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Software Engineer II - IAM SSO

Apply REF: 049351
At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

The Software Engineer II - IAM SSO contributes to the design, development, modification, testing, adaption, and/or implementation and post implementation support of short- and long-term Single Sign-on (SSO) software solutions to meet business and technology needs. This Software Engineer II will support applications strengthening our SSO implementation processes. Reviews system requirements and business processes; codes, tests, debugs and implements software solutions. Works independently in a fast paced environment on more complex issues. The Software Engineer II - IAM SSO will work closely within our IAM Technology Operations team, and collaboratively within our IAM project team. They will also partner with our IAM Business Operations team as well as with technology teams across our organization.

Essential Job Functions

  • Implements the Bank’s SSO platform across the enterprise.
  • Provides software development services typically in a defined complex project(s)
  • Conducts a wide range of complex quality control tests and analyses to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements
  • Reviews system requirements and business processes; codes, tests, debugs and implements software solutions. Makes recommendations on process improvements
  • Determines software design requirements
  • Reviews software policies, standards and procedures and make recommendations for change
  • Leads users in the planning of user acceptance testing, alpha and beta testing
  • Creates test data files with valid and invalid records to thoroughly test program logic and verify system flow
  • Mentors Associate Engineers
  • Defines and documents software installation and configuration processes
  • Coordinates and communicates applications support activities with key stakeholders
  • Performs other duties as assigned


“While Bank of the West considers all applicants, we will not sponsor candidates for work visas at this time.”



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent experience


  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • Troubleshooting ability in verifying various web agents, logs, monitoring health of environment utilizing One View Monitor
  • Java/C/C++, VB.NET programming skills
  • Single Sign-on solution development and application enrollment experience; SSO, Federation, SAML 2.0 experience preferred
  • 3 years minimum Java development experience
  • Requires 5 years minimum prior relevant experience
  • May have practical knowledge of project management
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Primary Location: United States-North Dakota-FargoJob Type: Full-timeJob: Technology Reference: 049351