Bridgewater Careers


It all starts with our culture.

Fueled by an abundance of local craft brews, fresh snacks and good vibes, our team grows together every day. We're on a mission to become the finest entrepreneurial bank in the Twin Cities. And it's working. Join us and you'll quickly be surrounded by remarkable people who want to challenge the status quo and redefine what it means to work in banking. This journey began in 2005, but we're not done yet. Will you join us?

Current Openings

Account Executive

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Description

The Account Executive provides clients with a professional banking experience by offering appropriate solutions to best meet their banking needs.

Responsibilities

  • Opens, renews and redeems all types of deposit accounts
  • Orders checks, ATM/debit cards
  • Responds to online requests for bill payments, ACH, wire transfers, etc.
  • Acts as back-up to Client Specialist as necessary
  • Ensures clients are aware of the products and services available to them and promotes BWB specialty products (remote deposit, online bill-pay, mobile banking, etc.)
  • Develop and cultivate long-term client relationships to ensure sales growth and customer retention
  • Makes monthly calls to welcome new clients and follow up on previous requests
  • Maintains an understanding of security policies and procedures
  • Provides input and suggestions for new service and product ideas
  • Adhere to the bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations including (but not limited to) BSA
  • Positively represents the bank in all interactions with clients, coworkers, and vendors

Qualifications

  • 2+ years retail banking experience
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Proven sales and business development skills
  • Knowledge of ITI, EZ Teller, and currency management
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please Note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

AVP/ VP Business Services (Cash Management)

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Description

As AVP/VP Business Services (Cash Management), you'll promote the cash management suite of products and services to clients and prospects as well as ensures internal staff are aware of features, benefits, and properly identifies referral opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and develop Business Services/ deposit sales opportunities while acting on and closing all leads generated internally and externally from lenders and various delivery channels
  • Attend regular pipeline meetings and periodic loan committee meetings
  • Conducts client/prospect needs analysis
  • Act as lead business development representative for Business Services prospects and proposal issuance
  • Follow up with clients and internal stakeholders to ensure proper implementation regarding all applicable documentation and necessary paperwork for proper compliance
  • Develop proposed service solutions/sales presentations to assist businesses and organizations to make efficient use of BWB Business Services products and services
  • Emphasis on deposit generation and banking services including ACH, Online Wire Origination, Remote Deposit, Corporate Credit Cards, Merchant Card Processing, Positive Pay, as well as Checking and Savings accounts
  • Duties: 80% support of Business Services referral activity, 20% new relationship generation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field and 2 - 5+ years of banking experience, preferably cash management
  • Proven sales and business development skills
  • Exceptional business acumen and relationship management skills
  • Strong financial management skills and operational expertise
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle various types of client inquiries
  • Must be able to work independently and coordinate effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of key vendors a plus: Fiserv, Jack Henry, third parties, etc.

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please Note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Bridgewater Bank Campus Development Program

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Welcome to a Leadership Program created for students looking for that professional edge.

The Program will include executive presence training, networking and volunteer opportunities, and a mentor partnership at the bank throughout the school year. Best of all, it’s free.

Interested? Please email human.resources@bwbmn.com with your current resume!

Client Specialist

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Description

The Client Specialist serves as the face of the bank as the initial welcoming contact for clients and provides general office support to maintain a welcoming, professional environment.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately processes routine financial transactions including check cashing, deposits, withdrawals, transfers, and loan payments
  • Completes client requests such as wires, online banking assistance, and check ordering promptly
  • Balances assigned cash drawer in accordance with Bank procedures
  • Ensures all required documentation is completed for all transactions
  • Greet all clients and answer phone calls to ensure a positive client experience
  • Sort and distribute mail
  • Maintain conference rooms and kitchen and ensure adequate supplies are available
  • Scans and processes teller work throughout the day
  • Assists with scanning of documentation into internal Accu Systems
  • Adhere to the bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations including (but not limited to) BSA
  • Participate in on-going training to enhance knowledge of banking and keep abreast of new and/or changes in regulations
  • Positively represents the bank in all interactions with clients, coworkers, and vendors

Qualifications

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional, friendly demeanor
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of ITI and EZ Teller a plus
  • College degree preferred

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Commercial Lender

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Description

We are always interested in speaking with experienced lenders with a background in commercial lending. Please apply online or email hr@bwbmn.com with questions.

Work Environment

Office environment.

Please note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Equipment Finance (Business Development)

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Description

The Equipment Finance (Business Development) will develop and deliver small-to-middle market term equipment transactions with both non-bank customers and Bank Loan Officers and clients.

