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Independent Testing Manager

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-352295

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Independent Testing Manager. Independent Testing and Validation Team is seeking an Independent Testing Manager to support the CSBB & ER Independent Testing and Validation team. Specifically, this individual will lead the CSBB-ER Data Testing Team which provides key support to the data-driven testing approach and execution within IT&V. 

In this role, you will:

  • Manage a team of data testing resources responsible for supporting the CSBB and ER Testing & Validation Team while ensuring high quality outcomes are achieved and effectively communicated to management.
  • Manage process to provide review and credible challenge to work products completed by analytic resources on the team.
  • Partner with analytic and business resources to navigate large, complex technology environments.
  • Building relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders in the applicable line of business and IT&V functions.
  • Ensuring the timely completion of testing and validation activities, including the triage of potential concerns/findings/issues.
  • Establish benchmarks for timely tracking and completion.
  • Manage allocation of people.
  • Develop and guide a culture of talent development to meet business objectives and strategy.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in Independent Testing experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.
  • 2+ years of Leadership experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum experience of 15 years with at least 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in managing Risk analytics projects and data driven testing initiatives..
  • Proficient at considering a broad range of issues in making decisions and holds oneself accountable for delivering on commitments and renegotiating when needed. 
  • Technology experience with any of the following:  SQL, SAS, Toad, PowerShell, VBA, DAX, etc.
  • Experience gathering, analyzing, and interpreting large datasets.
  • Proficiently builds constructive and effective relationships, leads and challenges others to improve the organization. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflict and provide quick and well-thought through decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish strong working relationship with key partners and senior management.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbal and written, with various levels of management, including senior leaders and executives.
  • Strong ability to retrieve data from various information systems.

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability.
  • Ability to summarize and recommend new strategies/solutions. 
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Strong ability to research, trend, and analyze data. 
  • Experience in Audit, Compliance, Risk and Testing.
  • Critical Thinking and Analytical skills.

Posting End Date: 

*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.

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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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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