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U.S. Bank Senior Software Engineer (Automation) in Helena, Montana

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.

Job Description

Job Description

U.S. Bank is seeking an Automation Engineer with API development (using Java/open source technologies) and end-to-end development and testing experience of building software products in agile lifecycle. This individual will be responsible for software development and support of the bank’s omni sales onboarding web/mobile app which includes ensuring the quality of the final product through the build out of manual and automated tests.

The Development/Automation Engineer is a generalist that combines aspects of a traditional developer and tester into a single position responsible for the design and release of quality code in short, releasable, and iterative increments. The overall team is a combination of employees, contractors, and off shore developers. This position will include software development, automation test design, automation test harness development, and coordination with other groups within the bank to deliver the overall solution.

It is critical for this position to have not only the technical skills relative to development and testing, but strong collaboration and communication skills to support this entire agile scrum team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop automated tests and test frameworks for frontend and backend systems. Improve process and quality via test and process automation: defining right strategy and technology based on process and architecture assessment by engaging different roles and stakeholders;

  • Deep practical experience with cutting edge tools for Web, Mobile, Desktop, DB and Web-service testing (Selenium, Appium, cucumber, SoapUI, TestNG etc.)

  • Utilizes deep understanding of DevOps and software engineering best practices to influence design and implementation approaches and solutions.

  • Hands-on current experience authoring, building and adopting large scale, cross-functional automation frameworks with well-balanced coverage across UI, back-end integration, database levels

  • Deep understanding of different test automation approaches (keyword-driven, Data-driven, BDD, hybrid) and technology stacks (Java, Spring, JavaScript, Python, etc., jQuery, Angular JS,);

  • Ability to develop custom test automation methodologies and adapt them to clients’ reality;

  • Integrate test automation into CI/CD process and instrument full SDLC automation, specifically cloud testing execution, reporting tools such as ALM, Jira

  • Leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of automated test scripts.

  • Approves the Automation Test Plans. Serves as subject matter expert on complex automation scripting and tool usage.

  • Performs needs analysis of applications and available testing tools. Leads the audit, evaluation, and review of products and processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • At least 8+ years in Application Development/IT Systems Testing, and team leadership

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Selenium, Appium, SoapUI, Protractor, Cucumber, Testcafe, TestNG etc.

  • Java

  • Expert-level Coding Skills

  • Functional testing experience, including ability to create, maintain, and execute both manual and automated tests

  • DevOps capabilities – containers, cloud, automation, security, configuration management, CI/CD pipelines.

  • Behavior Driven Development Experience

  • jQuery, JavaScript and Angular JS

  • Supplemental and supporting UI skills: RIA Front End Frameworks (Angular or React is a plus), responsive CSS, HTML5 apis, ajax, jsp, javascript, jquery and jsp tiles.

  • Experience with Unit testing tools like Junit, Selenium

  • REST and SOAP API development

  • Exposure/experience in Gitlab/GitHub, Artifactory, Jira, Jenkins

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 ( .


Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visiting .

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Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal EEO is the Law ( 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 ( .

Salary range reflected is an estimate of base pay and is for the primary location. Base pay range may vary if an offer is made for work in a different location. Pay Range: $101,150.00 - $119,000.00 - $130,900.00

Due to legal requirements, U.S. Bank requires that the successful candidate hired for some positions be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to a medical condition, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For these positions, as part of the conditional offer of employment, the successful candidate will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or approval for an accommodation or exemption upon hire.

U.S. Bank will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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.