New York, New York

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About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Specialty Software Engineer in Technology as part of Commercial and Corporate & Investment Banking Technology, Capital Markets. This lead Lead Specialty Software Engineer will be part of the Wells Fargo Electronic Trading (Etrading) team. Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at

In this role, you will:

  • Lead complex initiatives on selected domains
  • Ensure systems are monitored to increase operational efficiency and managed to mitigate risk
  • Define opportunities to maximize resource utilization and improve processes while reducing cost
  • Lead, design, develop, test and implement applications and system components, tools and utilities, models, simulation, and analytics to manage complex business functions using sophisticated technologies
  • Resolve coding, testing and escalated platform issues of a technically challenging nature
  • Lead team to ensure compliance and risk management requirements for supported area are met and work with other stakeholders to implement key risk initiatives
  • Mentor less experienced software engineers
  • Collaborate and influence all levels of professionals including managers
  • Lead team to achieve objectives
  • Partner with production support and platform engineering teams effectively

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

    Desired Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of equity markets experience
    • Knowledge and understanding of equity and option trading
    • A Masters degree or higher in computer science or finance
    • Basic knowledge of industry regulations related to building technological solutions
    • A professional certification in technology
    • 5+ years of securities industry experience
    • 5+ years of Low Latency systems development or implementation experience
    • 5+ years of algorithmic development experience
    • 5 + years of Core Java experience
    • 5 + years of experience supporting electronic trading (etrading) platforms
    • 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
    • Experience with development role in the ECN/Exchange connectivity team.
    • Experience in Architect, design, and developing, unit and stress test high performing ECN/Exchange gateways that are integrated tightly to the entire electronic trading stack
    • Knowledge and understanding of high speed market data, order routing, RFQ, RFS, Quotations, and Trades from multiple trading venues and broker-dealers.
    • Knowledge and understanding in design and developing extreme automated stress testing harnesses
    • Knowledge and understanding with infrastructure tuning for high end electronic trading application platform
    • Participate in and conduct code review sessions, and provide process improvements
    • Experienced in building high speed ECN/Exchange connectivity in one or more areas of high performing market data, client connectivity, order routing, RFQ, RFS, Quotation and trades
    • High performance programming techniques in Java/C++
    • Ability to evaluate new technologies; ability to conduct enterprise wide research
    • Good understanding and working knowledge of core technology concepts in like networking, multi-threading, synchronization, data structures, algorithms, memory management, etc
    • Experience in diagnosing performance bottlenecks and performance tuning.
    • Linux programming environment familiarity
    • Proficient in debugging methods and tools like (GDB, Address Sanitizer, JProfile etc.)
    • Knowledge and implementation of multiple Languages (Rust, C#, Python)

    Posting Locations:

    • 150 E 42nd St. - New York, NY  10017
    • 100 Fidelity Plz. - North Brunswick, NJ 08902

    NYC-Pay Range: $138,500 - $287,600

    Pay Range

    $138,500.00 - $287,600.00 Annual


    • Information about Wells Fargo's employee benefits

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    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.

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