• Wells Fargo
  • Chandler , AZ
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 2617 S Desert Homestead Rd

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Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we have one goal: to satisfy our customers financial needs and help them achieve their dreams. 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!

Enterprise Finance & Information Technology offers technology and services that exceed Wells Fargo customers expectations and directly enable them to succeed financially. We interact with customers more than 12 billion times a year through in-store, online, ATM, and telephone transactions. We impact customers directly, through systems availability and security, as well as indirectly, through our business partners who offer and deliver a myriad of products and services that meet customers financial needs. We provide a competitive advantage for the company through excellence in fundamentals, integrated partnerships, and our talented and engaged team members.

Role Overview:

The Payments, Virtual Solutions, Innovation, & Community Banking (PVSI & CB) business group was created recently to leverage and build on our strengths to deliver compelling and game changing experiences for our customers. The launch of this business division brought together six lines of businesses: Consumer Credit Solutions, Deposit Products Group, Innovations, Operations, Treasury Management and Wells Fargo Virtual Channels. The PVSI & Community Banking (PVSI & CB) technology organization is focused on bringing together technology teams across the firm focused on delivering the next generation of payments capabilities, advancing digital offerings, enabling innovation to develop new customer experiences & products and enhancing branch, contact center & ATM technology.

The PVSI & CB groups play a critical role in enabling our business partners through technology solutions. The organizational models for these teams are designed to more effectively manage our portfolio of applications, govern enterprise IT, manage risk, simplify our technology offerings, and execute on our business partners priorities with enhanced time to market. The Business Services teams supporting these groups are a critical component of the EIT CIO (Enterprise Information Technology) operating model and are focused on providing business services to team members, support partners and Line of Business partners in conjunction with the Enterprise CIO Business Services organization.

Job Description:

PVSI is hiring a Senior Systems Architect that will support Customer Architecture needs across all lines of business and customer technology across the enterprise with focus on a major customer information system of record.

In this role, you will function in a strategic role in the development and maintenance of architectures for a line of business in compliance with the Enterprise Architecture.

If hired, you will be responsible for medium-to-high architectural impact projects, recommending exceptions to the Enterprise Architecture for high level projects, reviewing and approving medium architectural impact designs, communicating the Enterprise Architecture strategy and direction to both management and systems related teams within their line of business or infrastructure organizational unit and directing implementation of the architecture for their organizational unit. You will serve as the highest-level technical consultant to internal clients and technical management to ensure conformity with Enterprise Architecture, having expertise across a broad portion of the organizational unit's architecture, or in-depth expertise within a more specific portion of the architecture.

To be successful in this role, you will bring leadership to the position. The expectation for this position is to be able to provide business and technical direction to other senior technology team members both inside and outside of EIT. This position will provide technical leadership in the customer space with a focus on customer experience, customer data, and customer system integration with services, business, and technology interfaces. You will partner with business leaders and application leaders regardless of organizational boundaries and will provide technical leadership and direct interaction with Technology, Operations, 1WF, DMI and Product Lines of Business.

The responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the LOB business leader, application managers, Information Security, Enterprise Data Analytics and LOB Architects to develop and maintain current and future state architecture
  • Serve as the highest-level technical consultant to internal clients and technical management to ensure conformity with Enterprise Architecture standards
  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization's technologies and architectures.
  • Initiate and deliver architectural programs that align IT with business strategy.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies as it relates to data management and use.
  • Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations especially in Big Data space.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of information technology systems design and planning experience; in systems, applications, or architecture

Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive technical skills and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of an entire line of business or infrastructure sub-domain
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience as a technical leader on projects that result in complex development or high architectural impact.
  • Extensive technical skills and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of an entire line of business and infrastructure sub-domain
  • Ability to lead and facilitate architectural reviews and technology roadmap sessions with the business and technology staff
  • Proven understanding of the discipline of architecture and its role and function as a bridge between business strategy and technology execution is critical
  • Demonstrated knowledge of application development lifecycle processes with application design experience
  • Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, and architecture teams
  • Experience in partnering with developers and architects from other teams to build solutions, and resolve system and business problems.
  • Demonstrated wide application of technical principles, practices, and procedures to multiple applications or a component family.
  • Experience and working knowledge of customer related systems, data, and interfaces.
  • Experience in partnering with business partners on technology aspects of Customer systems and features, for strategic and tactical planning.
  • Experience and in depth knowledge of the Customer business, its related technology environment, and processing life-cycle.
  • Knowledge of interface development, testing, and production environments and their associated implementation and migration processes
  • Working knowledge of Hogan technology, preferably, Hogan CIS.
  • Experience across both mainframe and distributed systems.


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.

Associated topics: cloud architect, equipment, http, information architect, infrastructure, ip, maintain, principal systems engineer, senior system engineer, system integrator

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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