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Director- Cyber Security

Location McLean, Virginia
Job ID R114509 Updated date 06/11/2021
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director- Cyber Security

As a candidate for this role, you’re able to seamlessly switch from diving deep into technology with engineers to driving high level, strategic discussions around cloud roadmaps and security patterns.  You are a naturally curious technologist and stay on top of emerging trends, including hands-on prototyping of nascent technologies. You are not afraid to question any existing processes and solutions, yet you display a keen sense of business value proposition and focus on the right priorities.  You feel at home in the cloud and are an expert in designing cloud-native security solutions.   You are equally comfortable with SIEM and SOAR technologies and can help blend use of vendor products with internally built capabilities.

You thrive in working in a fast paced, technologically forward leaning environment and are not afraid to push the boundaries of security capabilities. 

You take a critical lens to buy vs. build decisions and are not afraid of implementing custom built or open source solutions alongside traditional vendor products.  You also love to lead, manage, mentor, and recruit an extremely talented software engineering team to deliver a game changing customer experience across various customer touch points. 

Responsibilities:

  • Technical and Delivery Lead our Enterprise Endpoint program.  Oversees the vision, roadmap, trade-offs and delivery across the enterprise with a relentless focus on balancing security with simplification.

  • Cyber security counsel to senior leadership

  • Operate as a trusted advisor on cyber security as well as for a specific technology, platform or capability domain, helping to shape use cases and implementation in an unified and consistent manner

  •  Bring in a larger context to 100+ software teams and architects across multiple domains/departments and guide their architecture evolution in response to business changes

  •  Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern technologies, sharing consumer and engineering benefits to gain buy-in

  • Strike the right balance between lending expertise and providing an inclusive environment where others’ ideas can be heard and championed; leverage expertise to grow skills in the broader Capital One team

  • Promote a culture of engineering excellence, using opportunities to reuse and innersource solutions where possible

  • Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise, at all levels of the organization

  • Operate as a trusted advisor for a specific technology, platform or capability domain, helping to shape use cases and implementation in an unified manner

  • Lead the way in creating next-generation talent for Tech, mentoring internal talent and actively recruiting external talent to bolster Capital One’s Tech talent

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years experience in cyber security.

  • At least 3 years of experience in securing a public cloud environments and services (AWS, GCP, Azure)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Endpoint security (malware, antivirus, behavioral analysis, forensics)

  • 5+ years experience in software engineering

  • 3+ years experience utilizing Agile methodologies 

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) or AWS Certification

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

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