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.

This role is critical to influence, shape and drive Divisional Control team engagement and establish governance routines as part of services model implementation in support of 2022 Chief Technology Office's Product deliverables. This role will be partnering with analytics and services delivery in a bi-modal engagement and ensure that CTO products are properly supported and serviced from DCL teams.
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Establish strong partnership and collaboration with Wells Fargo Technology, aligned Risk Partners, Information Security, Second and Third Lines of defenses, to ensure CTO adherence to Wells Fargo Technology Policy, Compliance and external regulation requirements. 
  • Establish governance routines that leverage the product engagement model and provide the risk services to Wells Fargo Technology, aligned Risk Partners, Information Security, Second and Third Lines of defenses, to ensure CTO adherence to Wells Fargo Technology Policy, Compliance and external regulation requirements.
  • Define, design and drive implementation of risk based, measurable and sustainable Controls against Business Functionality needs, Strategic Initiatives, Issue Management, Policy, Compliance, Regulatory, and Technology Framework requirements, factoring in Automation and Efficiency.
  • Identify opportunities for Process and Control improvements thru monitoring of emerging risk, changes to Technology environment, industry framework and trends.
  • Educate and influence WFT for effective implementation, execution, and governance of Technology Control Framework
  • Provide Risk Opinion, Credible Challenge, and Recommendations through Process, Risk and Control evaluation.
  • Perform Control evaluation and rate controls for Design and Operational Effectiveness
  • Develop and implement metrics and reporting to provide concise risk view in control environment health, timeliness and effectiveness of risk mitigation, and emerging risk.
  • Provide Risk and Control Updates to CTO Leadership and CIO Teams
  • Attend required partnership meetings to ensure appropriate Technology Risk Control Framework coverage and engagement to understand requirements
  • Ensure that critical programs and projects remain aligned to the Technology Risk management strategy and functional framework

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in risk management or 10+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 7+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • 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
  • Experience working with internal and external auditors and examiners
  • Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment
  • Ability to generate, review, edit, and distribute executive level reports
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • 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)
  • Ability to turn preliminary or ambiguous information, ideas, or problems into well-defined plans and solutions

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Strong knowledge product management, services delivery in a bi-modal organization
  • Strong knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle, Agile Methodology, Testing methodologies and principles, Control Automation, and associated Risk
  • Strong knowledge of Control Framework and Control Testing
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner-Performing centralized governance, oversight responsibilities, and the facilitation of strategic planning for the Technology Control Framework
  • Experience managing and executing information Technology risk programs that align to a Technology Business function
  • Knowledge of Technology and Security risk framework – COBIT, FFIEC, NIST, ITIL, COSO, BASEL, and OCC Heightened Standards
  • Track record of providing constructive consulting with appropriate issue escalation and offering solutions
  • Strong ability and experience working with and collaborating with leaders and team members at all levels and across functional lines

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time


    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

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