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U.S. Bank Principal Network Engineer (z/OS Mainframe Network Systems) in Irving, Texas

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

U.S. Bank is seeking an accomplished Principle Network Engineer with multi-network technologies and technical leadership experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives. The Mainframe Network Systems Programmer is responsible for the analysis, development, modification, installation, testing, and maintenance of operating systems software. Supports network protocols for the mainframe.


  • Mainframe Network System programmer responsible for configuration, tuning, and troubleshooting of VTAM and TCPIP.

  • Maintain and support TPX session manager environment.

  • Responsibilities also include installation and support of Connect:Direct.

  • Ability to set up and troubleshoot native file transfer products such as FTP, SFTP.

  • Serve in an on-call rotation with the rest of the team members that will require working on some weekends during maintenance change windows.

  • Participate in the support and implementation of zSeries Communication Server (VTAM and TCPIP).

  • Become involved with IP address design and integrate the zSeries mainframe with multiple platforms.

  • Participate in the support and implementation of individual software products used for printing and file transfer.

  • Follow standardized guidelines and procedures, as well as help improve on these guidelines as to simplify their future functionality.

Basic Qualifications

Associate's degree or equivalent work experience

At least 7 years experience with managing day-to-day delivery of satisfactory network services to clients.

At least 7 years experience within a total Information Technology (IT) environment.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Strong understanding of z/OS systems programming (3 plus years of experience)

  • 3+ years experience configuring and troubleshooting zSeries Communication Services VTAM, TCPIP, TN3270.

  • 3+ years of TPX administrator experience.

  • 3+ years of experience serving in a mainframe tech support role, preferably as a mainframe network tech support person.

  • Experience with network monitoring and troubleshooting mainframe network problems using multiple communications protocols.

  • Familiarity with Connect:Direct

  • Experience with FTP-ATTLS (FTP using application transparent TLS)

  • Experience using SMPE to install software products.

  • Data networks

  • Hardware Infrastructure

  • System software infrastructure

  • IT standards, procedures, policy

  • Configuration management

  • Subject matter expert in: Network operations, Contingency and disaster recovery, Product and vendor evaluation, Network architecture.

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 (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/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 (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf) 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 (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

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 - $150,480.00

Job 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.