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Info Security Engineer 5

at Wells Fargo

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 13049318
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wells Fargo Technology sets IT strategy; enhances the design, development, and operations of our systems; optimizes the Wells Fargo infrastructure footprint; provides information security; and enables continuous banking access through in-store, online, ATM, and other channels to Wells Fargo’s more than 70 million global customers.

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. Our vision is to provide Wells Fargo world leading cyber security risk management. Through a framework that addresses policy, process, operations, people, and technology,  protecting Wells Fargo’s infrastructure, corporate data, and customer assets, and ensures alignment with applicable regulations and laws.

This position is part of the Appliance/HSM Management & Engineering Team within Information Protection Technologies (IPT), providing end to end management of all appliances/HSMs for multiple data protection/encryption solutions within the Wells Fargo Enterprise Information Security organization. This position provides Tier 3 support and engineering oversight for multiple data protection technologies deployed across Wells Fargo networks, applications, public key infrastructure and authentication services, with a primary focus on HSM infrastructure such as FutureX, Gemalto Safenet, nCipher, & Atalla.  The person selected for this position will work with partner Engineering Teams on identification and remediation of security vulnerabilities, and may also conduct risk assessments of Infrastructure to ensure compliance with corporate security policies and adherence to best practices and file exceptions and Corrective Actions with action plans as needed. Performs access, configuration change and health monitoring of appliances/HSMs, which may include reviewing logs, writing scripts for automation of tasks and taking other technical actions required to keep Infrastructure healthy and highly available.

This position will also participate in the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of complex data protection technologies alongside other teams within our organization.

The position includes periodic 24/7 on-call support rotation and some evening work will be required. 

This position will provide assistance, constructive guidance & collaborative support to other team members/partners and act as an effective backup for others on the Team as needed.

This position will provide administrative and leadership support to Management, such as: forecasts, project sizings, lead the coordination of day to day work assignments within the Team, performing/drive recruiting and interviews and completing onboarding tasks for new hires. This position will also collaborate on leadership activities with other Leads and Managers in the Team and provide feedback and direction to ensure the engineering team is adhering to IPT I&E Team SOP (Standard Operating Procedure). Given the nature of the encryption technologies, the team environment is very fast paced and requires the ability to drive to solutions as an individual and to work effectively with the team as well.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of information security applications and systems experience
  • 2+ years of leadership experience in a production environment
  • 2+ years of advanced scripting experience using Unix Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, Java, or PL-SQL
  • 1+ year of experience engineering, designing and deploying architecture of data at rest encryption, tokenization solutions, or a combination of both
  • 1+ years of experience in IT infrastructure product and service control management; policies and standards, business readiness, exceptions management or alignment to the enterprise compliance and risk management accountabilities
  • 4+ years of Red Hat Linux experience, UNIX server systems administrative engineering and support experience, or combination of both
  • 2+ years of experience with Windows server operating systems including building, supporting and advanced troubleshooting
  • 3+ years of technical documentation or publication experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Information Security technical skills and understanding of information security practices and policies
  • Ability to manage complex issues and develop solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience supporting Encryption or Security Appliance Devices and HSMs
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Knowledge and understanding of cryptography and key management
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology server: file encryption technology, encryption key management and information security policies
  • Knowledge and understanding of Splunk
  • Knowledge and understanding of leveraging and administering digital certificates, and keys for authentication and encryption
  • Information security experience

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Engineering knowledge & experience with encryption HSM products such as FutureX, Gemalto Safenet, nCipher, & Atalla.
  • Experience with HSM encryption infrastructure.

Job Expectations

  • Flexibility to work in a 24/7 environment, including weekends and holidays


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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