Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message.  In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designate

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.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Wells Fargo’s Enterprise Database Management Team. This position will help us reach our goal of completing our large scale Microsoft SQL Server Virtualization and Consolidation Project, complete rollout of TDE, shape how to best meet the needs of our Application Partners sharing data across Apps, and mentor our Database Engineers.

Summary Job Description

  • Perform the planning, analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and control of the organization's server-class databases.
  • Consult with and advise senior management and multiple clients on high impact data or database management issues, influencing strategic direction.
  • Handles and leads various large-scale or highly complex data/database management activities including one or more of the following: designing highly complex logical and/or physical databases; leading highly complex data modeling, mapping, integration, and capacity planning efforts; developing management policies, procedures and standards; and business requirements identification, analysis and development.
  • Lead complex projects.
  • Design and certify next generation of database technologies.
  • Maintain compliance of all database management systems to include patching, security, data encryption and auditing.
  • Provide and implement compliance policies and standards in order to maintain databases in conformance with corporate guidelines.
  • Provide 24/7 on-call support for production support of the enterprise's databases.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting and follow escalation processes to minimize application impact.
  • Maintain replication and high availability solutions for the enterprise databases.
  • Perform database and SQL performance tuning.
  • Develop best practices and promotes these standards across the team.
  • Provides mentoring, guidance, and general oversight to less experienced staff in a variety of database design, administration and/or modeling activities.
  • May lead educational sessions on continuing basis within our EDM community.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of database (DB) technologies experience
  • 3+ years of Logical + Physical Data Modeling experience
  • 5+ years of experience in supporting software development life cycle for large-scale distributed technology projects and migrations
  • 2+ years of experience working with large data sets, transactional platforms, or a combination of both
  • 5+ years of experience with SQL Server database design and administration
  • 5+ years of experience writing Microsoft SQL Server relational database queries, stored procedures, query optimization and performance tuning

Desired Qualifications

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

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 5+ years of database object level design optimization.
  • 5+ years of experience of designing and building complex, resilient database systems.
  • 3+ years supporting database implementations in a regulated banking, financial or healthcare industry.
  • 3+ years experience management of SQL Server replication.
  • 2+ years of experience working with large data sets, transactional platforms, or a combination of both.
  • Extensive knowledge of application server connection pooling and session level optimization into the database.
  • Extensive experience in supporting the Systems Development Lifecycle to include:  code reviews and optimization; supporting unit, integration, quality, performance, and scalability testing; understanding how to consult with development teams to construct a valid test harness that may be used to produce dependable results in testing at the database layer
  • Extensive experience identifying, developing, and executing on action plans to resolve performance issues.
  • Ability to write and maintain high quality documentation and or white papers.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, retain, and apply good interpersonal skills, and perform effectively under time pressure are critical skills required for this position.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a variety of contacts including senior and mid level managers.
  • Experience in leading the complex or critical data/ database management initiatives and projects.
  • Experience managing one or more industry-standard development tools or scripting languages.
  • MongoDB administration experience

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

Salary Information

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

MN-Minneapolis: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000 Max: $156,000
AZ-Chandler: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000 Max: $156,000
MO-Saint Louis: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000 Max: $156,000
IA-West Des Moines: Min: $84,000 Mid: $120,000 Max: $156,000

Street Address

MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
AZ-Chandler: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ
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.

Benefits Summary


Visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers/benefits for benefits information.

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.

Similar jobs