Database Sr Engineer RWF

Job Description

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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.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Wells Fargo’s Enterprise Database Management Team. This newly created position will help us reach our goal of completing our large scale upgrade to Oracle 19c, shape how to best meet the needs of our Application Partners sharing data across Apps, and mentoring our Database Engineers.

Summary Job Description
Provide the highest technical expertise for the planning, analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and control of the organization's server-class databases, engaging with DBA teams, architecture, Scrum Master, QA, BSA, Product and supporting teams to create efficient and consistent solutions. Assure successful sprint and release planning following agile development methodology. Lead the most complex or critical data/ database management initiatives that typically involve multiple disciplines and multiple business groups, including database architecture, other Core Engineering teams, design, integration, and/or data modeling. Provide highest level of expertise in complex databases troubleshooting and problem resolution and drive continuous process improvement as preventive actions. Recommend improvements to web application processing issues and design. As the recognized technical expert, consult extensively with multiple client groups to provide strategic solutions, influencing long-range internal and enterprise-level data/ database architecture and management strategies. Design and certify next generation database technologies and provide technical leadership and recommendation into the future direction of database technology. Able to handle multiple/conflicting projects and deadlines; able to work on call and provide 24/7 production support. Demonstrate proficient communication skills with management, application teams, vendors, and systems administrators. Interact with customers (internal / external) to meet process deliverables. Has competency in business language skills. Document and present to the technical and non-technical audience database related information. Consult or develop EDM best practices & SOP and promote these standards across the team. Mentor/Train DBA operations team in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of databases and/or database related products, lead educational sessions on continuing basis within our EDM community. RWF

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of database (DB) technologies experience
  • 3+ years of Logical + Physical Data Modeling experience
  • 7+ years of experience in supporting software development life cycle for large-scale distributed technology projects and migrations
  • 7+ years of experience working with Relationship Database Management Systems (RDBMS) such as SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL
  • 7+ years of SQL experience
  • 5+ years of Object Oriented Design (OOD) experience
  • 5+ years of database design
  • 2+ years of team leadership or management experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies and tools
  • Strong technical and task/timeline-oriented skills necessary to ensure projects are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Knowledgeable in the programming or scripting language
  • Experience in leading the complex or critical data/ database management initiatives and projects
  • Experience with large data sets, transactional platforms, or a combination of both
  • Experience managing one or more industry-standard development tools or scripting languages
  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of Agile
  • JIRA experience
  • Scripting and automation experience
  • Experience analyzing large data sets

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Extensive knowledge of application server connection pooling and session level optimization into the database
  • Extensive experience in supporting the Systems Development Lifecycle to include:
  • Code reviews and optimization
  • Supporting unit, integration, quality, performance, and scalability testing
  • Understanding how to consult with development teams to construct a valid test harness that may be used to produce dependable results in testing at the database layer
  • Extensive experience identifying, developing, and executing on action plans to resolve performance issues using tools such as:
  • Ability to write and maintain high quality documentation and or white papers
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, retain, and apply good interpersonal skills, and perform effectively under time pressure are critical skills required for this position
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a variety of contacts including senior and mid level managers.
  • 3+ years supporting database implementations in a regulated banking or financial industry

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

Street Address

AZ-Chandler: 2800 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ
TX-Irving: 2975 Regent Blvd - Irving, TX
MN-Minneapolis: 550 South 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 2222 W Rose Garden Ln - Phoenix, AZ
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO


    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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Wells Fargo
Phoenix, AZ, US