Responsibilities

  • Locate or propose potential business transactions by contacting potential partners
  • Close new business transactions by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts, and integrating contract requirements with business operations
  • Maintains up to date and accurate records, files, and critical data in sales database
  • Responsible to complete a succinct recap of the customer and transaction structure on every transaction
  • Responsible for the development and management of vendor finance programs
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping confidential information
  • Completes annual E-Learning Plan and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) training as assigned and keeps up-to-date knowledge of BSA as it relates to the job function.

Qualifications

  • 5 years of equipment finance experience
  • Proven track record of business development success
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Ability to use consultative business development approach
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify and recommend appropriate action
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please Note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Loan Coordinator

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Description

As a Loan Coordinator, you'll provide administrative management of a diverse loan portfolio to ensure all loan documentation is accurate and in compliance with internal and external policies and regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Perform daily loan function activities including initiating preparation of loan documents, payment processing, fund new loans, prepare loan payoffs, initiate wires, etc.
  • Lead loan closings and weekly meetings for appointed lending team
  • Monitor loans for compliance with federal regulations (Consumer loan, TRID, etc.)
  • Track policy exceptions for post-closing review and provide corrective action
  • Process and/or oversee participation in loan payments and advances
  • Order Title Commitment, O&E, and Flood Determinations
  • Process credit verification and credit bureau reports
  • Resource for internal staff, clients and outside agencies by performing a variety of customer service activities including responding to requests, researching discrepancies and resolving issues
  • Manage internal/external requests and financial transactions within the terms of the loan documentation including advances, payments, wire transfers, and payoffs
  • Adhere to the bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations including (but not limited to) BSA

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of Commercial and Consumer loan processing and/or documentation experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and in-depth knowledge of rules, regulations, and policies relating to loan documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please Note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Loan Documentation Specialist II

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Description

This position performs a variety of functions associated with the origination of new loans and servicing of existing loans ensuring that loan documentation is accurate and in compliance with laws and regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, review and process documentation for commercial loans (CRE Multi-family, C&I, Construction development) to ensure terms of documents are in accordance with committee approved request and following bank policy, lending practices and regulatory statutes. May include communication with outside counsel related to document preparation and other due diligence.
  • Administer the loan booking process on core and document imaging software, includes new loans and modifications for (CRE Multi-family, C&I, Construction development, and other commercial renewals).
  • Manage balancing of GL’s related to loan booking and invoice processing.
  • Process invoices for payment associated with loans booked and in process.
  • Manage internal/external requests and financial transactions within the term of the loan documentation, bank policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of Participation Agreement and Letter of credit documentation, renewals and modifications.
  • Complete CRA and Beneficial Ownership requirements for documentation and compliance reporting.

Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of Commercial and Consumer loan processing and/or documentation experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and knowledge of rules, regulations and policies relating to loan documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please Note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Loan Servicing Specialist II

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Description

This position performs a variety of functions associated with the origination of new loans and servicing of existing loans ensuring that loan documentation is accurate and in compliance with laws and regulations.

Responsibilities

  • File appropriate reports which may include title search, title work, flood certificates, surveys or other due diligence information from various sources and prepare reports and/correspondence as appropriate.
  • Proactively monitor compliance tracking system to ensure lien is recorded timely this includes insurance and real estate tax monitoring.
  • Manage internal/external requests and financial transactions within the term of the loan documentation, bank policies and procedures. Includes draws, payments, wire transfers, payoffs, and collateral releases.
  • Resource for Lenders, Loan Administrators, clients and outside agencies by performing a variety of customer service activities including responding to requests, researching discrepancies and resolving issues.
  • Perform maintenance on E/O/D, non-accrual, and special mention loan accounts.
  • Manage or maintain Loan Participation portfolio, general ledger accounts, flood related compliance audits and logs, Letter of Credit Log and other daily, month or quarterly reports as assigned.
  • Monitor payment and correspondence related to real estate taxes and insurance including REO properties, as assigned.
  • Manage, monitor and/or report activity related to denied/not approved loans, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of Commercial and Consumer loan servicing experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and knowledge of rules, regulations and policies relating to loan documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please Note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Senior Cloud Engineer (O365)

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Description

The Senior Cloud Engineer will support the technical and business users of Bridgewater Bank by managing the Microsoft O365 tenant and supporting the deployment of cloud-based products and services to enhance end user productivity.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with technology organization on the adoption of O365 by creating architecture and end user documentation, providing system testing, and educating users on best practices
  • Lead activities and/or projects for enhancements and development of Microsoft Office 365 and other applicable Office applications
  • Assist with advanced troubleshooting of O365, Exchange, and AD issues experienced by internal and external customers
  • Engaging Microsoft for support and guidance on technical issues as needed
  • Ability to effectively manage time between projects and daily operational tasks
  • Experience operating in a highly-regulated environment; financial services experience preferred

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field
  • At least three (3) years of hands-on experience with Office365 (Exchange, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft EMS (Microsoft Azure AD, Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics, Intune, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory
  • Familiarity with working in Windows environments

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please Note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Senior Credit Analyst

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Description

The Senior Credit Analyst provides support to the lenders by evaluating the financial condition of individuals and businesses applying for lending credit with the bank. The Senior Credit Analyst typically works on larger, more complex transactions.

