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Director, Technology Risk – Cyber Risk Management

Capital One


Location:
McLean, VA
Date:
09/20/2017
2017-09-202017-10-19
Job Code:
capitalone2-R31522
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Company Capital One

Job Title: Director, Technology Risk – Cyber Risk Management

JobID: capitalone2-R31522

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, Technology Risk – Cyber Risk Management



**Title: Director, Technology Risk – Cyber Risk Management**



**Level:** Director



Cyber Risk Management, a component of Enterprise and Operational Risk Management (EORM) within Capital One, is a newly formed organization that is focused on providing expert advice, credible challenge, and effective oversight of information security and technology activities to identify, assess, control, and manage cyber risk throughout the company. This new organization will play a critical role in helping to ensure that the company’s risk taking entities are aware of the risks inherent in their activities and decisions, the impact of their actions on the company at an enterprise level, and opportunities to reduce, mitigate, or avoid risks altogether. Associates within the Cyber Risk Management organization are highly-skilled information security, cyber, information technology (IT), or risk management professionals who have a wealth of experience and a demonstrated ability to provide value-added recommendations and deliver high-impact results in their areas of expertise.



This position – Director, Technology Risk – will develop and lead the organization’s IT controls validation program, monitor and evaluate the health of Capital One’s IT infrastructure, operations (including related components), and business system performance, and provide expertise and advice regarding risks associated with the adoption of new or emerging technologies (e.g., machine learning, artificial intelligence, etc.). As part of the second line of defense, you will collaborate closely with associates in Cyber, Technology, the Lines of Business, and other Risk Management offices to, among other things: monitor and analyze key performance indicators and key risk indicators to identify changes or trends in the control environment and determine the effectiveness and adequacy of the controls; review and challenge the firm’s control monitoring and testing methodologies; validate the results of controls monitoring and testing to identify gaps and propose recommendations; define IT-related threats and vulnerabilities to the firm’s associates, processes, and customers; review incident data to identify trends, emerging risk, and opportunities to strengthen current safeguards; and advise and consult with risk owners regarding threats associated with emerging technologies and options to reduce or mitigate the risks commensurate with business objectives and risk tolerances. The demands and high-visibility nature of this position require a leader who has significant substantive expertise and can begin contributing immediately.



**Essential Functions (Responsibilities)** :



+ Develop and implement the organization’s IT controls validation program, to include reviewing the results of controls monitoring and testing to determine the effectiveness of the control environment, and reporting on changes or trends related to controls to help inform decision-makers regarding proposed changes to existing controls.



+ Develop processes and procedures to continuously monitor and evaluate the health of the firm’s IT infrastructure, operations, and business systems



+ Review IT incident data and report on emerging trends or risks



+ Provide expertise and advice regarding the effectiveness of device configurations, IT architecture, or IT engineering solutions



+ Consult with risk owners on the design and implementation or adjustment of mitigating controls associated with emerging technologies



+ Draft and publish independent reports for risk owners, senior management, and other stakeholders regarding risks associated with new or emerging technologies



**Basic Qualifications:**



+ A bachelor’s degree or military experience



+ At least 7 years of experience managing, consulting, auditing, or working in the fields of information security, cyber, technology, or risk management.



+ At least 5 years of experience with IT controls monitoring, testing, or validation



+ At least 3 years of experience with IT operations



+ At least 2 years of technical experience working in the fields of new or emerging technologies such as; cryptocurrency, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or Internet of Things



**Preferred Qualifications:**



+ Deep expertise with analyzing risk and reporting to operators and executives on the implications and opportunities associated with the risk(s)



+ Superior verbal and written communication skills



+ Communicate clearly and to interact effectively at all levels of the organizations, and to influence senior management and executives



+ Capacity to stay current on emerging technologies (to include cryptocurrency, machine learning, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and others)



+ Passionate and deeply knowledgeable about technology risk



+ Confidently and articulately register dissenting or unpopular opinions with colleagues and senior management



+ Ability to manage multiple high-visibility and high-impact projects while maintaining superior results



+ Execution oriented and a self-motivator



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



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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