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Operational Risk Officer-Technology Risk Management Oversight

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: Irving
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionImportant Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. - In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as "Personal Cell" or "Cellular" in the contact information of your application.At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk - or Independent Risk Management - provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of, the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk. Corporate Risk roles depend on a variety of skills, including: Data analysis and synthesis, root cause analysis, change management, process management & execution, risk governance, risk strategy, risk identification & assessment, risk prevention, controls & mitigation, risk monitoring, reporting & escalation, risk systems & technology.The Operational Risk Officer will be responsible for applying independent risk management practices to ensure the Technology Infrastructure groups are performing, functioning in a safe and sound manner and are in compliance with regulatory requirements and guidelines from multiple jurisdictions (e.g. OCC, FRB, CFPB and other international regulators). This role will monitor and oversee one or more functional units within the Technology Infrastructure organization. They will also oversee the technology those units develop and support as well as any operational risk generated from the assigned frontline technology function. This individual's responsibilities include monitoring and oversight of frontline technology teams accountable to manage technology and other operational risks within established risk appetites and tolerances. The individual is expected to maintain awareness and influence with senior technology executives and escalate utilizing the Wells Fargo Risk Management Framework, policies and procedures established by Corporate Risk.This position will play a key role in Technology Risk Management Oversight, including:

  • Independently assessing, reporting and as necessary escalating operational risks generated by Wells Fargo Technology as well as technology risks across the company to established governing bodies up to and including the Board of Directors.
  • Utilize SME knowledge of technology infrastructure, application development (waterfall and/or agile), system architecture, information security, data environments, data management, data quality, cloud environments, control design and assessment expertise when participating in governance, monitoring or oversight activities.
  • Provide SME knowledge and assistance with maintaining an authoritative source library for technology risks or other operational risks (e.g., Business Continuity, Third Party, Business Process or Data Risk).
  • Assist with monitoring and testing adherence to policies/procedures.
  • Perform, coordinate, and document independent cross-functional risk assessments, aggregate risk assessments, evaluate effectiveness of internal controls, and review and credibly challenge frontline control enhancements.
  • Review and credibly challenge frontline plans to address gaps and improve the effectiveness of technology risk management, paying particular attention to trends in financial services.Locations for this position are Charlotte, NC; Minneapolis, MN; Des Moines, IA; Tempe Phoenix, and Dallas, TX. -Relocation assistance is not available for this positionRequired Qualifications
    • 7+ years of experience in risk management (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, business process management) or 7+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in risk managementDesired Qualifications
      • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills
      • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Agile experience
      • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracyOther Desired Qualifications
        • Cloud computing experience
        • Demonstrated experience with information technology
        • RCSA (risk and control self-assessment) knowledge and experience
        • Experience - conducting monitoring and testing adherence to policies/procedures
        • Experience supporting consumer and small business banking lines of business
        • Demonstrated experience in a role requiring expertise in control performance (e.g. Six Sigma control design, quality assurance of control performance)
        • Problem solving, root cause analysis, issue management or similar experience in continuous improvement of processes, controls, technology solutions
        • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
        • Experience with data analysis to identify and communicate risk and influence appropriate
        • Experiencing preparing and delivering complex data in a way that is concise/understandable
        • Demonstrated strong organizational and project management experienceJob Expectations
          • Ability to travel up to 5% of the timeStreet AddressNC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NCTX-Irving: 5000 Riverside Drive - Irving, TXIA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IAMN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MNAZ-Tempe: 1150 W Washington St - Tempe, AZDisclaimer
            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.Benefits SummaryBenefits -Visit -for benefits information.

Keywords: Wells Fargo, Irving , Operational Risk Officer-Technology Risk Management Oversight, IT / Software / Systems , Irving, Texas

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