Database Engineer at Wells Fargo in West Des Moines, Iowa

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

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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.

Specialized Database Products is a team within Enterprise Database Management (EDM) that is responsible for supporting critical database platforms and integrating new database technologies and platforms into the Wells Fargo ecosystem.

The Database Engineer position, specifically with expertise in design, administration, high availability, and operational support experience with MongoDB platform will join a growing and high energy team supporting enterprise Customers. As a MongoDB Database Engineer, you will be responsible for providing the highest technical expertise for the planning, design, implementation, upgrade, patching, capacity planning, and day to day operations for the MongoDB database platform including technical communications with the vendor. This role will also provide oversight, mentoring, and leadership to less experienced on-shore and off-shore staff. The successful candidate must be comfortable working on multiple dynamic projects simultaneously, collaborating with database architects, application teams, information security teams, and leadership at all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities for this role in working on an enterprise team supporting large, highly complex databases include the following:
  • Ability to see the big picture and influence future direction in alignment with EDM and enterprise goals
  • Automation - Streamline repeatable build and operational support practices that scale with technology changes
  • Develop database high availability and replication solutions to meet the requirements of high tier applications
  • Gain technical depth and breadth with new features, products and tools to serve as a subject matter expert for the EDM organization
  • Drive adoption of standard operational practices to deliver highly available solutions
  • Participation with an on-call DBA rotation
  • Ability to take a lead role in projects that have a broad impact. Strong Customer Service Focus

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of database (DB) technologies experience
  • 3+ years of Logical + Physical Data Modeling experience
  • 5+ years of experience in supporting software development life cycle for large-scale distributed technology projects and migrations
  • 2+ years of experience working with large data sets, transactional platforms, or a combination of both
  • 7+ years of experience in database design and administration

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 implementing new technologies

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience building and supporting a MongoDB Ops Manager environment
  • Experience implementing Kerberos and/or LDAP authorization and authentication with MongoDB
  • Experience supporting MongoDB databases scaled across data centers
  • Experience supporting MongoDB Shards
  • Experience with Pearl and/or Java scripting
  • Experience with backup and restore of MongoDB databases using LVM snapshots and Ops Manager backups
  • In-depth understanding of MongoDB HA strategies, including replica sets
  • Experience in writing MongoDB Schema using Mongos
  • Experience with setting and tuning MongoDB system parameters
  • Experience using MongoDB Ops Manager
  • Experience with Jira and Agile delivery
  • In-depth understanding of Replication and HA strategies
  • 4+ years of MongoDB experience
  • 2+ years of MongoDB Ops Manager experience
  • 6+ years of supporting highly available distributed databases
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • 2+ years of supporting database implementations in a regulated banking or financial industry

Street Address

AZ-Chandler: 2700 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ
IA-West Des Moines: 800 S Jordan Creek Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 255 2nd Ave S - Minneapolis, MN
NC-Raleigh: 1100 Corporate Center Dr - Raleigh, NC
IL-Chicago: 10 S Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL


    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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