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R182002 Posted 02/21/2024

Information Assurance Third Party Management (IA TPM) Assessor

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


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

Information Assurance Third Party Management (IA TPM) Assessor

The Information Assurance Third Party Management (IA TPM) program defines the framework and conducts the assessments that enable the business to protect sensitive Capital One information and confirms the third party’s ability to provide continual services. The associate in this role will partner with the line of business Third Party Manager and IA TPM team to evaluate the effectiveness of the third party’s environment and deliver a quality assessment report. This enables effective risk management in alignment with business tolerance and industry requirements.  

You will:

  • Execute assessment kick-off, planning and scoping activities for IA TPM risk assessments

  • Execute the on-site, desktop, or virtual IA TPM risk assessments

  • Perform Gap Analysis of Third Parties control environment against Capital One control expectations

  • Write reports including executive summaries and work papers detailing the assessment work completed, evidence reviewed, and identified gaps

  • Maintain relationships with Third Party management to manage expectations of assessments, including timing and assessment deliverables

  • Communicate final reports to stakeholders including Third Party Managers and Accountable Executives

  • Travel 30-50%, which may include offshore locations, to perform multi day assessments

  • Ensure compliance to program process and procedures

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the program controls, intent, and test procedures

  • Provide coaching and guidance to the assessment team members

  • Review assessment status updates and prepare management presentations

  • Support initiatives to drive quality assessment reporting by reviewing the assessment results (work papers and executive summaries) provided by IA TPM assessors of Capital One’s third parties. This includes:

    • Reviewing work paper validations and findings to ensure clarity, traceability and logical alignment with conclusion, and consistency across reports

    • Confirming appropriateness of risk ratings based on engagement risk, the validation results, and gap statements

    • Providing direct feedback to the assessor population

The associate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate strong ability to analyze information and data

  • Demonstrates strong subject matter expertise and sound judgment to align appropriate risk level

  • Conduct an assessment in a collaborative manner to effectively assess controls while maintaining business relationships

  • Quickly analyze information security controls, ensure clearly written assessments, and provide constructive action items to assessors

  • Develop and communicate quality recommendations to assessors

  • Work with diverse contacts throughout the world to achieve results

  • Communicate technical issues to non-technical people

  • Demonstrate collaborative partnership skills for working with various points of contacts

  • Adapt control intent to a wide variety of third party environments

  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving and conceptual thinking abilities

  • Demonstrate capacity to think broadly but go deep into subject matter when needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 4 years of experience in Information Security managing third party vendors

  • At least 4 years of experience conducting Risk Assessments

  • At least 2 years of experience communicating and presenting to senior level management

  • At least 1 year of experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, or GCP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in PCI DSS, NIST, ISO, Physical Security, or IT Operations Management 

  • 1+ years of experience at a Financial Institution

  • CISSP, CISA, 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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