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Zions Bancorp/ZMSC Job Titles
Enterprise Services
052064 Requisition #

Did you know that Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $70 billion? With local management teams at the helm in 11 western states, Zions is dedicated to making a difference in their local communities. At Zions, we haven’t forgotten who keeps us in business, meaning we’re committed to the success of our customers, and our employees. Here, the possibilities are endless – come for a job, stay for a career.


Zions Bancorporation is currently looking for a Lead Data Engineer to help transform our data management and analytics environment. The Enterprise Information Management team is currently managing a highly successful and consolidated enterprise data warehouse, data lake, and operational data environments that process terabytes of data a day to make quick and accurate business decisions in various domains including risk, cybersecurity, and marketing. Our team is lean and agile.  Ideally this position will be located in Salt Lake City, UT, however, we are open to remote work. 


What will your day look like? You will:

  • Perform proof-of-concepts on data analytics tools and technologies in the cloud environment
  • Design & develop automated and distributed frameworks to ingest and transform data from disparate sources across the organization
  • Design modern cloud native data analytics environment
  • Establish a migration strategy from on-prem data systems to the cloud environment
  • Build real-time analytics integrations with state-of-the-art digital banking systems
  • Work with business domain SMEs to better understand business challenges
  • Provide clear documentation on design decision and workflows
  • Help guide the team in data engineering methods and skills.  Lead by example demonstrating an engineering mindset.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent. 
  • 8+ years of experience as a Data Engineer, Software Developer or related field in building real-time data pipelines for very large datasets required.  A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications
  • Strong knowledge of various programming languages like Python, Java, Ruby or R
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux
  • Experience developing stream-based data pipelines like Kafka, Spark
  • Experience designing and architecting Big Data systems using Hadoop, NoSQL
  • Experience with cloud native data technologies (Azure, AWS)
  • Knowledge of search technology (e.g. Solr, Lucene, Elastic Search)
  • Experience with the ETL (DataStage, Talend, Streamsets) toolsets 
  • Advanced analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Passionate about data analysis and problem solving
  • Ability and desire to learn new technologies quickly 
  • Ability to elicit, gather and analyze user requirements
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others at all levels of technical understanding
  • Able to meet deadlines


You must want to be part of a motivated and driven team and work with respected leaders. We need someone who is proactive, has a great attitude, is confident and wants to inspire others to achieve bank initiatives.


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive base salary
  • One of the nation’s premier financial services companies
  • Offers comprehensive benefits package that includes health care plans, 401(k) program, and a generous vacation plan
  • Offers tuition assistance


Pay Range: $96,000-$146,000

To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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