New York, New York

About this role:

Wells Fargo is looking for a Lead Specialty Software Engineer (Fixed Income Trading) for the

Core Bond Trade Processing team as part of the Corporate Technology Group. Learn more about career areas and current lines of business at

In this role, you will:

  • Have extensive capital markets business knowledge and experience building and maintaining front office sales and trading applications and specialist skills bond trade processing life cycle management.
  • Be the most senior engineer and highest technical expert playing the lead role in the development efforts for the internal and vendor deployed application systems that manage and facilitate trading activities for a major functional and/or product area within the securities businesses.
  • Be expected to generate application engineering policies, standards and procedures and see them through to sustainable adoption.  
  • Lead, design, develop, test and implement the most complex design requirements, application systems components, tools and utilities, including the most complex modeling, simulation, and analytic development efforts.
  • Plan, perform and resolve escalated platform coding and testing issues of a technically challenging nature.
  • Be responsible for defining opportunities across IT to maximize assets and improve processes while reducing cost.
  • Ensure that system improvements are monitored to increase efficiency. 
  • Resolves coding, testing and escalated platform issues of a technically challenging nature
  • Mentors and trains other members of the team
  • Focuses on building relevant capabilities in the organization to keep pace with demand and best practices in the industry
  • Operates in restricted / niche domains such as Capital Markets, Quants, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
  • Leads implementation of complex projects/initiatives on above domain
  • Understands and leads the team to ensure compliance and risk management requirements for supported area are met and works with other stakeholders to implement key risk initiatives

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Specialty Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: securities, quants, artificial intelligence, or machine learning
  • 5+ years of computer application development experience
  • 5+ years of Object Oriented Design (OOD) experience
  • 5+ years of development experience with .NET and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) architecture
  • 5+ years of experience with databases such as Oracle, DB2, SQL server, or Teradata

Desired Qualifications:

  • A Masters degree or higher in computer science or finance
  • A professional certification in technology
  • Knowledge of Cloud Development (Azure)
  • Full Stack Java Development
  • Experience with Reactjs and Angular
  • Basic knowledge of industry regulations related to building technological solutions
  • 4+ years of financial services industry experience (Fixed Income Secondary Trading on Transaction Processing


Pay Range

$138,500.00 - $287,600.00 Annual


  • Information about Wells Fargo's employee benefits

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New York, New York

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