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Principal Engineer - Cloud

  • Technology & Data
  • Full time
  • R-379983

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Principal Engineer within Cloud Engineering team

In this role, you will:

  • Responsible for being a technical expert, innovator, and strategic thought leader within cloud engineering team.
  • Lead platform security, data protection, policy management aspects from Cloud engineering perspective. Closely work with Product Owners/Leads, Architecture team, Tech controls, Cyber Security, application/platform teams and with cloud engineering team to define and implement the solution, review with stakeholders regularly and ensure timely and quality delivery of roadmap items.
  • Translates advanced technology experience, an in-depth knowledge of the organizations tactical and strategic business objectives, the enterprise technological environment, the organization structure, and strategic technological opportunities and requirements into technical engineering solutions.
  • Lead complex technology Cloud initiatives including those that are companywide with broad impact.
  • Review and analyze complex, large-scale technology solutions in Cloud for strategic business objectives and solving technical challenges that require in-depth evaluation of multiple parameters, including intangibles or unprecedented technical factors.
  • Make decisions in developing standards and companywide best practices for engineering and large-scale technology solutions. Design, Optimization and Documentation of the Engineering aspects of the Cloud platform.
  • Contribute towards continual service improvement activities related to the delivery of cloud services
  • Contributes to and supports the Cloud strategy, standards and best practices associated with all aspects of Cloud offerings.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry best practices and new technologies and recommends innovations that enhance operations and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.
  • May represent Wells Fargo to external industry groups, influencing industry standards. Provides expert counsel to senior technology leadership and advises and mentors others.
  • Collaborate and consult with key technical experts, senior technology team, and external industry groups to resolve complex technical issues and achieve goals.
  • Working in a globally distributed team to provide innovative and robust Cloud centric solutions.
  • Closely working with Product Team and Vendors to develop and deploy Cloud services to meet customer expectations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Overall 15+ years of experience, 5+ years working with Azure and/or GCP especially on Platform Security, Data Protection and Policy Management areas, and a proven track record of building complex infrastructure programmatically with IaC tools.

  • Must have hands on experience on IaC - Terraform module development for Cloud (Azure/GCP)
  • Must have Cloud architect certification on Azure or GCP.
  • Must have 3+ years of exposure and knowledge of cloud automation tools such as Terraform and Github.
  • Must have architecture, design and implementation experience on Azure or GCP with exposure in defining/implementing strategy and roadmap for cloud adoption.
  • Must have experience leading platform security, data protection, policy management aspects of Cloud engineering.
  • Drive architectural discussions and serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for high visibility cloud computing initiatives to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, cost effectiveness and high availability in the cloud.
  • Provides expert level design and engineering support towards the successful delivery of cloud project portfolio.
  • In depth, practical experience with Cloud methodologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), automation, orchestration, trends and industry-leading cloud vendor offerings
  • Proficient on cloud computing concepts like landing zone, App Service Environment, Blueprints.
  • Proficient on Control Plane, Azure Arc and/or Google Anthos.
  • Expert in designing, building, and automating solutions utilizing Azure or GCP services on one or more of them -

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience on IAAS/PAAS services in cloud Azure/GCP
  • Proficient and have a thorough understanding of various Cloud service offerings
  • Well versed with Agile methodologies, product operating model and experienc working in/for big enterprises

Posting End Date: 

28 Jul 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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.

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