Charlotte, North Carolina

About this role:

At Wells Fargo, the Chief Technology Office (CTO) organization is leading technology transformation in a multi-cloud technology landscape by developing and delivering innovative products that delight our customers and speed to market banking products.  As part of the Enterprise Application Services Observability team, the Lead Software Engineer will design, develop, and implement a standardized logging layer for use across the enterprise.  As part of the Observability team, you will integrate and assist in building logging architecture which includes Kafka, LogStash, Splunk, and ElasticSearch / ELK.  You will be responsible for implementing unified logging layer that streams petabytes of application data and ensuring that all data including confidential data adheres to security standards and policies by implementing necessary controls as code (masking, formatting, etc.).  As a Lead Software Engineer, you will partner with internal customers, architects, engineers to gather requirements to build unified logging layer and products that are scalable, stable, and secure while leveraging Agile methodology.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead complex technology initiatives including those that are companywide with broad impact
  • Engineering software solutions that allow Wells Fargo application teams to log in a consistent, reliable, and compliant manner
  • Performance testing/tuning of engineered software solutions
  • Act as a key participant in developing standards and companywide best practices for engineering complex and large scale technology solutions for technology engineering disciplines
  • Design, code, test, debug, and document for projects and programs
  • Review and analyze complex, large-scale technology solutions for tactical and strategic business objectives, enterprise technological environment, and technical challenges that require in-depth evaluation of multiple factors, including intangibles or unprecedented technical factors
  • Make decisions in developing standard and companywide best practices for engineering and technology solutions requiring understanding of industry best practices and new technologies, influencing and leading technology team to meet deliverables and drive new initiatives
  • Collaborate and consult with key technical experts, senior technology team, and external industry groups to resolve complex technical issues and achieve goals
  • Lead projects, teams, or serve as a peer mentor


Required Qualifications, US:

  • 5+ years of Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 3+ years of .NET or Java development experience


Desired Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins, UDeploy (Urbancode Deploy) or a combination of both
  • Experience with build frameworks Maven and Gradle
  • Microservices development using tools like Spring Boot
  • Knowledge and understanding of API programming
  • 3+ years of Agile experience

Job Expectations:

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

Charlotte, North Carolina

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