Charlotte, North Carolina

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Software Engineer in the role of a ReactJS Developer within its Risk Model Development and Forecasting platform technology team.


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.

The Enterprise Functions Technology (EFT) group provides technology solutions and support for Risk, Audit, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Corporate Properties, and Stakeholder Relations business lines. In addition, EFT provides unique technology solutions and innovation for Wells Fargo Technology, Enterprise Shared Services, and Enterprise Data Management. This combined portfolio of applications and tools are continually engineered to meet the challenges of stability, security, scalability, and speed.

Within EFT the Corporate Risk Technology (CRT) group helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. We focus on three key risk areas: credit risk, operational risk, and market risk. We help our management and Board of Directors identify and monitor risks that may affect multiple lines of business and take appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

The Calculation Services group in Corporate Risk Technology is seeking a Lead Front End Engineer (Lead Software Engineer) to work on building and supporting a platform that runs and monitors qualitative and quantitative risk models for multiple lines of businesses. This position will provide an opportunity to build responsive user interfaces and dashboards with ReactJS that integrate with Python and Big Data services.

We make extensive us of use Spark, Rest API's, Django, Django DRF, React JS to develop and maintain an extensive SDK and Framework to enable self-service development, deployment, and end to end Batch and Real time Forecasting solutions available to our business. While we focus on integrating with Open-Source Apache and Linux Foundation AI & Data products, we also integrate with the latest commercial solutions like AtScale, Dremio, H2O.AI, Tableau and more through an API first integration strategy.

In this role, you will: 

  • Lead multiple initiatives to build and support the platform
  • Define and develop standards for UI Development
  • Design, code, test, debug, document and review code for projects
  • Partner with UI/UX Designers to develop and review designs
  • Adhere to best practices, team standards, processes, workflows and schedules
  • Collaborate with key technical leads, senior technology teams to design solutions and meet goals
  • Host live demo sessions to showcase enhancements to diverse and large group of business partners
  • Drive a culture of automation, test coverage and architect for Micro Services, API, Cloud Native and Headless Architecture – Decoupling the front ends and backends of the technology stack.

Required Qualifications 

  • 5+ years of Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 5+ years of experience with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • 5+ years of experience developing single page applications.
  • 5+ years of experience in developing enterprise web applications using React JS with Redux.
  • 5+ years of scripting experience employing ECMAScript specifications for ES6
  • 5+ years of RESTful API design and development experience
  • Prior banking domain skills and depth knowledge in risk & finance forecasting domain

Desired Qualifications

  • A Master's degree or higher in computer science or finance
  • A professional certification in technology
  • Basic knowledge of industry regulations related to building technological solutions
  • Knowledge and understanding of DevOps principles
  • Should have leadership skills to drive work stream from technical aspects
  • Should have command knowledge on story estimations, design reviews, code reviews, quality code delivery
  • 1+ year of Oracle experience
  • 2+ years of experience in Python based API services using Django Rest Framework (DRF)

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Internal Job ID: @RWF22

Pay Range

$133,300.00 - $237,100.00 Annual


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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.

Charlotte, North Carolina

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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 committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities, National Guard, Reservists, and Military Spouses.

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