Operational Risk Consultant 5

Wells Fargo West Des Moines, IA

About the Job

Job Description

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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.

The Information Security Risk Platforms is responsible for the business ownership of the Information Security Risk automation solutions. The team supports the implementation and ongoing enhancements to the platform solutions.

We are seeking a Senior Operational Risk Consultant to take on the following responsibilities:

  • Providing Technical requirements for automation of Governance and Risk Processes
  • Validating the design, and testing the builds for the Information security risk management tool on the RSA Archer platform and other related technologies.
  • Leading requirements sessions, discussions and meetings with project stakeholders, process owners and the technical team.
  • Participating in and providing consulting and support for Agile projects and initiatives.
  • Managing changes and issues within the information security risk management tool.
  • Implementing testing strategies and methodologies – Leading and facilitating testing on various platforms.
  • Acting as a lead during active project phases in various roles.
  • Identifying training opportunities; providing input to the development of training materials and delivering training.
  • Supporting the overall health of the platform and supporting initiatives for continuous improvement of the platform
  • May directly lead 3-6 team members/consultants.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in compliance, operational risk management (includes audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, or the management of a process or business with accountability for compliance or operational risk), or a combination of both; or 10+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both
  • 3+ years of information security experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • 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
  • Knowledge and understanding of information security industry standards and government regulations
  • Knowledge and understanding of information security principles, policies, and procedures
  • 5+ years of Information Security Frameworks and standards (FFIEC, NIST, ISO) experience
  • 5+ years of SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) experience
  • 5+ years of experience with Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) concepts
  • Experience with Agile Scrum (Daily Standup, Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective meetings) and Kanban

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience leading the requirement design process with both technical and business partners
  • 5+ years of automation or regression testing experience
  • Experience with Archer Platform

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

Street Address

MN-Minneapolis: 255 2nd Ave S - Minneapolis, MN
IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
NJ-Summit: 190 River Rd - Summit, NJ
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO


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.