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Offensive Security Research - Lead Cyber Security Consultant at Wells Fargo

Offensive Security Research - Lead Cyber Security Consultant

Wells Fargo Charlotte, NC Full-Time
About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Cyber Security Research Consultant to join our Offensive Security Research Team (Red Team) in our Attack Research and Support area. The role will identify unique ways to solve problems for the bank by creating custom tooling and advancing in-house capabilities. Looking for someone who can bring new ideas and perspectives to identifying and reacting to new threats to the banks data. The position will expand the data collection and classification models that utilize heuristics and ML technologies. The person must have experience and knowledge in the area of scaling out large custom applications. The position involves collaborating with other members of the Cyber Security Defense and Monitoring Team to collaborate on enhancing the detection capabilities to protect the bank. This position reports to the Offensive Security Research Team and works closely with our defense partners in a purple team capacity.

In this role, you will:
  • Lead initiatives including the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of the most complex computer network security and protection technologies for company information and network systems and applications
  • Identify vulnerabilities and associate those to a severity rating by deriving impact and ease of exploit
  • Conduct security risk assessments to ensure compliance with corporate information security policies and adherence to best practices
  • Communicate to the line of business on the inherent risks, providing meaningful mitigation strategies
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals
Required Qualifications, US:
  • 4+ years of information security experience in converged testing (red teaming) demonstrated through work or military experience
  • 2+ year of experience in network, social, and physical domains demonstrated through work or military experience
  • 4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: creating proof of concepts, creating exploits, or reverse engineering demonstrated through work or military experience
  • 4+ years of experience with Linux operating system engineering or automation
  • 3+ years of advanced scripting experience using Unix Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, Java, or PL-SQL
Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced Information Security technical skills
  • Proficient in working with systems, networks, and application vulnerability testing
  • Ability to manage complex security scenarios and develop innovative solutions to address the most recent cyber threats
  • Knowledge or experience of containerization related management stacks with Docker Swarm or Kubernetes
  • 2 + years of experience with Elasticsearch development, integration or support
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • 2+ years of experience with scripting languages such as Bash, PowerShell, Python, Shell, VBScript, or JavaScript
  • 1 + years of machine learning experience
Job Expectations:
  • Own and operate custom tooling platforms
  • Scale out existing tooling and infrastructure
  • Research innovative ways to identify control gaps at scale
  • Develop algorithms to create new data categorization models using heuristics and Machine Learning
  • Collaborate with other teams to identify problems and gaps that require new and unique solutions
  • Identify automation opportunities
  • Share the knowledge you learn with other team members and partners
  • Be an evangelist for the Offensive Security Research Team

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.

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