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Lead Software Engineer -Windows OS

  • Technology & Data
  • Full time
  • R-351934

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Software Engineer in the Windows OS Engineering team within the Compute Engineering function of Wells Fargo’s Technology line of business.

This team provides Windows OS and platform solutions to meet the needs of our stakeholders. As part of this team, you will work closely with Solutions Architects and Principal Engineers to assess new solutions, certify releases and make recommendations on go-forward strategies in the Operating Systems Engineering space. You will also work closely with operational support, providing guidance and Level 3 support as needed.

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:

  • 9+ years of experience in an enterprise Windows environment
  • 3+ years of Windows OS engineering experience
    • Platform engineering (physical and virtual, and on-prem and hybrid cloud)
    • Certification and release of Windows OS images, OS patch bundles
    • GPO engineering
    • Automation as required for projects.
  • 3+ years of experience with VMware
  • 3+ years of experience with automation (any 2 – Ansible, Salt, Python, PowerShell)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced scripting skills specifically around automation
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of technologies related to infrastructure engineering
  • Ability to help remediate tough technical support issues
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team on multiple overlapping projects
  • Ability to operate effectively in a geographically dispersed organization
  • Customer focused, service-oriented attitude
  • Proven skills analyzing and trouble-shooting complex systems configurations.
  • Agile experience
  • Risk management and mitigation experience.
  • Create SOP and drive projects /technology independently.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to work additional hours to support business requirements.
  • Flexibility to work in a 24/7 environment.

Posting End Date: 

23 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.

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