Control Sr Associate - Technology Control

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 Control Sr. Associate will be responsible for the following:

  • Identifying and assessing risk for the targeted Technology Division: Commercial, Corporate and Investment Banking Technology (CCIBT)
  • Providing analysis of operational risk associated with people, process, and systems to ensure maximum business results and effective risk mitigation strategies
  • Providing high quality risk management deliverables through a matrix staffing model to targeted CCIBT senior leaders and team members
  • Partnering with Business Risk and Control team officers, senior associates, and applicable central technology controls teams to:
    • Perform reviews of new products, solutions, projects, and program requirements, evaluating control strength and associated risks
    • Review mitigation/remediation plans and provide counsel on mitigation effectiveness and alternative mitigation approaches
    • Manage issue, policy exception, and risk acceptance portfolio to ensure appropriate and timely risk mitigation inclusive of third and fourth party risk
    • Perform gap analysis for policies and/or regulatory requirements
    • Conduct root cause analysis on technology incidents to identify weak or non-existing controls and create effective mitigation plans
    • Produce effective and actionable management reporting for CIO and ultimately sub-CIO level
  • Effectively collaborating with business partners in the first-line-of-defense (FLOD), second line of defense (SLOD), audit, and information security
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with the line of business, corporate regulatory, operational risk, compliance, and corporate audit
  • Demonstrated experience in business and technology issue management
  • Demonstrated information technology experience in areas such as systems development lifecycle, architecture, and application support and information security

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in risk management or 5+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to coordinate completion of multiple tasks and meet aggressive time frames
  • Ability to prepare management level presentations
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology risks related to business risks
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience defining and/or developing business initiatives that require integration of multiple technology systems
  • Ability to manage large-scale initiatives including stakeholders across business and technical teams

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology regulatory guidance and industry frameworks or standards FFIEC, NIST, ISO, COBIT, PCI, ITIL, SOX, SOC
  • Experience with risk assessment methodology within the context of technology risk, including cloud technologies
  • Experience with Payments and Treasury Products
  • Third Party Risk Management
  • Control Testing including Test of Design and Test of Performance
  • Risk Reporting including metrics creation and monitoring
  • Process Management and understanding of Technology Processes (Asset, SDLC, Patching, Configuration, and Vulnerability)

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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Wells Fargo
Full time
Irving, TX 75084, US