Director - Independent Control Review, Technology Risk Management at Capital One - US
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R157831 Posted 10/06/2022

Director - Independent Control Review, Technology Risk Management

McLean, Virginia | Richmond, Virginia
  • Category Risk Management
  • Experience Director
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia

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Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director - Independent Control Review, Technology Risk Management

Technology Risk Management (TRM), a second line of defense organization within Capital One’s Risk Management organization, is a fast growing team focused on providing oversight, expert advice and credible challenge of information security and technology risk activities throughout the enterprise. This organization plays a critical role in helping to ensure the company’s risk-taking entities are aware of the risks inherent in their activities and decisions, the impact of their actions at an enterprise level, and opportunities to reduce, mitigate, or avoid the risks altogether. Associates in TRM are highly-skilled information security, cyber, technology, and 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 area(s) of expertise.  

This position – Director, Governance, Risk Identification, and Testing (GRIT) – will lead a high performing team whose goal is to determine the efficacy of the technology and cybersecurity control environment by advising on control development, evaluating testing performed by control owners, and performing independent testing of controls. This function is deeply strategic for the Technology Risk Management organization.  The successful candidate will lead, develop, and support an exceptional team of associates, partner closely with leaders and stakeholders across the enterprise, and recommend enhancements to strengthen the control environment. In addition to overseeing the execution of team processes, this position will provide regular updates to executives, regulatory agencies, and the Board of Directors. The demands and high-visibility nature of this position require an expert with a proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, come up to speed quickly and operate in an agile manner.    

Essential Functions:

  • Lead, develop, and support a team of high performers responsible for assessing the appropriateness of the technology and cybersecurity control environment, efficacy of testing performed by control owners, and execution of independent controls testing

  • Identify opportunities in the existing control inventory, propose strategic improvements, and influence business partners to implement changes

  • Manage commitments of the team and adherence to relevant policies, standards, and procedures, influencing changes to policies, standards, and procedures, as necessary

  • Provide thoughtful and effective challenge, expertise and advice on enhancing the design, effectiveness, and maturity of the company’s technology controls, capabilities, and improvement roadmaps

  • Ensure the team performs top notch control reviews (tests) and integrates their work into other oversight activities

  • Influence improvements and enhancements to second line of defense control challenge requirements

  • Stay current on emerging cyber threats, technologies, controls, and potential implications for the company

  • Collaborate effectively and build trusted relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and leaders across multiple organizations to achieve objectives

  • Communicate in a compelling manner to any audience, including internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop and present fluent assessments for senior management and other stakeholders, including regulatory agencies and the Board of Directors

  • Coordinate program-related activities and deliverables to ensure effective collaboration within the team and across stakeholder groups

Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or military experience

  • At least 5 years of experience managing, consulting, auditing, or working in the fields of information security, technology, or risk management

  • At least 5 years of experience developing, testing, or assessing cybersecurity and technology controls based on established industry risk frameworks, including: the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, COBIT v5, COSO, or FedRAMP

  • At least 3 years of experience leading testing teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing multiple high-visibility and high-impact projects while maintaining superior results

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, clearly, interact effectively, and influence at all levels of the organization, including senior management, executives, and regulatory agencies

  • Execution-oriented and a self-motivator

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and individually

  • Ability to foster collaborative, open, working relationships with stakeholders across all lines of defense

  • Professional security management certifications, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification

  • Passion and expertise in cybersecurity, with an ability to be confident, respectful, and articulate when registering dissenting or unpopular opinions

  • Experience in a second line or oversight role at a financial institution or regulatory agency

  • Knowledge of supervisory expectations expressed in the FFIEC IT Handbook, Federal Reserve Supervisory Letters, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Bulletins, and/or Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Financial Institution Letters

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

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, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, 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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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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