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Lead Database Engineer

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Database Engineer for the CorpTech team.  Learn more about the career areas and business divisions at wellsfargojobs.com. 

In this role, you will:

  • Lead complex or critical database management initiatives that typically involve multiple disciplines and business groups, including database architecture, design, integration and data modeling
  • Provide the highest technical expertise for the planning, research, design implementation, maintenance, and control of server class databases
  • Review and analyze complex database technologies that require in depth evaluation of multiple factors including intangibles or unprecedented factors
  • Design and certify next generation database technologies
  • Assist in database installations, including troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Recommend improvements to web application processing issues and design
  • Consult with multiple client groups to provide strategic solutions, influencing long range internal and enterprise level database architecture and management strategies
  • Provide technical leadership and recommendation into the future direction of database technology
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals
  • Ensure integrity, availability, and performance of database systems by providing technical support and maintenance.
  • Monitor database performance and recommend improvements for operational efficiency.
  • Assist in capacity planning, space management and data maintenance activities for database system.
  • Perform database enhancement and modification as per the requirements.
  • Perform database recovery and backup tasks on daily and weekly basis.
  • Develop and maintain patches for database environments.
  • Identify and recommend database techniques to support business needs.
  • Assist in implementation of new features and program fixes in databases.
  • Maintain database security and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Perform troubleshooting and maintenance of multiple databases.
  • Resolve any database issues in accurate and timely fashion.
  • Provide 12x7 on-call support for complex production problems to include experience with escalation and communication of the problem to senior management.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Oracle Database Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 5+ yrs Oracle database administration experience

Desired Qualifications

  • 5 yrs PostgresSQL administration experience
  • Yugabyte or other database administration experience
  • 5+ years of experience Database Engineering functions
  • 3+ years of experience with MongoDB
  • Experience with monitoring databases regularly to check for any errors such as existing locks and failed updates.
  • Experience leading and driving automation initiatives

Job Expectations

  • This position will require 12x7 on call support
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed
  • This position is not available for Visa sponsorship

Posting End Date: 

25 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.

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.

Applicants with Disabilities

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

Drug and Alcohol Policy


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

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