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Operational Risk Consultant 4 - Program Execution and Reporting

Wells Fargo | West Des Moines IA 50398 USA | Full Time | Posted: 08/20/2019

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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.

We have an excellent opportunity for an Operational Risk Consultant in Wells Fargo Technology (WFT). In this new role you will be responsible for ensuring WFT is monitoring and assessing its portfolio of risk associated with operational risk disciplines (i.e., Information Security, Payments, Fraud, etc). Candidates will need to be able to become WFT’s subject matter expert for multiple operational risk areas. Candidates will need to represent WFT’s interests to the Enterprise groups responsible for creating the operational risk policies and programs related to operational risk. This person will also need to be able to articulate Enterprise requirements to stakeholders within WFT, and create internal policies and procedures that reflect WFT’s standards above-and-beyond what is required by the Enterprise. This person will also be responsible for monitoring WFT’s portfolio of operational risk within certain disciplines and reporting on the adequacy of WFT’s compliance with requirements through various forums and committees. Monitoring of risk will include periodic deep-dive assessments that this person will conduct.   

The successful candidate will have a well-rounded operational risk and/or technical background. The candidate will need to understand technology risk concepts, controls, and technical environments in order to keep pace with the evolving technical and threat landscape. The candidate will need to possess the ability to represent operational risk information to management and committees via metrics and reporting.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ 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 6+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both

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
  • Ability to learn and assimilate information from multiple people and sources
  • Ability to work effectively, as well as independently, in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 5+ years’ experience in a technology environment within the last 8 years
  • Previous risk assessment experience within the last 5 years
  • Understanding of Wells Fargo operational risk programs
  • Degree in Technology or related field
  • Related certification (e.g. CISSP, CISA, GIAC, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively communicate with peers, engineers, administrators and various levels of management

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IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA
AZ-Chandler: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ
IA-West Des Moines: 800 S Jordan Creek Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 255 2nd Ave S - Minneapolis, MN
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO
CA-SF-Financial District: 333 Market St - San Francisco, CA


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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Location West Des Moines, IA, 50398, United States
Categories Quality Assurance/Safety

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