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Senior Java Engineer

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Software Engineer in the Digital Technology and Innovation group which supports evolving digital platforms and enhances integration of the innovation pipeline into our customer-facing capabilities

In this role, you will:

  • Lead complex technology initiatives including those that are companywide with broad impact

  • Act as a key participant in developing standards and companywide best practices for engineering complex and large scale technology solutions for technology engineering disciplines

  • Design, code, test, debug, and document for projects and programs

  • Review and analyze complex, large-scale technology solutions for tactical and strategic business objectives, enterprise technological environment, and technical challenges that require in-depth evaluation of multiple factors, including intangibles or unprecedented technical factors

  • Make decisions in developing standard and companywide best practices for engineering and technology solutions requiring understanding of industry best practices and new technologies, influencing and leading technology team to meet deliverables and drive new initiatives

  • Collaborate and consult with key technical experts, senior technology team, and external industry groups to resolve complex technical issues and achieve goals

  • Lead projects, teams, or serve as a peer mentor

Required Qualifications, US:

  • 4+ years of Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

  • 4+ yrs of strong & relevant experience in supporting Web/API platforms built using Java/Javascript Stack (Spring/Spring boot, Javascript -Angular/React)

  • 4+ years experience in Java/J2EE

  • 2+ years experience with PCF, GCP, AWS, or Azure

  • 2+ yrs Fintech experience

  • 2+ yrs experience in Kafka, MQ messaging and NoSQL DB.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in dealing with Legacy infrastructure along with cloud infrastructure (on prem & 3rd party) such as PCF or Azure.

  •  Identifying opportunities to adopt to new technologies while improving the efficiency by removing toil and continues to drive efficiency & optimization. 

  • Proactive monitoring of app performance through Splunk, App dashboards, App dynamics & Dynatrace etc.

  • Cloud certification(s)

  • Represent Platform engineering teams during production outages and collaborate with engineering teams to resolve production outages. Collaborate with stake holders across engineering function to own/derive RCA & work towards permanent resolution. 

  • Plan, support, execute and comply with governance programs/processes in support of a strong control environment in your functional area. Leverage process documentation to improve operational controls and identify and remediate process deficiencies. 

  • Proactively identify, communicate, mitigate and escalate risk originating from non-compliance of processes, operational errors, and data integrity issues in all applicable processes.

  • Responsible for working with Engineering teams to maintain the SLAs & SLOs. Constantly looking out for opportunities to improve platform metrics & communicate the same to stakeholders.

  • 2 years - Python, shell scripting.

  • Exposure and proficiency in different API styles such as SOAP, REST, Micro services  etc.

  • Working knowledge of APM tools such as Splunk, ELK, Grafana, Prometheus etc.

  • Working knowledge of Unix, Linux, DG queries, Postman

Job Expectations:

  • This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship

  • Telecommuting is not an option for this position

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

Pay Range

$100,800.00 - $179,200.00 Annual


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit  Benefits - Wells Fargo Careers  for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Critical Caregiving Leave
  • Discounts and Savings
  • Health Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarships for dependent children
  • Adoption Reimbursement

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace.  Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.

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