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R174778 Posted 11/20/2023

Cyber Assurance Risk Services Analyst

McLean, Virginia | Plano, Texas | Richmond, Virginia
  • Category Technology
  • Experience Principal Associate
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia


Center 3 (19075), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Cyber Assurance Risk Services Analyst

The Cyber Assurance Risk Services (CARS) program defines the framework for Third Party Oversight and Risk Management protecting Capital One’s information. The goal of CARS is to confirm the third party’s ability to effectively safeguard our data and provide continual services. This role will support the governance framework with a strong focus on process management and program maturity. CARS is a high-performing, continuous-growth organization where feedback is sought, expected and regularly delivered. 

We are seeking a forward-leaning, self-starter who will help us innovate and improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the CARS program. The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated, self-starting professional with a solid foundational understanding and experience in process, relationship, and program management. The candidate will have well-developed communication and intrapersonal skills. The candidate must be a strong team player demonstrated by an ability to work efficiently with other team members cross functionally. The candidate will also be detail-oriented, results-focused, and have a proven track record of driving tasks to completion. 


  • Drive program innovation by guiding cross-department initiatives through to completion

  • Manage team communications 

  • Draft plans, educational materials, and communications designed to provide stakeholders with timely and accurate information regarding CARS initiatives

  • Collaborate with stakeholders throughout the organization to manage a wide range of Third Party security requirements related to evolving technologies and threat vectors

  • Develop lasting partnerships with various enterprise teams while balancing risk, business objectives, and business impact

  • Establish a positive relationship and collaborate with internal partners and stakeholders to help formulate strategy and influence desired outcomes

  • Proactively identify impediments and appropriately drive resolution using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)

  • Effectively prioritize work and manage capacity

  • Proactively provide visibility into delivery targets and progress while integrating Agile principles into team practices and work products

  • Actively contribute to team continuous growth culture by seeking, delivering and incorporating feedback on all aspects of work 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 4 years of experience with Process Management and Change Management

  • At least 3 years of experience with third party risk management

  • At least 1 year of experience with Risk Management

  • At least 1 year of experience in Relationship Management

  • At least 1 year of experience with Agile Methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 4+ years of experience with third party risk management

  • 3+ years of experience with governing risk frameworks (PCI DSS, NIST, or ISO)

  • 3+ years of experience with Business Process Management (BPM), Six Sigma, or Lean process improvement techniques

  • 1+ years of experience analyzing data

  • CISSP, CTPRP, or CRISC certification

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

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.

No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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