1+ months

Info Security Analyst 5 Cyber Security Journalist

Charlotte, TX
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Note: The preferred work locations are Charlotte, NC, Minneapolis, MN, or Chandler, AZ, but we will consider other Wells Fargo locations or telecommute.

We have a new opportunity for an Information Security Analyst in the Enterprise Information Security, Cyber Threat Management organization. The individual selected for this position will work as part of the Enterprise Threat Services team, which provides cyber-threat intelligence analysis across the company. You will assess and analyze the attack surface, conduct threat modeling, and delivering actionable intelligence with a focus on current and emerging cyber-attacks against financial sector assets. The candidate will chiefly be responsible for producing a daily cyber threat awareness report that informs the bank regarding actively engage in the intelligence cycle, participating in discussions that enable cyber threat awareness of observed threat activity in the sector. The candidate will work with internal teams to identify and analyze, then share correlated and enriched threat Intel to assist incident response and threat detection, allowing faster time to action.

  • Perform cyber threat analysis and reporting on information from both internal and external sources, appropriately manages, and communicates relevant cyber threat intelligence to partner teams within Enterprise Information Security.
  • Analyze cyber threat data and correlate with existing understanding of cyber threats affecting the financial services sector.
  • Conduct research and write papers quickly produce a daily intelligence report for a wide internal audience based on recent media reports, the identification of trends, and up-and-coming emerging threats, and tailor products to intended customers.
  • Actively monitor and research cyber threats on the Internet and Dark web with a direct or indirect impact/relevance to financial services, business operations, technology infrastructure and client trust.
  • Initiate and participate in cyber security threat intelligence exchanges with the Wells Fargo LOB partners to include the full range of intelligence lifecycle activities
  • Provide cyber threat analysis to support Wells Fargo and financial services sector.
  • Triage, process, analyze, and disseminate alerts, reports, and briefings.
  • Participate in intelligence sharing session to review cyber threat deliverables, intelligence gap support requests, guide analytic discussions and nominate topics to be covered during the calls.
  • Develop and further relationships with personnel at other financial institutions, government agencies and other appropriate organizations

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of information security administration experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Information Security technical skills and solid knowledge and understanding of information security practices and policies
  • Ability to manage complex issues and develop solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders
  • Ability to present complex material in a digestible, consumable manner to all levels of management
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Ability to work effectively, as well as independently, in a team environment
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a professional manner
  • A BS/BA degree or higher

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Familiar with a variety of intelligence analysis techniques to generate and test a hypothesis, assess cause and effect, challenge analysis, and support decision-making. Examples of these techniques include, but are not limited to:
    • Structured Analysis Technique
    • Key Assumption Check
    • Alternative Competing Hypotheses
    • Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats (SWOT) Analysis
    • Kill Chain Methodology
  • Broad working knowledge in multiple cyber security topic areas:
    • Threat Modeling Framework (not STRIDE or DREAD)
    • APT & AET
    • Cyber crime
    • Fraud
    • Emerging Threats
    • Social Engineering
    • Insider Threats
    • Technology Applications
  • Ability to work within cross-functional and cross-business and cross-agency teams

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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