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Wells Fargo Information Security Engineer - Adversarial Cyber Operations Specialist & Purple Team Specialist 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.


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.

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, and 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.

Job Description:

Our ICS team is looking for a strong cyber security professional with experience or education in tactical cyber-attack testing, toolkit analysis, threat intelligence, forensics, and red or purple teaming. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing innovative processes to identify unknown threat vectors within the company's information technology environment, and partnering to resolve identified capability gaps. The team member will need to have experience in conducting research and identifying methods to detect emerging cyber threats, attack methods, and evolving Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).

The ideal candidate will have a well-rounded understanding of endpoint/network defenses and detection methodologies, forensics, or incident response. They will also have some offensive security knowledge to allow the ability to think like an adversary. Regular collaboration with multiple teams such as the Cyber Threat Fusion Center, Security Content Development, Cyber Threat Intelligence, and Offensive Security teams will be critical to success.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of information security applications and systems experience

  • 4+ years of information technology applications and systems experience

  • 2 + years cyber security analysis experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment

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

  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization

  • Highly refined and professional verbal and written communications

  • Knowledge and understanding of banking or financial services industry

  • Knowledge and understanding of data security controls including malware protection, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, content filtering, Internet proxies, encryption controls, and log management solutions

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

  • 3+ years of Splunk experience

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), or Web Application Penetration Tester (WAPT) certification

  • Experience with security technology product evaluation, proof of concepts and testing

Other Desired Qualifications

  • 1+ years of Purple teaming experience

  • Knowledge of offensive security, with the ability to think like an adversary when hunting and responding to incidents

  • Strong investigative mindset with an attention to detail

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

  • Advanced problem solving skills, ability to develop effective long-term solutions to complex problems

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

CA-LA-Century City: 1800 Century Park E - Los Angeles, CA

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

CO-Denver: 1740 Broadway - Denver, CO

GA-Atlanta: 171 17th St Nw - Atlanta, GA

NC-Winston Salem: 809 W 4 1/2 St - Winston Salem, NC

NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC

OR-Portland: 1300 Sw 5th Ave - Portland, OR

TX-San Antonio: 4101 Wiseman Blvd - San Antonio, TX

UT-Salt Lake City: 260 Charles Lindbergh Dr - Salt Lake City, UT

VA-Richmond: 7119 Forest Hill Ave - Richmond, VA

DC-Washington: 1750 H St Nw - Washington, DC

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

MA-Boston: 125 High Street - Boston, MA

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

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

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

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

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


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: 5557170-9

Updated: 2021-02-23 17:13:17.995 UTC

Location: Boston,MA