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Senior Information Security Engineer

Wells Fargo is seeking a motivated senior information security engineer to join an exciting, fast paced team working on cutting edge next generation firewall and security management technologies. This role will be a senior contributor to firewall engineering teams that design, deploy, maintain, and automate network security infrastructure.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in design, deployment, and operational maintenance of next generation firewall management technologies. Additionally, the candidate should have demonstrated experience in automating processes including product builds, patching, and operational maintenance.

Job Description

The Senior Information Security Engineer will:

  • Lead or participate in computer security and operational incident response activities
  • Conduct technical investigation of security related incidents and post incident digital forensics to identify causes and recommend future mitigation strategies
  • Design, document, test, maintain, and provide issue resolution recommendations for moderately complex security solutions related to firewalls and firewall management systems
  • Design, document, test, maintain, and implement solutions for automating security tools and firewall management systems
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and issues, perform risk assessments, and evaluate remediation alternatives
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals

Required Qualifications

  • 4+ years of information security engineering experience
  • 3+ years’ experience managing Next-Generation Firewall technologies (Palo Alto, Fortinet, etc.)
  • 2+ years’ experience in designing, deploying, managing, and troubleshooting complex NGFW solutions in large environments
  • 2+ years’ experience in using automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, XSOAR, Skybox, etc)
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages (Python).
  • Fundamental knowledge of networks and networking
  • Advanced knowledge of information security and security principles
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends when needed

Preferred Skills

  • Automation Platforms: Experience with automation platforms (such as Ansible, Puppet, etc)
  • Automation & Scripting: Proficient in scripting languages, particularly Python, for automating security tasks related to firewall management, log analysis, and incident response. Experience with additional scripting languages (e.g., Bash, PowerShell) is a plus
  • Cloud Security: Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and their native security controls. Familiarity with cloud security best practices and tools
  • Industry recognized security certifications
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to articulate technical issues to non-technical stakeholders

Job Expectations:

  • This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship
  • Ability to work on-site at approved location
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

Hiring Locations

  • 1525 W W T Harris Blvd., Charlotte, NC
  • 2600 S Price Rd., Chandler, AZ
  • 1301 Solana Blvd, Westlake, TX

Posting End Date: 

28 Jul 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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