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Wells Fargo Systems Sr Architect in Des Moines, Iowa

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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wells Fargo Technology is a team of more than 40,000 information technology and security professionals who help keep Wells Fargo at the forefront of America's diversified financial services companies. Employees execute an engineering-led IT strategy to deliver stable, secure, scalable and innovative services that provide Wells Fargo global customers ‘round-the-clock' banking access through in-store, online, ATM, and other channels. Wells Fargo Technology plays a critical role in the company's customer and employee experience, business and risk management transformation, and growth agenda.

Consumer Lending Technology

Wells Fargo Consumer Lending is a diversified product and services group that includes the company's home lending, home equity, consumer credit card, personal loans and lines, direct auto, dealer services and commercial auto, retail services and education financial services businesses. Nearly 60,000 team member's work together to serve 36 million customers.

Consumer Lending Technology (CLT) is a technology arm of Consumer Lending that executes the Wells Fargo Technology strategy and offers a strategic technology perspective to all Consumer Lending businesses. Our teams provide technology solutions to the businesses and manage the application portfolios through the enablers of skills, stability, security, scalability, speed, and satisfaction.

Position and Responsibilities

By putting the customer at the center of all we do, Wells Fargo Consumer Lending is reinventing how we are meeting our customers' lending needs in the Digital age. We are making the modern technology the core of our company and the main driver of innovation while aiming to create relevant, engaging, timely, pleasing, frictionless, intuitive, and fully Digital lending experiences.

The Senior Architect is responsible for driving consistent and wide-spread adoption of CTO initiatives across Consumer Lending Technology (CLT) and establish modern and forward looking Architecture principals. This position will be responsible for creating and implementing transformative and game changing solution architecture and delivery for all the CLT domains, working closely with the LOB partners, Enterprise Data teams, CTOs and Application Managers.

Position Responsibilities and Expected Outcomes:

  • Leads the technology transformation for the Consumer Lending Organization

  • Collaborate with business users and derive Customer Journeys to define and prioritize transformational strategies to provide the best customer experience.

  • Monitor and communicate the latest technology trends to ensure our relevance and credibility

  • Create the architectural deliverables and shape the delivery approach to realize, implement and operate the solution

  • Drive innovation and creativity, while adapting to constant change and ambiguity

  • Drive vison for how new organization will adopt Agile principles, Influence without direct authority

  • Conducts complex technology and system assessments for architecture solutions

  • Shape business opportunities and offerings through application of new technologies for client delivery

  • Ensures applications adhere to established Wells Fargo standards, policies, methodologies and industry best practices

  • Participates in the definition of future technology architecture and strategy

  • Stays abreast of emerging technologies and capabilities in order to prepare and respond to customer needs and expectations

  • Understands compliance and risk management requirements for supported areas

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: systems, applications, or architecture planning

  • 3+ years of experience using an industry standard database modeling language

  • 5+ years of software engineering and implementation experience

  • 5 + years of experience leading and executing complex technology transformational programs across an enterprise

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in one or a combination of the following: systems, applications, or architecture planning

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management

  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships

  • 5+ years of technical and business architecture experience

  • 3+ years of Agile experience

  • Leadership skills including the ability to influence effectively in a matrix environment

  • Knowledge and understanding of applications technology management role including managing applications development and support for multiple systems and business functions

  • Strong project management skills

  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Consumer lending experience

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive technical skills and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Credit Card, Home and Personal Lending Products and systems.

  • Experience modernizing architecture governance processes and tooling to enable agile engineering teams to self-service and improve automated oversight.

  • Subject matter expertise in Devops and Cloud architecture.

  • Design testable architecture and integrate with Continuous Deployment.

  • Experience in leading Domain Driven Design

  • Experience in managing large scale Microservices deployments and service mesh implementations including tooling and process.

  • Event driven architecture in financial services.

Street Address

TX-Addison: 5080 Spectrum Dr - Addison, TX


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.

Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5560868-9

Updated: 2021-05-14 02:02:54.440 UTC

Location: Des Moines,IA