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Wells Fargo Cyber Sec Research Strategist (Incident Response/Threat Detection) in Boston, Massachusetts

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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 is a team of more than 40,000 information technology and security professionals who help keep Wells Fargo at the forefront of America's diversified financial services companies. Employees execute an engineering-led IT strategy to deliver stable, secure, scalable and innovative services that provide Wells Fargo global customers ‘round-the-clock' banking access through in-store, online, ATM, and other channels. Wells Fargo Technology plays a critical role in the company's customer and employee experience, business and risk management transformation, and growth agenda.

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

Our ICS team is looking for a strong cyber security professional to join our Cyber Security Defense and Monitoring team with extensive incident response and threat detection experience. This position will report to the Threat Detection Services Senior Manager. Directly interact with team members from Threat Detection Services, Security Content Development, and the Cyber Threat Fusion Center including internal partners such as legal, fraud, financial crimes, technology and line of business leaders and executives. Regular interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence, financial industry contacts and government organizations and agencies.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Providing oversight and guidance to a team in responding to and resolving critical cyber security events and consulting senior leadership with the decisions related to business process, security controls, policies and standards, regulations and investment prioritization.

  • Extensive experience in conducting research and identifying technologies to address capability gaps for emerging cyber threats, attack methods, and evolving Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).

  • Responsible for setting the strategy and direction for advanced cyber security incident response and threat detection for the company.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of Information Security experience, including infrastructure, application development security and architecture

  • 5+ years of information security risk assessment experience

  • 5+ years of experience working with multiple security domains (network, application security, threat intelligence and data analytics)

  • 5+ years of Incident Response Protocols and Tools experience

  • 5+ years of cyber security incidents and events investigation experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of security principles and their application in an enterprise IT environment

  • Experience with global regulatory requirements that may impact security (EU Privacy)

  • Knowledge and understanding of one or more standard security related frameworks (NIST-Cyber, CoBIT, ISO)

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • One or more security certifications (CISSP, GIAC, CISM, CEH)

  • Expertise in rapid development and deployment of new security solutions

  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities

  • Ability to translate and present complex technical data across technical and non-technical groups

  • Knowledge and understanding of banking or financial services industry

  • Knowledge and understanding of information security principles, policies, and procedures

  • Knowledge and understanding of information security risk assessment procedures, risk mitigation or remediation

  • Knowledge and understanding of malware reverse engineering including: code or behavior analysis for endpoints and the network

  • Knowledge and understanding of security analytics including: incident response and a digital forensics discipline

  • Experience with technology related regulatory requirements and frameworks including: FFIEC, COBIT, COSO, NIST, ITIL

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with interacting and briefing executives

  • Strong experience with providing oversight to a team of individuals engaged in cyber security operations

  • 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 with host-based and/or network-based forensics tools and techniques

  • 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

  • Experience with multiple operating systems to include Windows, Mac OS, and Unix/Linux

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide written and verbal communications to management to address real-time issues and incidents, including writing formal incident reports

  • Certifications in one or more of the following: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), 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.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 2222 W Rose Garden Ln - Phoenix, AZ

CA-SF-Financial District: 333 Market St - San Francisco, CA

IA-West Des Moines: 800 S Jordan Creek Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA

IL-Chicago: 10 S Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL

NY-New York: 150 E 42nd St - New York, NY

MA-Boston: 125 High Street - Boston, MA

TX-DAL-Downtown Dallas: 1445 Ross Ave - Dallas, TX

NC-Raleigh: 1100 Corporate Center Dr - Raleigh, NC

MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO

PA-Philadelphia: 101 N Independence Mall E - Philadelphia, PA

MN-Minneapolis: 550 South 4th St - Minneapolis, MN


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.

Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5556241-7

Updated: 2020-11-22 23:31:08.653 UTC

Location: Boston,MA