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Wells Fargo Data Infrastructure Governance Analyst in Irvine, California

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Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. We focus on three key risk areas: credit risk, operational risk and market risk. We help our management and Board of Directors identify and monitor risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and take appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

Wells Fargo Auto is focused on helping our customers meet their financial needs through financing the purchase or refinancing of an existing automobile loan. Loans are acquired through the Indirect and Direct Auto channels and are aimed at helping our customers achieve an ability to acquire transportation vehicles to get back and forth to work.

The Team

Wells Fargo Dealer Services Credit Risk team is focused on developing and implementing a Structured Lending infrastructure with a new Indirect Auto Credit Policy that is supported by advanced data, technology, underwriting workflow and automated credit and stipulation decisioning techniques. Within this group we are seeking a Credit Risk Analytical Consultant 2 to join the Credit Risk Implementation and Control group and play an active role in the design and analysis of defining the go forward Credit Risk infrastructure to support the Indirect Auto loan portfolio.

The Role

The analyst will partner closely with the data infrastructure teams and stakeholders within Consumer Lending and Corporate Credit to help execute on a credit risk infrastructure focused on meeting the analytical needs of the Credit Risk team. The current infrastructure will need to be transformed to support a proactive, data driven, and empirically based credit risk framework that is being defined with new technology, workflow, policy controls, data and decisioning approaches. This analyst is responsible for assisting with development and implementing an appropriate Data Governance process inclusive of robust controls, clear data documentation, efficient and effective procedures, and appropriate processes. They will support data aggregation and implement appropriate test/monitoring to support the data infrastructure environment. They will support programming to ensure appropriate data and manipulate databases to provide statistical and financial modeling. They will partner with cross enterprise risk analysts in development of common data strategies. They will manage the roll-out programs developed as a result of the data infrastructure changes. They will support large scale cross functional/cross business data efforts and process production, data reconciliation and documentation in alignment with policy governance. They will be responsible for performing complex activities related to business data analysis and data governance.

This analyst will have a track record of success in supporting data management initiatives. Technical skills and communication skills will be determining factors in selection. Successful candidates will be articulate, technically skilled, and possess a demonstrated data management capability with good interpersonal effectiveness.

Specific Activities:

  • Implement plan for unified data delivery, documentation, validation, and integrated data environment

  • Develop, maintain, and enhance analytical SAS repositories and manage SAS Server Space Consumption

  • Create meta data dictionary with appropriate data/process lineage, integrity controls, and description of fields

  • Manage UNIX processes (permissions/security, file structure, account change requests)

  • Monitor/test and manage data infrastructure environments

  • Implement appropriate controls/documentation/procedures/processes to ensure Data Alignment, Consistency & Integrity and support change control process

  • Support coordination with CRDM/Data Warehouse/Reporting team on all definitions/field usage

  • Scheduled updates with controlled validation processes


Will consider all locations

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of risk reporting experience, risk analytics experience, or a combination of both; or a Masters degree or higher in a quantitative field such as mathematics, economics, or engineering and 3+ years of risk reporting experience

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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.