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Independent Testing Manager - Technology

Wells Fargo
Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
7 days ago


About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking an Independent Testing Manager in Independent Testing and Validation (Technology) as part of Corporate Risk. Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at .

The Independent Testing Manager will provide strategic support for testers by gathering requirements and delivering data needs and detailed analysis for their organization. This position will report to a Director.

In this role, you will:
  • Deliver valuable solutions that focus on efficiency and process improvement
  • Provide meaningful risk assessments of technology and information security control environments
  • Lead and support efforts to credibly challenge technology risks and effectively evaluate and/or test controls to mitigate those risks
  • Proactively engage business partners to kick-off testing and lead ongoing meetings with moderate supervision
  • Document test results and any issues identified while also providing and communicating recommendations to management, compensating controls and residual risks
  • Identify and implement automation opportunities pertaining to metrics and reporting
  • Review and interpret new and revised corporate and IT&V policies and procedures and assess impacts
  • Manage a team of IT&V testers including leading testing engagements, issue validations and performing performance management for team members
  • Develop clear and concise reporting to be shared with IT&V management and Front-Line Units
  • Provide Credible Challenge to business and senior leader Stakeholders as needed
  • Build relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders in the applicable line of business and IT&V functions
  • Ensure metrics offer insight into realized and emerging risks
  • Monitor metrics and associated data to identify and escalate potential issues and providing recommendations for resolution to ensure optimal performance
Required Qualifications, US:
  • 4+ years of experience in Independent Testing experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 2+ years of Leadership experience
Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior public accounting firm experience
  • A Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Designation
  • Experience supporting SOX/SOC, Regulatory Exams (Domestic and Int'l), Audits, or other technology control related assessments
  • Ability to summarize and recommend new strategies/solutions.
  • Strong ability to research, trend, and analyze data
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbal and written, with various levels of management, including senior leaders and executives
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and deliver results quickly
  • Critical Thinking and Analytical skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory agencies: Federal Reserve and OCC
  • Knowledge and understanding of Technology and Information Security Frameworks and standards (COBIT, COSO, FFIEC, NIST, ISO)
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services industry: compliance, risk management, or audit operations
  • Experience reviewing testing strategies and methodologies; evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, initiatives, products and internal controls; and identifying issues resulting from internal and/or external compliance examinations
  • Experience testing policy and procedures/control testing
  • Experience creating, executing, and documenting compliance testing
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
Job Expectations:

Position Locations:
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Dallas/Irving, TX
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • St. Louis, MO
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • Tempe, AZ
Preferred location(s) listed above. Other locations within the Wells Fargo footprint may be considered for current Wells Fargo employees.

Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64912506
  • Location:
    Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
  • Position Title: Independent Testing Manager - Technology
  • Company Name For Job: Wells Fargo
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time

About Wells Fargo Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading financial services company that has approximately $1.9 trillion in assets and proudly serves one in three U.S. households and more than 10% of all middle market companies and small businesses in the U.S. We provide a diversified set of banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through our four reportable operating segments: Consumer Banking and Lending, Commercial Banking, Corporate and Investment Banki...

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