About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company headquartered in San Francisco (United States). Wells Fargo has offices in over 20 countries and territories. Our business outside of the U.S. mostly focuses on providing banking services for large corporate, government and financial institution clients. We have worldwide expertise and services to help our customers improve earnings, manage risk, and develop opportunities in the global marketplace. Our global reach offers many opportunities for you to develop a career with Wells Fargo. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Market Job Description

Department Overview:
Corporate Risk enables all Wells Fargo businesses to identify and manage risk. The team focuses on several key risk areas, including credit risk, operational risk, market risk, reputation risk, and compliance risk.
The Technology & Information Security Risk Oversight (TISRM) team is an Independent Risk Management (IRM) function within the Corporate Risk Group. TISRM is accountable for Operational risk oversight of the front lines: Wells Fargo Technology, and oversight across the enterprise for technology risk, information security risk, information management risk
Objectives include:
  • Overseeing front line Technology and Information Security risk management team adherence to the Wells Fargo Risk Management Framework
  • Develop and enhance independent risk management oversight function to provide an independent view of the risks within the technology and information security environment
  • Review and challenge adequacy and efficiency of the front line controls
  • Maintaining an independent view of the Company's aggregate and material technology and information security risk
  • Identifying and providing appropriate operational risk coverage for the organizations in scope and their risk-taking activities
  • Enabling timely, informed and efficient operational risk identification, escalation, reporting, and decision-making


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  • Conduct independent risk management reviews and identify control expectations with primary focus on technology and information security processes/applications.
  • Identify operational risk issues and assign risk ratings consistent with established policies and standards.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of applicable policies, procedures, processes, systems and internal controls.
  • Perform gap analysis on policy requirements for risk types aligned to various operational and technology processes.
  • Develop, implement, and support an effective control review and challenge process to provide transparency, accountability and escalation of control effectiveness.
  • Consult with frontline partners and other independent risk management teams to open issues related to control failures.
  • Validate/evaluate appropriateness, completeness, effectiveness and sustainability of corrective actions taken to address situations defined as issues.
  • Review for consistency and thoroughness, and suggest improvements for better resiliency.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to impacted stakeholders around control framework requirements aligned to technology and information security control implementation.
    Required Qualifications:
  • 15+ years of experience in risk assessment, independent risk management, control evaluation, risk reporting and issue management on various technology risks, inclusive of but not limited to, information security risk, information management risk.
  • Industry recognized certification such as CISM/ CISA / CRISC / CISSP.
  • Good to have working knowledge of COBIT framework with an emphasis on measuring control effectiveness and risk assessments.

    Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to challenge for material areas of improvement and articulate risk impact
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to present complex material in a digestible, consumable manner to all levels of management.

Market Skills and Certifications

Other desirable skills experience
  • Broad knowledge of operational risks including technology and information security risk and the issues faced by financial institutions today.
  • Strong knowledge on enterprise risks, i.e. front office and middle office processes/controls would be considered as an added advantage.
  • Proven experience with managing technology risk issues.
  • Experience developing risk metrics and trending reports.
  • Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and deliver results quickly.
  • Strong organization and detail-oriented skills, with proven ability to manage and prioritize work to meet deadlines despite frequent interruptions.
  • Highly proactive, able to work both independently and within a collaborative team oriented environment using sound judgment in decision-making.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with virtual and/or geographically dispersed teams.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate. 62939


At Wells Fargo, we’ve been proudly supporting military veterans and their families for more than 170 years.

We value the leadership, discipline, and skills you’ve gained through your service to our country and recognize the contributions our veteran team members bring to the table. We’re so committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities, National Guard members, and Reservists that we’ve made it our goal is to employ 20,000 veterans by 2020.

As a Wells Fargo team member, you’ll find a work culture that is team-oriented, collaborative, structured, and challenging. We support veterans transitioning from military service with a variety of job options, confidential resources, educational information, and career guidance. You may choose to join our Veteran’s Team Member Network, a group of thousands who share an interest in veterans’ matters, and that promotes greater awareness and job development within the veteran community. To learn more about opportunities at our company, please visit wellsfargojobs.com/military. Let’s talk about turning your military experience into a great civilian career.

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