Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

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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.

The Enterprise Functions Technology (EFT) group provides technology solutions and support for Risk, Audit, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Corporate Properties, and Stakeholder Relations business lines. In addition, EFT provides unique technology solutions and innovation for Wells Fargo Technology, Enterprise Shared Services, Platform Management, and Enterprise Data Management. This combined portfolio of applications and tools are continually engineered to meet the challenges of stability, security, scalability, and speed.

Human Resources Information Technology (HRIT) supports all Corporate Human Resources applications for Total Rewards, Core HR, Team Member Care, Payroll, Time Keeping, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Planning and Development. It also includes shared services such as Application Development and Strategy, QA, Core and Common Process, Data Management, Reporting, Analytics and Production Support.

The HR Data Engineering team is currently seeking a Data Governance Analyst to support data positioning activities for a new, consolidated reporting and analytic environment.  The desired candidate has depth and breadth in a technical analyst role with seasoned experience across multiple competencies including meta data, project coordination, systems analysis, ETL, security, and a history of outstanding execution.

Position Responsibilities and Expected Outcomes:

  • Accountable for supporting Enterprise Human Resources implementation of new governance processes and tools. 
  • Be an advocate for an improved data governance mind set.  
  • Understanding of Data Management Association (DAMA) data governance structures and how to implement them with a focus on data governance: metadata, data quality, data security, master and reference data and data consumption  
  • Knowledge of how to use metadata tools to perform trace and impact analysis of data elements through multiple environments.  
  • Understanding Meta Data tooling and its purpose is also valued in this role.
  • Hands on experience or familiarity with ETL tooling such as Informatica is highly desirable.
  • Provide analysis and support on process design in conformance with DAMA and enterprise Wells Fargo policies. 
  • Provide consultation in a lead analytical capacity to gather and document detailed business requirements, working with the various groups within HR Technology and Enterprise application teams to understand and recommend relevant solutions. 
  • Identify re-engineering opportunities for greater efficiencies is required. 
  • An understanding of service oriented architecture and how web services and message queues function. 
  • Work closely with both onshore and offshore resources, so flexibility is required with schedule. 
  • Effectively communicate technical concepts and being organized is essential.
  • Understanding, communicating and executing change management and issue management processes.
  • Leading small projects and managing/leading resources as needed. 
  • Experience working in an agile environment including story authoring and grooming.
  • Understanding of Enterprise Agile technics to manage product delivery across multiple agile teams.    
  • Experience authoring executable user stories from broad topics and ideas.  
  • Experience with the systems development lifecycle. 
  • Produce un-ambiguous requirements documents, test plans, test scripts, functional specifications and providing traceability between them. 
  • Leading Agile discussions will be expected in this role. 
  • Providing leadership and mentorship to junior team members (onshore and offshore).
  • Directing the analysis of highly complex problems and may oversee the work of junior team members in the team and across peer groups.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft and/or Workday data.
  • Familiarity with Jira, Oracle, Hadoop, Ab Initio, Collibra, Informatica, MS office and Visio helpful. 

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of business systems analysis or design experience as demonstrated through work, military, or education
  • 4+ years of experience capturing and documenting complex business and functional requirements
  • 4+ years of experience with data governance and management practices
  • 4+ years of SQL experience
  • 3+ years of experience in data management related areas such as metadata or lineage, data governance or data quality
  • 3+ years of Agile experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge and understanding of operation work flows/processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of governance and compliance expected from providing solutions in systems and technology domains
  • 1+ years of HR systems experience (e.g. PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP, Workday)
  • JIRA experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of relational databases
  • Oracle experience
  • Hadoop experience
  • ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) Programming experience
  • Ab Initio experience
  • Informatica experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Microsoft Visio experience
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in information technology

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with PeopleSoft and/or Workday data.
  • Self-motivated
  • Experience with working with offshore teams

Job Expectations

  • Ability to work outside of regular business hours

Street Address

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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.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

At Wells Fargo, we’ve been proudly supporting military veterans and their families for more than 170 years.

We value the leadership, discipline, and skills you’ve gained through your service to our country and recognize the contributions our veteran team members bring to the table. We’re so committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities, National Guard members, and Reservists that we’ve made it our goal is to employ 20,000 veterans by 2020.

As a Wells Fargo team member, you’ll find a work culture that is team-oriented, collaborative, structured, and challenging. We support veterans transitioning from military service with a variety of job options, confidential resources, educational information, and career guidance. You may choose to join our Veteran’s Team Member Network, a group of thousands who share an interest in veterans’ matters, and that promotes greater awareness and job development within the veteran community. To learn more about opportunities at our company, please visit wellsfargojobs.com/military. Let’s talk about turning your military experience into a great civilian career.

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