring, logging, metrics, high availability, and automation
  • Operationally Focused: Passionate about monitoring, resiliency, uptime, performance and automation
  • Effective Communication: Excellent listener; proven collaborator with superiors, peers and staff
  • Automation Driver: Constantly look for automation opportunities
  • Enjoy problem solving: Ability to find creative and reliable solutions to complex problems
  • Hands-on experience with typical project and system/customer support. This includes planning, coordinating, customer education and support, troubleshooting, problem resolution, product evaluation, and documentation. Additional needed experience includes
  • Implementation, management, and administration of Enterprise systems tools and processes.
  • Good knowledge of Linux internals and administration
  • Network configuration of Firewalls, VPN, Routers/Switches, and Load Balancers
  • Troubleshooting and resolving single customer issues with Windows, Mac, and Linux, VPN, permissions, and ownership of a wide variety of account administration tasks.
  • Good knowledge of APIs, Microservices Architecture, Service Registry etc.
  • Hands-on Extensive Experience with AWS Managed Services (EC2, DynamoDB, RDS, Lambda)
  • Hands-on Experience with AWS Networking & Security Groups and their underlying technologies (Route53, VPC, ALB, Security Groups)
  • Hands-on Experience in Linux environments (Ubuntu, Amazon Linux)
  • Deep knowledge & Hands on Experience of infrastructure as code (Terraform, GitLab CI/CD) principles, knowledge of Terraform is a must to have.
  • Experience in systems software development (java go, python, bash, etc.)
  • Hands-on Experience working with container platforms (Docker, Kubernetes, ECS)
  • Experienced in configuration management and automation tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, SaltStack)
  • Knowledge with SQL and noSQL database administration
  • Deep understanding and experience working with DevSecOps
  • Knowledge of agile software development practices and release management.
  • Good teamwork skills and attention to detail.

To apply send a resume to [email protected]


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