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Senior Full-Stack Web Developer - Apps Systems Engineer 5

Job Description

Wells Fargo Equipment Finance (WFEF), an industry leader in equipment leasing and lending products and services, has an immediate need for a Senior Full-Stack Web Developer/ Apps Systems Engineer 5.

The Developer will be responsible for developing and driving a variety web development projects including applications that support customer service and equipment management. You will work closely with IT and business stakeholders to help translate desired functionality into high-quality production systems that meet best practices in software development.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong focus on back end infrastructure, enterprise integration, and Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) as well as a high degree of proficiency in front-end development. You should also be comfortable educating teams on best practices, and helping guide projects to ensure success.  


  • Assume a strong sense of ownership of the product: Design, develop, and deploy
  • Develop fast and highly scalable web applications using latest Java and JavaScript frameworks, standards and best practices
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI designs
  • Ensure Quality & sustainability of the architecture 
  • Collaborate with senior management, developers, IT peers (interfacing app teams, middleware, DBAs, etc.), and business teams
  • Team leadership:
    • Delegate work, provide guidance, direction and mentoring to junior developer
    • Ensure team is following development best practices, adequate unit test coverage, and maintaining stable and scalable codebases
    • Be a technical thought leader that is called upon to provide guidance on important technical matters
  • Refactor and improve maintainability of codebases
  • Conduct code reviews 
  • Provide quick solutions for day-to-day operational issues 


Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of application development and implementation experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 7+ years of Java experience including Spring frameworks (core, MVC, security, AOP, etc.) and ORM tools
  • 4+ years of front-end develop with JavaScript and related frameworks such as jQuery, react.js, angular, backbone
  • 4+ years of Web Services experience on RESTful or SOAP web services
  • 3+ years of experience as lead-developer and/or architect
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Experience in using JDBC in Java with databases such as Oracle and SQL Service
  • 3+ years of experience Agile developer practices (Scrum, XP, pair-programming, TDD)
  • Experience with Stored Procs
  • Experience with container/cloud deployment and microservice implementations
  • Working experience on Websphere app server to host applications
  • GitHub experience
  • Performance testing/monitoring / JVM tuning experience
  • Financial industry experience

Street Address

IL-Chicago: 10 S Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL
MI-Southfield: 25925 Telegraph Rd - Southfield, MI
CT-Danbury: 83 Wooster Hts - Danbury, CT


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.