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Cryptographic Security Architect - Systems Architect 6

Job Description

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Enterprise Information Security’s (EIS) vision is to provide Wells Fargo world leading cyber security risk management. Through a framework that addresses policy, process, operations, people, and technology, EIS protects Wells Fargo’s infrastructure, corporate data, and customer assets, and ensures alignment with applicable regulations and laws. Enterprise Information Security Architecture (EISA) is part of Wells Fargo's Corporate Risk organization and is led by the Chief Information Security Officer.

This is a senior technical role to guide cryptography and key management policy, practices and procedures in an Enterprise environment and the industry at large. The position helps ensure that cryptographic controls achieve the enterprise objectives in a secure, effective, efficient fashion that aligns with policy and complies with applicable regulations and standards. This role works primarily with other architects, engineers, and managers in the Risk program across various EIS and EIT teams, along with other groups and Line of Businesses across the enterprise.

Key Functions:

This Systems Architect 6 (SA6) will join Enterprise Information Security Architecture (EISA) focusing on cryptography and key management security issues. The successful candidate will partner with application owners, service providers, and manufacturers to enhance existing systems and assist with tactical and strategic decisions for existing and future systems.

  • Provide technical direction, architectures, and risk consultation to the Risk program from a cryptography perspective.
  • Provide consulting and architecture support to Enterprise and Line of Business projects for the Risk program.
  • Provide technical research, strategic direction, and industry support relative to the Risk Program.
  • Provide education and awareness relative to the current and future state of cryptography.
  • Participate in industry standards and other membership organizations as required.

Other related:

  • Flexible US locations, with ability to telecommute, with Charlotte, Des Moines, Minneapolis, Phoenix, or San Francisco being the preferred locations
  • Flexible hours but generally available Monday through Friday during working hours compensating for U.S. time zones and allowances for project team meetings
  • Limited travel, with ability to travel within the continental United States
Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of information technology systems design and planning experience; in systems, applications, or architecture
  • 10+ years of information security experience
  • 4+ years of experience with encryption technologies
  • 4+ years of public key infrastructure experience
  • 3+ years of Information Security Frameworks and standards (FFIEC, NIST, ISO) experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive technical skills and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of an entire line of business or infrastructure sub-domain
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in science or technology
  • Knowledge and understanding of cryptography and key management
  • Ability to synthesize complex analytical findings into executive level communications
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology architecture: leading and designing conceptual, logical and physical architecture
  • Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, and architecture teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of business requirement analysis and design including: documentation of data and system architectures
  • Ability to deliver software training using a variety of delivery methods including: face-to-face classroom, web-conferencing, and virtual hands-on classroom

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 8+ years’ experience in cryptography and key management.
  • 5+ years' experience with one or more cryptographic products, protocol or services.
  • 5+ years' experience with one implementing or managing cryptographic products or services
  • Demonstrated experience reading and creating cryptographic policy, practices, and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience assessing security, cryptography and key management functionality

    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.