Wells Fargo

Job Category:

Information Technology


Charlotte, North Carolina



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time


415) 820-7800

Information Security Consultant 5

Wells Fargo - Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Description

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.

Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. We focus on three key risk areas: credit risk, operational risk, and market risk. We help our management and Board of Directors identify and monitor risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and take appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

Since 1852, customers have trusted that Wells Fargo would keep their assets secure from theft and always available. Today, maintaining customer trust remains our underlying operating principle.

Enterprise Information Security’s (EIS) vision is to provide Wells Fargo world leading cyber security risk management. Through a framework that addresses policy, process, operations, people, and technology, EIS protects Wells Fargo’s infrastructure, corporate data, and customer assets, and ensures alignment with applicable regulations and laws. EIS is part of Wells Fargo's Corporate Risk organization and is led by the Chief Information Security Officer.

The Enterprise Information Security Risk Management - Information Security Consultant (ISC) provides advanced information security consultation for all aspects of information security compliance policy, risk management, and remediation. This Consultant will assess Information Technology Security Risks as relates to Information Assets, to include performing IT Risk Assessments through discovery with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), writing and/or updating narrative, conducting risk analysis, recommending remediation options, and creating action plans for high risks. The Consultant will pro-actively inform and influence stakeholders on net new or on material changes to an asset to influence control decisions. They will also coordinate with vendor manager on 3rd party assets to manage information security risks.

The Information Security Consultant 5 provides senior consultative services to stakeholders on new, emerging, and/or most complex security issues and findings. May direct, mentor, or manage less experienced staff.

  • Conducts annual certifications for assigned Asset portfolio and reviews results to develop follow-up action plans.
  • Evaluates and interprets internal and Enterprise information security policies, processes, and standards, and may provide recommendations to improve them.
  • Performs Information Security Risk Assessments for new IT Assets.
  • Partners with Information Program Governance and business Operational Risk Management teams to support the Line of Business in identifying, assessing, mitigating, and managing risks.
  • Provides credible challenge as appropriate with supporting documentation.
  • May provide guidance, training, and mentoring to less experienced staff.

Preferred Locations: Charlotte, NC; Phoenix, AZ; Minneapolis, MN; and Des Moines, IA. Any domestic United States location within Wells Fargo’s footprint will be considered. Telecommuting will be considered.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of information technology security experience
Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of information security practices and policies, including Information Security Frameworks, Standards, and best practices
  • Advanced Information Security technical skills
  • Ability to manage complex issues and develop solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to track and monitor project progress, identify project and process gaps, recommend controls and communicate progress to business leaders
  • Ability to translate and present complex technical data across technical and non-technical groups
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to develop and manage business relationships
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to deliver concise, time critical information to all levels of management, technology and business teams
  • Facilitation skills, including ability to facilitate decision-making and broker agreements amongst diverse, differing, and/or conflicting perspectives/priorities
  • Ability to maintain professional etiquette under pressure
  • Financial services industry experience
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
  • Wells Fargo risk platform experience
Other Desired Qualifications
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of information security practices and policies, including Information Security Frameworks, Standards, and best practices
  • Experience with Information Security Risk Assessment (ISRA) process
  • Knowledge and understanding of artificial intelligence, augmented reality, biometrics, cloud-based services, encryption, internet-facing application architectures, and virtual reality

  • 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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