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Wells Fargo Principal Engineer- Enterprise Database Management in West Des Moines, Iowa

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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wells Fargo Technology is a team of more than 40,000 information technology and security professionals who help keep Wells Fargo at the forefront of America's diversified financial services companies. Employees execute an engineering-led IT strategy to deliver stable, secure, scalable and innovative services that provide Wells Fargo global customers ‘round-the-clock' banking access through in-store, online, ATM, and other channels. Wells Fargo Technology plays a critical role in the company's customer and employee experience, business and risk management transformation, and growth agenda.

Enterprise Data Management (EDM) oversees the end-to-end database services and database lifecycle and ensures world-class leadership is provided while delivering innovation, secure and cost effective database solutions that benefit Wells Fargo, its customers and its shareholders. The successful candidate will lead a team of highly technical professions and be responsible for service and management of existing databases, integrating new database technologies and platforms into the Wells Fargo ecosystem.

This individual will serve as a thought leader in the database technology space and solutions reliability engineer supporting enterprise database operations and engineering teams. The role will be focused on building resilient & reliable database services, providing both hands on expertise and thought leadership to drive innovation. Requiring strong technical knowledge in database design, performance, application development patterns related to the database platform and use of the data layer, as well as a fundamental understanding of application development cycles, database architecture, systems engineering, DevOps & deployment systems, this role requires an integrative, multi-disciplinary approach. Additionally, an understanding of 'cloud-native' technologies, tools, and processes is essential.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of engineering experience; or 10+ years of experience in a technical management role

Desired Qualifications

  • A Masters degree or higher in computer science or finance

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Leadership skills including the ability to influence effectively in a matrix environment

  • Knowledge and understanding of database capacity and performance analysis

Other Desired Qualifications

  • 5 years experience management of cloud native technologies

  • 7+ years of hands on SQL and PL/SQL optimization

  • 5+ years of database object level design optimization

  • 5+ years of experience of designing and building complex, resilient database systems

  • Extensive knowledge of capacity planning and systems resource optimization as it relates to optimizing Oracle memory usage and resource consumption

  • Extensive knowledge of application server connection pooling and session level optimization into the database

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of resiliency as it relates to database container strategy

Street Address

AZ-Chandler: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ

IA-West Des Moines: 800 S Jordan Creek Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA

MN-Minneapolis: 255 2nd Ave S - Minneapolis, MN

TX-DAL-Downtown Dallas: 1445 Ross Ave - Dallas, TX

NC-Raleigh: 1100 Corporate Center Dr - Raleigh, NC


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5566997-3

Updated: 2021-04-10 01:09:01.639 UTC

Location: West Des Moines,IA