Responsibilities

  • Collect, review and analyze loan requests, financial information, appraisals, title insurance, etc. for larger, more complex deals
  • Assist lenders with closings
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of the commercial loan documentation system (LaserPro), with a focus on maximizing production and quality
  • Mentor Credit Analysts
  • Identify historical trends of businesses or markets
  • Prepare spreadsheets, reports, summaries and recommendations on loan structure/pricing for lenders
  • Conduct property inspections to ensure accuracy
  • Assign risk ratings to support loan requests
  • Prepare annual reviews of existing loan relationships
  • Prepare credit presentations to be used in the credit approval process including: cash flow analysis, forecasting of future performance, industry trends, and loan performance histories
  • Develop and maintain accurate records for lending clients and accounts
  • Assist loan and credit department managers with special projects for managing risks in the lending function
  • Maintain knowledge of all supporting software, compliance, and procedures as they relate to the loan department
  • Assist lenders in maintaining positive relationships with new and existing clients by providing timely feedback to client requests and questions
  • Adhere to the bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations including (but not limited to) BSA

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business or related field
  • 7+ years of Commercial Real Estate and/or Commercial/Industrial underwriting experience
  • Superior analytical/reasoning skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Work Environment

Normal Office Environment

Please note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Senior Network Engineer

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Description

The Senior Network Engineer will share responsibility for the architecture, implementation and administration of the Bridgewater Bank network infrastructure including LAN, WAN, Wireless, Cloud networking and other connectivity requirements as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with technology organization on the design, configuration and deployment of data networks including routers, switches, firewalls, and other network and security infrastructure
  • Monitor network performance and integrity and recommend enhancements to improve the quality, security and reliability of the environment
  • Develop and maintain documentation of the design, implementation and operation of network and/or telephony infrastructure and processes
  • Manage work requests related to networking including incident response, service requests, and change requests
  • Perform analysis and diagnosis of complex voice and data network issues
  • Engage vendors for support and guidance on technical issues as needed
  • Ability to effectively manage time between projects and daily operational tasks
  • Experience operating in a highly-regulated environment; financial services experience preferred

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field
  • At least five (5) years of hands-on experience with core networking technologies including routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, and wireless APs
  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols (TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, etc.)
  • Experience with implementation and configuration of SDWAN routing and policies
  • Working knowledge of Cisco infrastructure product suite, Cisco Umbrella, and/or Cisco DNA
  • Authentication solutions including Cisco ACS/ISE (desired)
  • Experience with Cisco VOIP platforms (desired)

Work Environment

Normal office environment

Please Note

Bridgewater Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. It is Bridgewater Bank’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

—Employee Benefits

The benefits of working here.

  • Competitive Salary + Bonuses

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Mentorship Program

  • Paid Volunteer Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Program

  • Profit Sharing

  • Fresh Fruit at all Branches

  • Onsite Health Screenings

  • Discounted Gym Membership

— Employee Testimonials

Happy employees. Happy company.

Sam Palmisano, Senior Financial Analyst

“The entrepreneurial spirit at Bridgewater separates it from all other institutions. We work in an environment where new ideas are greatly encouraged and individual growth is a focus.”

— Sam Palmisano, Senior Financial Analyst
MK Aschenaki, Account Executive

“Bridgewater empowers us to build on our strengths. If you want to learn or grow in an area, they will pave the path to your success. You never know exactly where the path may take you, but the ride here is filled with immense care.”

— MK Aschenaki, Account Executive
Jackie O’Neil, Account Executive

“Working at Bridgewater has helped me maximize my potential professionally and personally. With the available networking, volunteer and wellness events, I am constantly surrounded by positive, professional people."

— Jackie O’Neil, Account Executive

The value of great work

Unconventional

Our clients notice a difference.

Responsive

Under promise. Over deliver.

Dedicated

Don’t stop until you get it done.

Accurate

It’s more than just an expectation.

Growth

If you aren’t moving forward, where are you going?

— Accolades

A winning culture.

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Top 150 Workplaces - 2016

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Top 150 Workplaces - 2017

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