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Lead Network Security Authentication Engineer

  • Technology & Data
  • Full time
  • R-337401

​Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Network Security Authentication Engineer (Lead Information Security Engineer) in Technology as part of the Chief Technology Office.  Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at

The team is looking for a highly motivated, seasoned tech individual to join our Network Security Authentication team. As a key member to the team, you will be responsible to provide secure authentication solutions for accessing the network and network infrastructure devices. Including the opportunity to provide hands on research and design of authentication solutions and overseeing the testing and production implementation of those solutions.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead computer security incident response activities for highly complex events

  • Conduct technical investigation of security related incidents and post incident digital forensics to identify causes and recommend future mitigation strategies

  • Provide security consulting on large projects for internal clients to ensure conformity with corporate information, security policy, and standards

  • Design, document, test, maintain, and provide issue resolution recommendations for highly complex security solutions related to networking, cryptography, cloud, authentication and directory services, email, internet, applications, and endpoint security

  • Review and correlate security logs

  • Utilize subject matter knowledge in industry leading security solutions and best practices to implement one or more components of information security such as availability, integrity, confidentiality, risk management, threat identification, modeling, monitoring, incident response, access management, and business continuity

  • Identify security vulnerabilities and issues, perform risk assessments, and evaluate remediation alternatives

  • Collaborate and influence all levels of professionals including managers

  • Lead a team to achieve objectives

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Information Security Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience managing infrastructure as code using scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell

  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible

  • Experience with authentication protocols such as, EAP-TLS, MAC Authentication Bypass, SAML, OAuth, TACACS+, and RADIUS

  • ​1+ years of experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine

  • Experience writing technical procedures, references, and other documentation

  • Experience with Agile methodology of project delivery

  • Knowledge and understanding of authentication principles such as MFA, RBAC, and least privilege

  • Knowledge and understanding of core networking fundamentals such as DHCP and layer 3/4 operations

  • Knowledge and understanding of layer 2 technologies including authentication mechanisms such as 802.1X

Job expectations:

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed or scheduled

  • Ability to work on call as assigned

Posting Locations:

  • 1525 W W T Harris Blvd. - Charlotte, North Carolina 28262

Posting End Date: 

5 Mar 2024

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

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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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