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Manager, Cyber Compliance and Governance – Cyber Risk Management

Job ID R96827 Updated date 05/21/2020 Location McLean, Virginia; Richmond, Virginia
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.

Manager, Cyber Compliance and Governance – Cyber Risk Management

Cyber Risk Management is a growing organization 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 organization plays 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, technology, 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 – Manager, Cyber Compliance and Governance – will play a key role in assessing and enhancing the organization’s compliance with cybersecurity and technology risk requirements by serving as a compliance advisor for cyber risk, and ensuring a governance framework that enables effective risk management is in place. This includes coordinating the assessment of the compliance impacts of risk taking activities and evaluating new laws and regulatory requirements to understand their implications. In addition to coordinating compliance assessment and management activities, this role will involve developing reports on assessment results and presenting these results to executives and other stakeholders. 

As part of the second line of defense, you will work closely with associates in Cyber, Technology, the Lines of Business, and other risk management offices to perform and support evaluations of the firm’s risk posture and offer independent advice and recommendations regarding ways to reduce risks.  

As a member of a growing organization, you will have the opportunity to shape and further refine your portfolio commensurate with the priorities of the organization and the firm.  The position affords opportunities for substantial growth.  The demands and high-visibility nature of this position require an expert with a proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and who can begin contributing immediately.      

Essential Functions (Responsibilities)

- Coordinate compliance assessments for risk taking activities having cybersecurity and technology impacts

- Understand and assess the impacts of new laws and regulations and integrate those into compliance management activities

- Draft assessments for senior management and other stakeholders, to include regulatory agencies and the Board of Directors, as needed

- Stay current on emerging cyber threats and potential implications to the firm

- Collaborate effectively with colleagues, stakeholders, and leaders across multiple organizations to achieve objectives

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

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree or military experience

- At least 2 years of experience managing compliance or risk management frameworks to safeguard customer and business outcomes

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

- At least 3 years of experience developing, evaluating, or implementing cybersecurity, technology or compliance assessments

Preferred Qualifications:

- A master’s degree.

- 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

- Professional security management certifications, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to communicate clearly and to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, and to influence as warranted and appropriate

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

- Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining superior results

- Ability to work cross-functionally, individually, and to lead work among a team

- Execution oriented and a self-motivator

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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