IT Software Delivery Lifecycle Lead

Midvale, Utah
Feb 01, 2024
Feb 01, 2025

Zions Bancorporation's Enterprise Technology and Operations (ETO) team is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. With a commitment to technology and innovation, we have been providing our community, clients and colleagues the best experience possible for over 150 years. Help us transform our workforce of the future, today.


We are currently looking for an IT Software Delivery Lifecycle Lead.  Join us on our journey to optimize our Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) program, steering the evolution of software development practices for Zions Bancorporation. This pivotal position offers the opportunity to shape and optimize our SDLC program, driving efficiency, quality, and innovation within a dynamic environment. Lead a forward-thinking organization where your strategic vision, expertise in Agile and DevOps methodologies, and proven track record of process optimization will make a lasting impact. If your' e ready to lead change, foster collaboration, and improve software development in the banking sector, seize this opportunity to shape the future of our technology landscape.




    • Oversee and optimize the Software Development Life cycle (SDLC) program, ensuring efficiency, quality, and alignment with business objectives.
    • Conduct a comprehensive assessment of current SDLC, processes, identifying areas for improvement and implementing strategic initiatives to streamline workflows.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including software development, quality assurance and project management, to enhance communication and coordination throughout the development lifecycle.
    • Implement best practices in Agile and DevOps methodologies, fostering a culture of continuous integration, delivery, and improvement.
    • Drive the adoption of automation tools and technologies to increase efficiency, reduce time-to-market, and enhance overall delivery.
    • Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to SDLC efficiency, identifying trends and implementing adjustments for continuous improvement.
    • Stay current on industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements to ensure SDLC program is optimized and remains compliant.





    • Extensive experience in a senior leadership role with a focus on optimizing SDLC processes within a highly regulated sector.
    • In-depth knowledge of Agile and DevOps methodologies, with at rack records of successfully implementing process improvements in software development environments.
    • Excellent communication skills, with the ability t to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
    • Understanding of industry regulations and compliance requirements related to software development in financial institutions.
    • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, drive culture change, and foster collaboration across various departments.
    • Experience with continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.





This position has a hybrid work from home schedule with a minimum of three days per week in the office at the new Zions Technology Center in Midvale, UT.



The Zions Technology Center is a 400,000-square-foot technology campus in Midvale, Utah. Located on the former Sharon Steel Mill superfund site, the sustainably built campus is the company's primary technology and operations center. This modern and environmentally friendly technology center enables Zions to compete for the best technology talent in the state while providing team members with an exceptional work environment with features such as:


  • Electric vehicle charging stations and close proximity to Historic Gardner Village UTA TRAX station.
  • At least 75% of the building is powered by on-site renewable solar energy.
  • Access to outdoor recreation, parks, trails, shareable bikes and locker rooms.
  • Large modern cafe with a healthy and diverse menu.
  • Healthy indoor environment with ample natural light and fresh air.
  • LEED-certified sustainable building that features include the use of low VOC-emitting construction materials.





  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE! 
  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products




Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve.



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