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Info Security Engineer 5

at Wells Fargo

Posted: 8/9/2019
Job Reference #: 12587578
Keywords: electronic

Job Description

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

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

Wells Fargo Technology sets IT strategy; enhances the design, development, and operations of our systems; optimizes the Wells Fargo infrastructure footprint; provides information security; and enables continuous banking access through in-store, online, ATM, and other channels to Wells Fargo’s more than 70 million global customers.

Enterprise Information Security within Wells Fargo is seeking an Info Security Engineer to support application security for all of Wells Fargo applications.   Based on Wells Fargo’s interpretation of Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) regulatory guidance pertaining to Internet banking, one of the controls introduced by Wells Fargo is an annual security assessment of high- and medium-risk Internet-facing applications.  In this role, you will work with software development partners to identify and mitigate the security vulnerabilities in the applications identified through FFIEC Compliance Testing.  Communication with the business security team, information security consultants (ISCs), operational risk consultants (ORCS), information security group, and development technology partners is critical in this role. You will also act as an application security SME for the development and security communities within Wells Fargo.

FFIEC Testing Responsibilities

  • Meet with application team to collect information and determine scope of  testing
  • Install, configure, use and maintain scanning and testing tools
  • Manually verify security vulnerabilities identified by automated tools
  • Perform manual testing to supplement results of automated scanning and testing tools
  • Provide status and resolve issues that impact testing as required
  • Document identified security vulnerabilities and related matters in a clear, concise and timely manner
  • Meet with the application teams to review, describe and explain identified security vulnerabilities and possible remediation
  • Retest application updates or deployed remediation logic to verify resolution of security vulnerabilities
  • Update documentation as required
  • Maintain electronic or paper trail of testing activity for audit purposes
  • Maintain confidentiality of authentication credentials, sensitive application information and test results before, during and after completion of compliance testing and/or retesting

The Info Security Engineer will additionally be responsible for:

  • Providing adhoc penetration testing as necessary
  • Providing application security consulting SME Support to developers
  • Providing for root cause analysis and incident management investigation
  • Providing security training as required
  • Stay up to speed on 3rd party (inside and outside Wells Fargo) known security vulnerabilities
  • Develop and review malicious use cases/threat models
  • Maintain a broad understanding of security technologies and products 
  • Actively participate on improving the security culture and education throughout the organization.

A Successful Candidate Will Possess the Following:

  • Demonstrated detailed oriented self-starter and the ability to work independently with limited supervision and limited direction, and in collaborative team environments
  • The ability to provide support after normal business hours as needed
  • A strong ability to multi-task and manage varying priorities and projects


Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of information security applications and systems experience
  • 5+ years of DAST (Dynamic Application Security Testing) experience
  • 5+ years of automated information security penetration tools experience



Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Information Security technical skills and understanding of information security practices and policies
  • Ability to manage complex issues and develop solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of application or software security such as: web application penetration testing, secure code review, secure static code analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of banking or financial services industry
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge and understanding of information security industry standards and government regulations
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills



Disclaimer


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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