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Lead Infrastructure Engineer, Research and Systems Engineering

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Infrastructure Engineer to report into the Research and Systems Engineering group within Foundational Hosting Platform (FHP). The Lead Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for overseeing assured delivery of key technology roadmaps developed in partnership with enterprise architecture. Technology areas include distributed compute and storage, mainframe, mid-range, database, automation, cross configuration engineering and solutions, and compliance assurance.

In this role, you will:

  • Collaborate and provide solution engineering designs across FHP teams on engineering work and help team members make informed decisions in alignment with individual and collective strategic plans

  • Expose technology and organizational needs throughout FHP to the leadership team in structured ways for management within the backlog

  • Teach, mentor, grow, and provide advice to other domain experts, individual contributors, across all teams in FHP

  • Solve technical problems of the highest scope, complexity, and ambiguity for FHP

  • Look for innovation opportunities between several teams with a willingness to experiment and to boldly confront problems of large complexity and scope

  • Work with various platform teams to drive adoption of tool-chain based automation with a view to infrastructure-as-code for all platforms

  • Ensure that OKR level goals are aligned across teams within FHP

  • Guide conversations to remove blockers and encourage collaboration across teams

  • Provide a point of escalation for sub-department teams facing complex technical challenges

  • Interact with customers and other external stakeholders as a consultant and spokesperson for the technology roadmaps of FHP

  • Provide proven technical knowledge of infrastructure in all key technology areas within FHP and across the enterprise

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Technology Infrastructure Engineering and Solutions experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • 3+ years of experience in software development and delivery

  • 3+ years of Distributed Compute, Storage and Database Hosting services (Virtualization, Cloud, Hybrid)

  • Experience consulting on multiple enterprise-wide compute, storage and/or database transformation programs for the enterprise

  • Experience with taking software/hardware products and services from inception to customer delivery

  • Strong knowledge, understanding and prior experiences with regulatory drivers impacting a complex and dynamic global technology environment

  • Experience implementing Infrastructure-as-a-Service through CI/CD pipeline automation

  • Experience with Agile processes and cloud service development

  • Proven experience transforming infrastructure functions in a product model construct, which would include participation in product roadmap planning and feature/backlog prioritization

  • Experience with communicating complex topics to customers and business executives alike

  • Engineering expertise in compute, storage and/or database connectivity, automation [i.e., Python, Ansible, Terraform] and cloud technologies to drive the vision in alignment with the Technology Strategy and customer needs

Job Expectations:

  • Flexibility to work in a 24/7 environment

This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

Posting Location:

  • 250 E John Carpenter Frwy – Irving, TX 75062

  • 300 S Brevard St – Charlotte, NC 28202

  • 800 S Jordan Creek Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA 50266

  • 550 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN 55415

  • 2 Garden Ctr - Broomfield, CO 80020

  • 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ 85286

Pay Range:

  • Colorado - Broomfield Pay Range: $111,00 - $197,000 Annually

  • May be considered for a discretionary bonus, Restricted Share Rights, or other long-term incentive awards.


Pay Range

$111,100.00 - $197,500.00 Annual

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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