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Info Security Engineer 5

at Wells Fargo

Posted: 12/3/2019
Job Reference #: 13022033

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.

Since 1852, customers have trusted that Wells Fargo would keep their assets secure from theft and always available. Today, maintaining customer trust remains our underlying operating principle.

Enterprise Information Security’s (EIS) vision is to provide Wells Fargo world leading cyber security risk management. Through a framework that addresses policy, process, operations, people, and technology, EIS protects Wells Fargo’s infrastructure, corporate data, and customer assets, and ensures alignment with applicable regulations and laws.  EIS is part of Wells Fargo's Corporate Risk organization and is led by the Chief Information Security Officer.

Our Enterprise Information Security team is looking for a strong cyber security professional to join our Offensive Security Research Team (OSRT). The ideal candidate: Participates in the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of complex computer network security/protection technologies for company information and network systems/applications. Identifies security problems with the company's network, virtual private networks, application systems, key public infrastructures, authentication, and other systems.   Provides remediation recommendations and provides adversarial consulting services to business partners to evaluate and deploy more secure business solutions.  Participates in OSRT incident response activities and the technical investigations of security related incidents. May provide technical guidance to less experienced staff.

Strong verbal and written communication skills are desired, in order to ensure thorough and accurate reporting during and concluding a security incident. The candidate will also play a major role in the creation of new logic and supporting procedures to identify anomalous network and/or endpoint behaviors for CTFC alert monitoring. Efforts will be focused primarily on identifying advanced exploits, vulnerabilities, and systemic issues in the Wells Fargo enterprise that are not detected via traditional security scanning tools. Regular collaboration with multiple teams such as Threat Detection Services, Security Content Development, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Cyber Threat Forensics, and Cyber Threat Fusion Center will be critical to success. This position will help to discover and react to security threats based on the evolving Threat Landscape.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of information security applications and systems experience
  • 1+ year of Firewall experience
  • 1+ year of Information Security reporting and analysis experience
  • 3+ years of manual information security penetration testing tools, topics, and techniques experience
  • 2 + years of PowerShell scripting experience
  • 1 + years cyber security analysis experience
  • 2 + years of executing ethical penetration testing including exploitation and post-exploitation experience
  • 2+ years of advanced scripting experience using Unix Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, Java, or PL-SQL

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
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Knowledge and understanding of banking or financial services industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of malware reverse engineering including: code or behavior analysis for endpoints and the network

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Certifications in one or more of the following: GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Network Forensics Analyst (GNFA), Offensive Security (OSCP/OSCE/etc), or other relevant certifications
  • Hands-on experience with information security tools such as an enterprise SIEM solution, IDS/IPS, endpoint security solutions, email/web security gateways, and other security detection/mitigation devices
  • Experience providing situational awareness based on team authored threat reports  
  • Ability to hunt for IOCs based on attack surface
  • Experience with host and/or network log analysis as applied to incident response / threat hunting
  • Knowledge of offensive security, with the ability to think like an adversary when hunting and responding to incidents

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% 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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