Summit, New Jersey

Job Description

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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.

Technology sets IT strategy; enhances the design, development, and operations of our systems; optimizes the Wells Fargo infrastructure; provides information security; and enables Wells Fargo global customers to have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week banking access through in-branch, online, ATMs, and other channels.

Our mission is to deliver stable, secure, scalable, and innovative services at speeds that delight and satisfy our customers and unleash the skills potential of our employees.

The PLatform Automation and Technologies (PLAAT) team is part of Enterprise Platform Engineering and supports almost the entire infrastructure at Wells Fargo through automation and middleware offerings. The PLAAT Team provides automated solutions that are all-encompassing, including compliance delivery and telemetry for tracking and enforcing compliance and adherence to regulatory initiatives throughout the enterprise. 

We are seeking a seasoned engineer for a Software Sr Engineer position. This role is focused primarily on performing specific automation and project tasks and delivering and tracking the associated technical or functional work products.  Individuals in this role have significant experience that they bring to their assignments that allow them to address the more difficult or complex tasks within a project.  Size and nature of the projects will impact the nature of their role; Software Sr Engineers may have some development lead responsibilities in some cases.  In addition to project activities, Software Sr Engineers will participate in the project estimation, planning, and reporting processes. 

This role will be expected to perform the following:
•    Act as a lead in providing application design guidance and consultation, utilizing a thorough understanding of applicable technology, tools and existing designs.
•    Analyze highly complex business requirements, design and write technical specifications to design or redesign complex computer platforms and applications.
•    Develop new documentation, departmental technical procedures and user guides.  
•    Lead projects, allocates and manages resources and manages the work of less experienced staff.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of software engineering experience
  • 3+ years of experience designing and implementing process solutions for automation
  • 7+ years of Windows or Linux scripting experience
  • 1+ years of scripting and automation experience
  • 3+ years of Ansible experience

Desired Qualifications

  • An industry-standard technology certification
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Middleware experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of load balancing and application delivery
  • Knowledge and understanding of web application and infrastructure automation development
  • 3+ years of Puppet experience
  • 3+ years of Python experience
  • 2+ years of experience with continuous integration development technologies such as IBM Udeploy, (UrbanCode Deploy), Jenkins, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) tools

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Packages such as RPM, EXE, DMG, MSI, or others
  • Knowledge and comfortability with standard operating system tools in Linux and Windows such as the ability to find and list files, edit files, or influence the functionality of an operating system without needing access to a GUI.
  • Knowledge of inner-workings of Virtualization tools and ability to explain how they work
  • Knowledge of inner-workings of Operating Systems and ability to explain how they work
  • Legacy knowledge and comfortability with older operating systems and/or technologies

Street Address

MN-Minneapolis: 255 2nd Ave S - Minneapolis, MN
NJ-Summit: 190 River Rd - Summit, NJ


    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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Summit, New Jersey

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 Let’s talk about turning your military experience into a great civilian career.

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