Irving, Texas

Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message.  In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as “Personal Cell” or “Cellular” in the contact information of your application. 

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 technology risk management role will focus on Cloud IT services and supporting operational processes and controls. Our environment continues to be one of the heightened standards, raised risk consciousness, and regulatory requirements. As part of the First Line of Defense, this role provides leadership support to ensure that Technology lines of business supporting Cloud are accountable for risks associated with its activities, current and emerging risk identification, measurement, assessment, control, mitigation, monitoring and reporting.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Provide risk management oversight to a forward-thinking Cloud strategic vision and direction, collaborate closely with existing Hybrid Environments, Information & Cyber Security (ICS) and other stakeholders to monitor action plans and milestones, and challenge new thinking
• Ability to actively participate in and influence end-to-end key risk process development, and establishing guiding principles and formal risk-based decision-making in support of Cloud transformation and risk management activities
• Ensure adherence to supporting policies and standards by providing feedback, direction, and industry leading practices 
• Providing reviews on risk issue remediation plans and provides feedback on strategy, governance, measurable benefits, metrics, scope, and reasonableness
• Applies relevant risk, domain and change knowledge/experience to ensure the timely and effective identification, assessment, and escalation of risks in a transparent manner
• Conduct and support risk assessments to evaluate the control environment and estimate the level and trending of inherent vs. residual risk posture by determining the effectiveness of associated controls
• Monitor controls to identify gaps and prevent, correct, and detect operational risk issues
• Possess strong communications skills, demonstrate critical thinking capabilities, and the ability to convey complex information and ideas both simply and clearly; be able to effectively communicate and broker agreements amongst diverse, differing, competing, and/or conflicting perspectives/priorities
• Assists with the implementation of corporate policies, risks and controls that are preventative in nature which can be either automated or manual and align with all risk lines of defense.


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

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Other Desired Qualifications

• Experience with identification and evaluation of technology risks and controls, including supporting processes
• Experience with control evaluation and testing that including documentation of testing and reporting results
• Experience developing and/or evaluation of technology governance programs, policies, standards and procedures
• Demonstrated negotiation skills, especially with difficult topics when partnering with senior management; including the willingness and ability to question decisions, understand direction and escalate issues where necessary
• Demonstrated experience with both strategic and tactical approaches to risk management
• Expertise in understanding business impacts of technology decisions as they relate to cloud adoption and enablement, specifically risk management and security 
• Experience migrating production enterprise applications to Private and Public Cloud environments
• Experience managing and executing information Technology risk programs that align to a Technology Business function
• Demonstrated 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.
• Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of strategic elements of financial, operational, technical and regulatory environments across a complex global services environment
• Act as a Framework, Methodology and Governance point of contact for core Enterprise Risk Programs and Independent Risk Management.
Certified in Risk & Information Systems (CRISC), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor, (CISA) Certification in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional, (CISSP) or other risk management discipline certification
• Strong understanding of operational controls management (technology, information/cyber security, compliance), policy implementation, gap assessment
• Knowledge of cloud technologies and related industry control standards
• Experience in assessing risk, writing issues, and developing appropriate corrective actions
• Exposure to audit/regulatory exam requirements and experience managing technology risk remediation deliverables
• Strong understanding of issue management, technology/risk reporting, KRI/KPI implementation, vulnerability monitoring and remediation
• Experience navigating across a matrixed organization environment
• Ability to turn preliminary or ambiguous information, ideas, or problems into well-defined plans and solutions
• Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders
• 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 organize and manage multiple priorities
• Ability to generate, review, edit, and distribute executive level reports  
• Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
• Experience working with internal and external auditors and examiners
• 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
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
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TX-Irving: 250 E John Carpenter Freeway - Irving, TX
MN-Minneapolis: 550 South 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
AZ-Chandler: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ


    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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