1+ months

Systems Architect 5 - Payment System Security

Minneapolis, MN
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Youve got the passion. Youve got the skills. Now you just need the right opportunity. At Wells Fargo, youll have the chance to join a team of intelligent and talented people who share the same values. Our diverse lines of business offer a world of opportunity to expand your capabilities and advance your career. We invest in our people and provide a supportive environment in which to learn and grow.

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.

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


As part of EIS, Enterprise Information Security Architecture (EISA) enables Wells Fargo business units to achieve their objectives and to make informed decisions that balance risk with reward, by providing actionable security strategies, architectures and solutions. EISA is seeking a talented information security professional who provides the information security solution design and consulting services to Wells Fargo Lines Of Businesses (LOBs)

Successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with the EIS Information Security Leaders to manage the relationships with their corresponding LOBs
  • Be responsible for reviewing medium & high architectural impact projects
  • Collaborate with security architects aligned with other security architecture domains, lines of businesses, EIS partners and internal customers on major security related initiatives, projects, and new technology development to identify risks and recommend mitigating controls.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through our many locations, ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking. To learn more, Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of information technology systems design and planning experience; in systems, applications, or architecture
  • 5+ years of information security experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience influencing management on technical or business solutions
  • Experience with a wide application of technical principles, practices, and procedures to multiple applications or a component family
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, and architecture teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of application security planning and security architecture
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse platforms and operating systems, including current and emerging technologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical design: patterns
  • Knowledge and understanding of threat analysis and assessment of potential and current information security risk/threats
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with information security technologies in different domains including: identity management and access control, application and database security, network and infrastructure security, and cryptographic algorithms and key management.
  • Understand current major threats and vulnerabilities facing the industry and financial sectors.
  • Understand end to end application security vulnerabilities and exploitations, and mitigation controls, familiarity with general security standards, such as OWASP, NIST, ISO, CLASP, CVE, WASC, X9
  • Knowledge of Windows desktop security controls and threats, especially advanced malware as well as distributed server operating systems and security controls, especially Linux
  • Experience with threat assessment and modeling, risk management, and regulatory compliance in the financial industry
  • Experience with payment systems and processes, including ACH, checks, securities, and wires, familiarity with payment security standards such as PCI DSS and SWIFT CSP
  • 5 + years of information security architecture design and consulting experience


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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