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Principal Associate - Controls Testing Specialist

Location McLean, Virginia; Plano, Texas
Job ID R99648 Updated date 10/02/2020
McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate - Controls Testing Specialist

As a Technology Risk Office Associate in Capital One’s Enterprise Services (ES) Tech Risk Office, you will apply your risk management skills to the company’s Technology organization. You will partner across Enterprise Services, Divisional CIO, and Information Security teams to develop and support best-in-class industry risk solutions in a manner that supports innovation and protects our customers, shareholders and associates. You will collaborate with all 3 lines of defense teams to monitor and test processes and control environments, report results, and evaluate compliance with Cyber Security requirements and regulations for the Technology organization.  

Your contributions as a Technology Controls Testing Specialist will drive insight into risk and control performance, and organizational change through risk identification, measurement, analysis and reporting to enable better management of technology risks in an open and collaborative environment.

The Technology Risk Office – Centralized 1st Line Monitoring and Testing Team, within Enterprise Services is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Technology Controls Assessment and Testing specialist,  with strong proven audit mind-set when it comes to testing a control. The ideal candidate will have good organizational and communication skills. A proven background in evaluation of requirements compared to existing process and control coverage as well as the ability to identify gaps and solutions for gap closure.

This role involves understanding of requirements, controls, and corrective actions review and evaluation.  The ability to clearly communicate highly complex technical testing results is imperative in this role. In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to identify key controls, design test plans and steps for testing technology controls, and compose clear and concise grounding for findings.  This will be a challenging role in a dynamic and fast-paced environment requiring ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments appropriately. 

Responsibilities Include:

- Perform assessment analysis of requirements and controls to existing processes

- Ability to develop and execute testing and reporting procedures

- Ability to understand and communicate complex processes and alignment to policy/regulatory requirements

- Establish and maintain good client relations during testing engagements

- Strong ability to create and deliver verbal and written communications between business partners 

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree or military experience

- At least 3 years of experience in audit, controls testing, or requirements management

Preferred Qualifications:

- Masters degree in Information Technology or Computer Science

- Extensive experience in cloud and cyber security requirements, controls, and process maturity

- Ability to effectively communicate findings to stakeholders

- Deep understanding of risks and ability to communicate and evaluate the appropriateness of mitigating activities

- Experience auditing internal technology controls

- Experience in IT audit

- Professional Cyber Security certifications

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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