Senior Audit Manager, Executive Director (Cybersecurity)

at Wells Fargo in WILMINGTON, Delaware, United States

Job Description

About this role:

Our Enterprise Technology Audit Group (ETAG) is seeking a Senior Audit Manager – Executive Director who will provide leadership in the audit coverage of Wells Fargo’s core Cybersecurity controls (e.g., Identity and Access Management, Cybersecurity Governance, Information Protection, Cloud Security, Security Information and Event Management, etc.). We’re building a Cybersecurity Audit function for the future and looking for high-energy talent to join us on our journey! You’ll be part of a team that provides audit coverage of the controls and tools that provide the front-line protection for the Bank’s critical systems and data. Given the dynamic nature of the external threat landscape, you’ll be exposed to cutting edge technology and threat management techniques. We’re looking for team members that have a passion for Cybersecurity and a continual thirst for knowledge in this fascinating and critical space.

In this role, you will:

+ Manage a team of audit staff responsible for a defined segment of the Audit Plan

+ Be responsible for resource management and assisting broader team in overall audit plan completion

+ Assess associated risks and controls and complete engagements within their segment of the audit plan

+ Plan and organize work in an annual cycle, not just project cycle

+ Ensure audit engagements are risk-based, and executed according to Internal Audit policies and guidance

+ Build and maintain a proficient team of auditors

+ Provide timely feedback, coaching and monitoring of development plans

+ Develop and maintain excellent business relationships with leadership and other stakeholders, such as regulatory agencies

+ Manage allocation of people and financial resources for Audit

+ Develop and guide a culture of talent development to meet business objectives and strategy

Required Qualifications, US:

+ 6+ years of Audit, Risk experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

+ 3+ years of management experience

Desired Qualifications:

+ 7+ years of increasing responsibilities within IT audit, including experience leading and supervising audits (external and/or internal).

+ Experience working in the first or second line of defense would be beneficial.

+ Knowledge of IT, information security and Cloud management and control frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity Framework and 800-53, CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, FFIEC IT Examination Handbooks, COBIT, FedRAMP, ISO 2700x, ITIL).

+ CCSP, CCAK and Ethical Hacker certifications would be highly regarded, as well as Cybersecurity Certificates from ISACA or ISC2, and Cloud related certifications.

+ CISA or CISSP Certifications, or equivalent.

+ Solid knowledge and understanding of audit or risk methodologies and supporting tools

+ Strong understanding of financial regulatory environment

+ Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

+ Experience leading and providing feedback to staff on audit projects or engagements.

+ Familiarity with server, network, database, and application security hardening

+ Hand-on technical experience in technologies such as Active Directory, Cybersecurity technologies, Operating systems and databases is beneficial.

+ Strong experience with IT and Cybersecurity Governance

+ Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science/Information Technology

+ Experience at a large financial institution or Big 4 accounting firm

Job Expectations:

+ Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

+ Position is not eligible for VISA Sponsorship

Pay Range

$144,400.00 – $300,000.00


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit Benefits – Wells Fargo Careers for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

+ 401(k) Plan

+ Paid Time Off

+ Parental Leave

+ Critical Caregiving Leave

+ Discounts and Savings

+ Health Benefits

+ Commuter Benefits

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Scholarships for dependent children

+ Adoption Reimbursement

Posting End Date:

29 Jun 2024

  • 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.

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Req Number: R-371753-9

Updated: Sun Jun 30 00:59:43 UTC 2024

Location: WILMINGTON,Delaware

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Posted On: Jun 05, 2024

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