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Senior Associate, Data Governance

Location McLean, Virginia
Job ID R114456 Updated date 06/10/2021
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Associate, Data Governance

As an Associate on Capital One’s Enterprise Services Risk Data Management team, you will apply your management, risk analysis, and analytical skills to ensure data management operations are executed effectively, as well as deliver on specific data-related projects. You will work with data producers and consumers and technical teams to develop and implement data management practices to ensure Capital One’s continued stability and success. The Associate will partner with leaders and their teams to identify and address potential risks, process and operational improvement opportunities, and automation improvements in an open, collaborative environment where new ideas and solutions are both welcomed and rewarded.

Cyber Data Governance professionals are highly motivated with excellent project management and communication skills. They have a high level of exposure across the department and the opportunity to work with leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to drive improvements and mitigate potential risks to the company.


This role supports Cyber’s Data Governance and Resilience team in the first line of defense, in support of Capital One’s Enterprise Data Management (EDM) function in the second line of defense and other data initiatives across the company. Specifically, this role will:

  • Support implementation and monitoring of Data Management controls for Cyber systems and data; support the identification and remediation of related process or control gaps

  • Monitor and analyze Data Management metrics and reporting; derive insights and identify targeted improvements

  • Proactively identify process and automation improvements for Data Management practices; support development of pilot and implementation plans

  • Partner with EDM to expand Data Management practices, and adjust related processes and metrics reporting

  • Collaborate effectively across multiple teams and roles including data SMEs, technical teams, and EDM, including defining and maturing engagement and interaction models

  • Support key program initiatives as Capital One continues data transformation and protection, including bridging into business-as-usual Data Management practice operations to integrate emerging requirements and capabilities

  • Lead and execute specific projects as assigned

  • Drive an understanding and adherence to the principles of data quality management including metadata, lineage, and business definitions

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 2 years of Project, Product, or Process Management experience

  • At least 1 year of experience supporting, partnering, and interacting with internal business clients

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Technology experience with exposure to data controls and data management

  • 2+ years of specialized Data Management experience or experience with EDM processes and tools

  • 3+ years of Project, Product, or Process Management experience leading cross functional projects and programs

  • Experience with Google office suite, Jira, and Confluence

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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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.

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