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Technology Division Executive (TDE) Enterprise Risk & Credit Risk Technology Leader

San Francisco, CA
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Wells Fargo Enterprise Information Technology

Technology at Wells Fargo is at the heart of what enables us to satisfy our customers financial needs and help them succeed financially. The Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) team leads technology for one of the highest market cap financial services institutions in the world, helping 76.6 million customers conduct an average of 95 million transactions each day, helping more end-customers every day both in the United States and across the globe than any other division in our company.

The EIT team helps customers directly every time they do business with the company, delivering a true One Wells Fargo experience and ensuring their security, regardless of channel. EIT also helps customers by remaining trusted partners working with all lines of business to develop and deliver value-added products and services. To do this, EIT draws on the talents and motivation of thousands of technology team members across the enterprise. Altogether, EIT manages worldwide technology for more than 8,700 stores and 12,500 ATMs larger than Starbucks and The Gap combined.

Within EIT, the Enterprise Business Technology (EBT) group offers technology and services for a number of horizontal, enterprise-wide needs. This includes application development, platform and architecture services for internal enterprise functions (e.g., Risk, Finance, HR, and Marketing) and for our internal IT for IT needs. In addition, this group provides an array of end-user computing and help desk functions for all internal team members to enable our team member experience and productivity.


This role will be responsible for supporting the following Enterprise and Credit Risk functions while making sure there is leverage alignment with the broader ECIO and EIT strategies. In addition this role will be responsible for leading the implementation of Risk Target Operating State Regulatory work.

  • Enterprise risk aggregation and reporting
  • Enterprise risk analytics
  • Credit risk reporting
  • Lending Credit risk analytics
  • Model risk
  • Risk Appetite
  • CCAR/Stress testing
  • Allowance and loan loss reserves

This role will also be responsible for running a Calculation services team. Calculation services will provide technology in support of the quantitative modeling needs in the risk and finance organizations. This role will define and drive a strategy to provide technology required for consistent quantitative calculator development, deployment and appropriate integration of the calculators into the rest of the technology infrastructure.

You will partner with executives and senior leaders in both Enterprise Information Technology and in Line of Business organizations to devise strategies for Core Services to serve all business processes that cut across Enterprise Risk, Credit Risk & Finance Modeling Centers of Excellence. You will be responsible for executing against the strategy in close partnership with other CTOs in the immediate organization as well as across the ECIO organization. You will also be responsible for the day to day operations of existing data, MIS and reporting platforms that serve the above businesses.

Position Responsibilities and Expected Outcomes

  • You will have primary accountability for the relationship with the Senior risk leaders that are responsible for Enterprise Risk, Strategic risk, Credit Risk as well as Risk analytics organizations
  • This role requires a strong understanding of risk and finance processes and regulatory requirements
  • You will have responsibility for all of the mission critical applications requiring very high availability and robust BCP and failover architecture and down time would have far-reaching impacts across the enterprise and carry significant reputational risk
  • Define technology strategy/roadmap, provide strategic technology perspective to technology and business executive management and recommend innovations, aligned with short term & long-term business/customer requirements, enterprise priorities and industry trends
  • Be the broker/author for technology solutions that efficiently and effectively meet business needs leveraging enterprise technology services with a bias towards consistency, standards and common solutions. Provide re-usable, scalable and secure solutions that can be leveraged across the organisation
  • Define technology strategy/roadmap, provide strategic technology perspective to technology and business executive management and recommend innovations, aligned with short term & long-term business/customer requirements, enterprise priorities and industry trends
  • Engage, partner and enhance relationships with existing vendors.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with other functional areas in the Enterprise CIO group and across EIT (e.g. Technology Infrastructure, Chief Operating Office, and Technology Risk Management) as well as critical enterprise partners (e.g. Enterprise Information Security, Data Management & Insights, Enterprise Global Services, Corporate Risk, Corporate Finance, HR, Communications)
  • Partner closely with technology and business leaders to ensure that technology initiatives are aligned with business, enterprise and EIT priorities
  • Demonstrate business partner value by understanding the business, advocating technology solutions to advance business initiatives, incorporating internal / external customer views, and managing key financial indicators to the benefit of Well Fargos shareholders
  • Provide senior technology perspective on industry trends, competitive landscape and market/regulatory changes leveraging industry contacts, vendors, and strategic technology partner relationships
  • Manage and allocate appropriate people and financial resources to ensure that projects are completed within committed time and budget and align with strategic objectives
  • Assess current staff capabilities, identify talent gaps, and execute talent management actions aligned with human capital strategy

Required Qualifications

  • 12+ years of experience in the following: technology development, application development, and implementation
  • 7+ years of management experience, in development and implementation

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience managing large or multiple technology development efforts within a major line of business
  • Ability to effectively partner and influence at the executive level

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 5 years of experience in supporting Risk analytics and modelling organizations
  • Strong relevant experience in a Risk, Compliance and Finance space at a large bank of similar size, scale and complexity as Wells Fargo
  • Thorough understanding of risk and finance processes and regulatory requirements
  • Prior experience with Risk, Compliance and Finance regulations particularly regulations related to Wholesale and Consumer banking risk analytics and modelling such as CECL
  • Prior experience with leading large scale technology efforts in support of risk analytics and modelling
  • Prior significant experience leading complex technology initiatives in a large and dynamic segment of financial services
  • Demonstrated vendor negotiation and partnership skills along with experience working with technology offshore vendor relationships
  • 14+ years of experience leading highly technical teams and deliverables across diverse technology environments
  • 9+ years of executive leadership experience managing a complex technology organization of large scale, including senior managers, managers, individual contributors and vendor resources across multiple global locations
  • Demonstrated prior experiences in effective engagement with senior executives and external regulators
  • Ability to effectively drive and lead change in an organization with Wells Fargos size, scale and complexity
  • Demonstrated experience in building, leading, developing and retaining a high performing team of leaders, strong technical experts and high performing professionals in a cultural environment that achieves results through team member engagement and satisfaction
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a large portfolio of technology efforts across several major lines of business and effectively partner/influence at the senior executive level
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the financial, operational, technical and regulatory drivers impacting a complex and dynamic global technology environment
  • Ability to develop technology strategy, operating model & roadmaps with clear objectives and aligned with business, enterprise and technology strategies
  • Broad experience across multiple areas of technology including one or more of architecture, infrastructure and application development with strong understanding of leading edge as well as legacy and distributed technologies to effectively manage the complex and diverse applications portfolio
  • Proven experience as a highly effective leader with credibility from demonstrating strong business and technology acumen
  • Highly effective decision-making/critical thinking/problem solving skills with a collaborative and results oriented leadership style
  • Demonstrated ability to consult with key business partners and translate complex, technical concepts so that they are clearly understood along with the ability to effectively partner and influence at the senior executive level
  • Demonstrated experience motivating and influencing groups or individuals across organizational boundaries to gain trust and confidence to make timely decisions
  • Proven experience in establishing a vision, developing the strategy to support the vision, gaining consensus across key functional leadership through effective communication, and driving action towards the vision through the effective management of goals and objectives
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) with ability to communicate at multiple levels ranging from technologists to senior managers and executive leadership
  • Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion


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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