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Lead Software Engineer

  • Technology & Data
  • Full time
  • R-351615

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Software Engineer...

In this role, you will:

This position is for Hogan Deposits team and is a senior lead engineer role responsible for providing technical direction & leadership to a team of developers.  The Hogan Deposits team works with all Hogan applications, applications outside of Hogan and various business lines.


  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and functional design into technical implementation.   

  • Develop and maintain Hogan programs to specifications.  Includes development involving technologies such as COBOL, CICS, JCL, IMS, DB2, MQ and Z/OS Connect on Hogan platform. Perform unit testing and ensure functionality meets the business requirements. 

  • Provide technical leadership to the team & mentor junior team members to help them deliver the work assigned to them and train them to uplift the capability. 

  • Provides functional & technical consultation and support in the development of computer applications and programs. 

  • Analyzes business requirements, designs and writes technical specifications to design or redesign computer solutions. 

  • Develops original and/or complex code - assists in preparing programming specifications and completes programming tasks to maintain or modify current programs or to develop less complex computer programs using COBOL and Hogan framework. 

  • Leads and/or performs modeling, simulations and analysis efforts for assigned projects. 

  • Verifies program logic by overseeing the preparation of test data, testing and debugging of programs. 

  • Participates in overall systems testing during the development SDLC phase. 

  • Confirms the migration of application code to the production environment after releases are installed. 

  • Develops new documentation, participates in the development of department technical procedures and designs user guidebooks as needed. These documents include restart instructions and flow diagrams. 

  • Should have experience working with Waterfall and Agile development methods.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Technology oriented B.E/B Tech Degree or equivalent advanced degree 

  • 8+ years of experience in HOGAN, preferably in IDS 

  • 14+ years of experience in programming using COBOL, JCL, IMS, DB2, VSAM,  z/OS Connect. 

  • Technical expertise in Sort, REXX, Fileaid, Omegamon, Abend-aid, Endeavor/Changeman, Easytrieve etc. 

  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum method and exposure to latest tools like zUnit, Git, SonarQube, Checkmarx, etc. is preferred. 

  • Good experience in leading large to medium projects from the mainframe-end 

  • Exposure to mainframe modernization 

  • Sound analytical skills.  

  • Excellent communication & organizational skills 

  • Proactive and can work independently. 

Posting End Date: 

25 Apr 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.

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

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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To request a medical accommodation during the application or interview process, visit Disability Inclusion at Wells Fargo.

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