1+ months

Information Security Analyst 5 - Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Analyst

Minneapolis, MN
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It starts with you. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain, and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions. We value and promote diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business and at every level of our organization.

Corporate Risk provides leadership, enhances communications, assists with problem identification and solutions, and shares best practices. In addition, this group provides an enterprise-wide view of risk, assists management and our Board of Directors in identifying and monitoring risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and takes appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

We have a new opportunity for a senior Information Security Analyst 5in the Enterprise Information Security (EIS)Cyber Threat Management organization. The individual selected for this position will work as part of theEnterprise Threat Services team providing cyber threat intelligence analysis and assessments, analyzing attack surface, conducting threat modeling, and delivering actionable intelligence with a focus on current and emerging cyber-attacks against financial sector assets.

The Information Security Analyst 5 will actively engage in the intelligence cycle, participating in discussions that enable cyber threat awareness of observed threat activity in the sector. They will also work with internal teams to identify, analyze, and share correlated and enriched threat Intel to assist incident response and threat detection, allowing faster time to action.

Information Security Analyst 5 responsibilities:

  • Lead cyber threat analysis and reporting efforts on information from both internal and external sources, and appropriately manage and communicate relevant cyber threat intelligence to partner teams within Enterprise Information Security.
  • Lead the creation of quick response and longer white papers based on recent media reports, the identification of trends and emerging threats, and tailor the 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.
  • Lead efforts to identify, validate, and enrich indicators of compromise (IoC).
  • Initiate and participate in cyber threat intelligence exchanges with the Wells Fargo LOB partners to include the full range of intelligence lifecycle activities and threat modeling.
  • Present on cyber threat-related topics to both executive management and large audiences of bank employees.
  • Participate in intelligence sharing sessions to review cyber threat deliverables and 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.

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

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of information security administration experience
  • 1 + years of threat intelligence experience within a financial services industry

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
  • Knowledge and understanding of establishing or managing cyber threat management capabilities and functions
  • Knowledge and understanding of threat analysis and assessment of potential and current information security risk/threats
  • Knowledge and understanding of information security technology
  • Knowledge and understanding of information security principles, policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of compiling and preparing executive summaries, whitepaper, and presentations for management/senior leaders
  • Experience managing complex projects in a large enterprise environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of Splunk
  • Highly refined and professional verbal and written communications
  • 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 organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • A BS/BA degree or higher

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Splunk and all types of Indicators of Compromise
  • Advanced hands-on experience in threat management and/or vulnerability management
  • Familiarity 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
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following 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, 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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