Charlotte, North Carolina

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Principal Engineer in Chief Technology Office (CTO) as part of Technology.
As part of the transformative changes occurring, the Modernization Team is driving an accelerated execution program to create the essential constructs to enable modernization. This will entail creating the modernization standards and the necessary accelerators per archetype and technology, as well as collaborate with application development teams, service enablement teams, and vendors and Cloud service providers to drive adoption of services and cloud.

In this role, you will:

Be responsible for developing enterprise level technical solutions and standards for ~2,000 applications.  As a key contributor to the modernization and rationalization of this application portfolio, the Principal .NET Engineer will have a direct impact on how development will happen at Wells Fargo and standardizing modernization for applications. 

  • Design key strategies and accelerators to enable modernization which will involve building partnerships with LOBs to understand their needs and with the vendor partners to develop the necessary accelerators.
  • Provide leadership through influence and technical expertise to help strengthen the relationships between CTO and LOB architecture and engineering teams and leadership, and ultimately enable the team's effectiveness in achieving the team's and Technology's overall goals.
  • Partner with key LOB stakeholders to understand the application footprint for a specific technology and archetype
  • Collaboratively lead the solution implementation with an Agile, hands-on engineering mindset with relentless focus on quality, scalability, performance, and timely delivery.
  • Provide guidance to the application development teams through execution to modernize their applications including coaching and helping them to upskill.
  • Collaborate with architecture team members to help define the technology strategy; validate the architecture positions and take it to full execution. 
  • Partner with Cloud Enablement and Service Enablement teams to validate the services being offered for readiness and consumption by the modernization team and LOBs.
  • Collaborate with vendor partners and Cloud Service Providers to effectively utilize the skills to help modernize applications.
  • Ensure all technology standards, policy, control points and governance are well-defined and measured for success. This accountability will ensure enhancement of our Risk & Regulatory practices and continuously assess technology standards and strategy to protect Wells Fargo's technology environment while also improving our efficiency and effectiveness to deliver Wells Fargo products to market faster and with fewer errors.

Required Qualifications, US:

  • 7+ years of Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 7+ years of engineering experience with heavy focus on application modernization (Cloud native app development/modernization, adoption of Kubernetes and public cloud expertise)
  • 5+ years of experience in application automation and integration
  • Experience securing IaaS/PaaS private cloud or DevOps environments desired
  • Knowledge and understanding of Cloud computing, PaaS design principles and micro services and containers
  • Working experience with one of the major cloud providers (Azure or Google preferred)
  • Experience delivering complex enterprise wide information technology solutions
  • Design consultation experience at the highest technical level: planning, integration, implementation, scalability, and problem definition
  • Experience applying new technologies to business needs in a technologically innovative , change-driven organization

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting or directing offshore teams
  • Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, and architecture teams
  • Strong knowledge of technology with emphasis on the following: development operations, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), (including quality assurance, problem and incident management, configuration management, application infrastructure services (e.g. middleware), platform management, information security architecture, IAM (identity and access management), enterprise architecture, cloud, third party hosted solutions, application risk assessments, information management, enterprise data, CRM services, and books and records)
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Agile experience


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