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Technology Manager 3

Job Description

Let's talk about an opportunity to leverage and expand your leadership and influence!

We are seeking a collaborative leader to participate on the Lending DBA Leadership Team within the Enterprise Database Management (EDM) Center of Excellence. This position will play a critical role leading a team of Database Analysts through transformative risk remediation initiatives, as well as ongoing feature delivery for highly critical horizontal database systems. This position will specifically interact with multiple levels of senior management, with application partners, with internal EDM partners, the Oracle vendor teams, service delivery, technology relationship managers, and internal technical teams to design and deliver the database systems. A key attribute of this role is the ability to lead through team empowerment, high engagement, collaborative productive conflict, and a continuous improvement culture. The successful candidate will have business acumen in addition to technical aptitude and will be skilled in diplomacy and the art of negotiation and compromise.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead a large team of Wells Fargo Database Analysts including managed resources and partnering with EGS leading to increased efficiencies and effectiveness

• Oversee delivery of some of Lending's highly critical horizontal database systems during our transition to Exadata

• Partner to deliver transformative risk and compliance remediation of database configurations and security which requires trade-offs between the needs of the business and EDM's internal standards

• Provide oversight of 24x7 database system support and availability, including occasional on-call problem resolution management for Enterprise Availability Coordination Office (EACO) as required

• Serve as a key member of the overall Lending DBA leadership team providing input for improvement of the overall framework and delivery to our partners

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of technology experience
  • 2+ years of leadership or management experience, in a technology environment

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in information technology
  • Database experience

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 2+ years working in the financial sector
  • Experience managing teams of 10+ direct reports
  • Experience mentoring, coaching, and managing interpersonal interactions across a large team as well as ensure proper planning, organizing, scheduling, communicating, and validating work assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, retain knowledge, apply effective interpersonal skills, and perform effectively under time pressure
  • Technical aptitude to understand Oracle technologies (replication, Oracle RAC, security, performance tuning, audit logging, partitioning, Exadata, upgrade and patching strategies)
  • Demonstrated ability to understand technology systems end-to-end and to use that knowledge to quickly solve problems
  • Demonstrated ability to take charge, speaking up where needed and impacting overall project teams with your leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment crossing organizational lines to lead the greater whole to higher performance
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and consult with key business and application partners and translate complex, technical concepts so that they are clearly understood in support of sound decisions to meet business objectives
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully building organizational capability including high performing teams, process, and technology. This includes a keen focus and proven results identifying talent gaps and developing a cultural environment that achieves results through inclusion, team member engagement, customer loyalty, and satisfaction.
  • Proven ability to assess information security and operational risk
  • Experience re-engineering technical processes for greater efficiencies with significant impact to delivery
  • Budget management experience including project sizing, forecasting, and resource management
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Tools: such as Excel pivot tables, macros, and SharePoint
  • Experience working within an on-call environmnent, managing to strict SLAs, and providing support services to a development team
  • Technology Manager position is open to West Des Moines, IA
Job Expectations

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed or scheduled
  • Flexibility to frequently be on call beyond normal working hours


    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.