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Lead Specialty Software Engineer

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Specialty Software Engineer in Technology as part of Commercial and Corporate & Investment Banking Technology (CCIBT). The CCIBT group supports the Commercial Banking and Corporate & Investment Banking businesses as well as Payment Solutions, Capital Markets Services, Wholesale Digitization, and International Technology across the firm. This diverse portfolio of capabilities spans multiple technology disciplines and strategic innovations. CCIBT provides strategic, enterprise-wide technology capabilities and enabling services to our lines of business and management of the applications in terms of skills, stability, security, scalability, speed, and cost. Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at wellsfargojobs.com.

The primary focus of this group will be to lead the modernization efforts across the entire CCIBT portfolio of applications and systems to the cloud, leveraging the latest technologies and best practices. Being part of this team, you will advise, design, build and maintain high-scalable, highly available, secure, cost-effective cloud-based solutions. You will work closely with the key stakeholders in infrastructure, development, operations, and security teams to ensure our applications and systems successfully migrate to the cloud.

At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

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:

  • 5+ years of Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 3+ years of experience with developing and deploying applications and infrastructure in the cloud

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with cloud deployment, in the cloud or on-prem
  • 3+ years of experience building infrastructure, applications, and deployments in the cloud using Terraform  
  • 3+ years of experience leading cloud services design and deployments in technology such as,  IaaS and PaaS
  • 3+ years of experience in building and deploying cloud native solutions such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform
  • Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, infrastructure and enterprise architecture teams
  • Deep technical expertise in one or more areas, such as Storage, Compute, Databases, AIML
  • Professional Cloud Certification(s) from Cloud Security Alliance, AWS, Google, Microsoft, or equivalent industry-standard / professional organizations
  • Experience working with cloud security management or governance tools
  • Ability to manage initiatives related to cloud transformation, migration, modernization and implementation
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to articulate technical solutions to both technical and business audiences
  • Ability to deliver & engage with partners effectively in a multi-cultural environment by demonstrating co-ownership & accountability in a matrix structure
  • Ability to influence, partner, and negotiate with senior business leaders to drive strategic outcomes
  • Delivery focus and willingness to work in a fast-paced, enterprise environment

Posting Locations:

  • 300 S Brevard St. - Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
  • 1100 Corporate Center Dr. - Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • 125 High St. - Boston, Massachusetts 02110
  • Regent Blvd, Irving TX 75063
  • 150 E 42nd, New York, NY 10017
  • 10 S Wacker, Chicago, Illinois 60606

Pay Range

$120,400.00 - $287,600.00


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

Posting End Date:

21 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.

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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