San Francisco, California

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.

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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

Enterprise Database Management Engineering (EDME) MySQL is a team within Enterprise Database Management (EDM) that is responsible for supporting critical applications on the MySQL Database Platform.

The Database Engineer position, specifically with expertise in design, administration, high availability, and operational support experience with the MySQL platform, will join a growing and high energy team supporting enterprise Customers. As a MySQL Database Engineer, you will be responsible for providing the highest technical expertise for the planning, design, implementation, upgrade, patching, capacity planning, and day to day operations for MySQL database platforms, including technical communications with the vendor. This role will also provide oversight, mentoring, and leadership to less experienced on-shore and off-shore staff. The successful candidate must be comfortable working on multiple dynamic projects simultaneously, collaborating with database architects, application teams, information security teams, and leadership at all levels of the organization. 
Responsibilities for this role in working on an enterprise team supporting large, highly complex databases include the following:

  • Ability to see the big picture and influence future direction in alignment with EDM and enterprise goals.
  • Automation - Streamline repeatable build and operational support practices that scale with technology changes.
  • Develop database high availability and replication solutions to meet the requirements of high tier applications.
  • Gain technical depth and breadth with new features, products and tools to serve as a subject matter expert for the EDM organization.
  • Drive adoption of standard operational practices to deliver highly available solutions.
  • Participation with an on-call DBA rotation.
  • Ability to take a lead role in projects that have a broad impact. Strong Customer Service Focus.

Required Qualifications

  • 4 + years of MySQL experience
  • 5+ years of experience in database design and administration
  • 5+ years of database (DB) technologies experience
  • 3+ years of Logical + Physical Data Modeling experience
  • 2+ years of experience working with large data sets, transactional platforms, or a combination of both
  • 5+ years of experience in supporting software development life cycle for large-scale distributed technology projects and migrations

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with Agile Scrum (Daily Standup, Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective meetings) and Kanban
  • JIRA experience
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies and tools
  • Experience implementing new technologies
  • Knowledgeable in the programming or scripting language
  • Strong technical and task/timeline-oriented skills necessary to ensure projects are completed in a timely and accurate manner

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 5+ years of supporting highly available distributed databases
  • 3+ years of experience backing up MySQL databases
  • 2+ years supporting database implementations in a regulated banking or financial industry
  • 3+ years of database replication experience with MySQL replication technologies
  • 2+ years database replication experience specifically with MySQL Group Replication
  • Experience writing technical documentation using Confluence
  • Experience installing and upgrading MySQL Enterprise
  • Experience implementing Kerberos and/or LDAP authorization and authentication with MySQL
  • Experience with Pearl and/or Java scripting
  • Experience with backup and restore of MySQL databases using MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB)
  • Working knowledge using Oracle ZBA with MySQL backups is a plus
  • In-depth understanding of MySQL HA strategies
  • Experience with setting and tuning MySQL system parameters
  • Experience using MySQL Client
  • Experience with MySQL Router
  • Experience with MySQL Shell
  • Experience with MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB)
  • In-depth understanding of Replication and HA strategies

Salary Information

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

AZ-Chandler: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000
IA-West Des Moines: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000
IL-Chicago: Min: $92,400 Mid: $132,000
MN-Minneapolis: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000
NC-Raleigh: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000
MO-Saint Louis: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000
TX-Irving: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000

Street Address

MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
AZ-Chandler: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ
TX-Irving: 6051/6061 N State Hwy 161 - Irving, TX
IL-Chicago: 10 S Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL
NC-Raleigh: 1100 Corporate Center Dr - Raleigh, NC
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO
IA-West Des Moines: 800 S Jordan Creek Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA


    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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San Francisco, California

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