Irving, Texas

Job Description

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At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Technology sets IT strategy; enhances the design, development, and operations of our systems; optimizes the Wells Fargo infrastructure; provides information security; and enables Wells Fargo global customers to have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week banking access through in-branch, online, ATMs, and other channels.

Our mission is to deliver stable, secure, scalable, and innovative services at speeds that delight and satisfy our customers and unleash the skills potential of our employees.

We have several exciting opportunities for Control Officers in our Technology Controls team supporting Information & Cybersecurity (ICS). These individuals will be responsible for implementation and effective execution of tasks to identify, assess, and mitigate risks within ICS. Specifically, these individuals will manage issues through their lifecycle, may provide guidance to less experienced team members on more complex issues, and also advise on control design. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player that has expertise in risk, technology, and program management, is a self-starter who is accustomed to working in complex organizations with a diverse group of stakeholders, and someone who is able to withstand challenges and adapt accordingly. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide operational risk and regulatory compliance guidance, and consult on projects/programs and initiatives with moderate/high risk, which may include providing systems security consulting on complex issues.
  • Provide credible challenge and recommendations to technology and business teams on appropriate risk management with support from team leaders on more complex issues.
  • Drive front line risk strategy across the supported ICS LOB; and establish, administer, and execute long-term goals for controlling risk in accordance with risk program requirements.
  • Design & implement the front line risk management program requirements and controls, related business procedures, processes, and systems of internal controls, to ensure adequacy and effectiveness across ICS front line functions.
  • Evaluate key risk and performance indicators to identify emerging trends within the business and across risk domains.
  • Interact with leaders, independent risk management, and external audit to foster transparency and appropriate awareness of risk control activities.
  • Establish and maintain communication protocols to foster information sharing and collaboration.
  • Promote a strong risk culture, cultivate relationships, and foster a team orientation with ICS business partners, independent risk management, and internal audit.
  • Support risk strategy across the supported ICS LOB; and establish, administer, and execute long-term goals for controlling risk in accordance with risk program requirements.
  • Support implementation of the front line risk management program requirements, and related business procedures, processes, and systems of internal controls to ensure adequacy and effectiveness across ICS functions.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in risk management or 7+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to evaluate risks and the impact of decisions on an overall organization
  • Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, and architecture teams
  • Experience reviewing testing strategies and methodologies; evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, initiatives, products and internal controls; and identifying issues resulting from internal and/or external compliance examinations
  • Ability to work effectively, as well as independently, in a team environment
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience working with internal and external auditors and examiners
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner
  • 3+ years of financial services experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills
  • Experience with information security and risk management including: policy and standards, information security assessment, and mitigation solution design and implementation
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • 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)

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience at Wells Fargo working with ICS
  • Knowledge of Wells Fargo risk management practices over multiple lines of business and/or independent risk management
  • Knoledge and understanding of eGRC tools, such as Archer, that enable reporting and issue management

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

NY-New York: 150 E 42nd St - New York, NY
NJ-Summit: 190 River Rd - Summit, NJ
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 255 2nd Ave S - Minneapolis, MN
NC-Raleigh: 1100 Corporate Center Dr - Raleigh, NC
TX-Irving: 250 E John Carpenter Freeway - Irving, TX


    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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Irving, Texas

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 Let’s talk about turning your military experience into a great civilian career.

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