15 hours
2017-11-162017-12-16

Director, Assistant General Counsel

McLean, VA
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  • Job Code
    capitalone2-R36946
Company Capital One

Job Title: Director, Assistant General Counsel

JobID: capitalone2-R36946

Location: McLean, VA, 22106, USA

Description: McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia



At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.



Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.



Director, Assistant General Counsel



You see Legal as a differentiator who partners with the business to facilitate intelligent innovation, not just a step in a process. You work with the business to understand their goals and objectives and help them meet those goals and objectives through identifying and managing risk well. At Capital One, as business counsel to Cyber you advise and consult on initiatives, programs, and projects that will raise the game in Cyber. You are pragmatic and practical in your understanding of technology and legal risk, but also willing to know when to pull in experts and escalate. You are collaborative, inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, and exhibit grounded judgment in novel situations. You innovate with other stakeholders within Capital One to mitigate legal risk in an evolving space.



**Responsibilities include:**



• Advise Cyber in all aspects of the organization:



Cyber Assurance



Cyber Solutions



Cyber Shared Services



Cyber Operations



Cyber Intelligence



Cyber Resilience



• Contribute to the development of Capital One’s Cyber Risk Management Framework



• Counseling and educating clients on Cyber and its impact to Capital One



• Support Cyber incident and event response



• Become proficient in the Enterprise Technology and Cyber strategy



• Support and collaborate across Cyber and Shared Tech



**The successful candidate will possess:**



+ Knowledgeable about federal and state privacy laws

+ Knowledgeable about employment law

+ Some experience effectively working agile based teams

+ Understanding of a wide variety of technology areas

+ Ability to identify risk and offer solutions to novel legal issues

+ Effective oral and written communication skills in communicating legal and reputational risk issues to developers, engineers, analysts, and business and legal leaders

+ Ability to work with various teams across the Enterprise to advise on Cyber and Technology issues, including technical analysis of software products, education and training of technical teams, and analyze vendor agreements

+ Ability to assist in-house and outside counsel in mitigation of cyber threats

+ Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams

+ Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, and follow through and meet deadlines

+ Strong analytical and computer skills

+ Creativity and not afraid to try something new to raise the bar and improve experiences with teammates, and stakeholders

+ Ability to create friendly and collaborative working relationships, particularly with their teammates, the rest of the legal department, internal clients, and outside counsel. A good sense of humor is a plus!



**Basic Qualifications:**



+ At least 5 years of legal experience

+ Juris Doctor and membership in good standing in at least one state bar



**Preferred Qualifications:**



+ At least 1 year of legal experience supporting a technology or information security team

+ Ability to travel 10%

+ Familiar with the cyber threat landscape



**At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.**



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  • Law/Legal
  • Management

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               


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