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R188633 Posted 05/28/2024

Senior Manager, Active Defense Analyst, Cyber Intelligence

McLean, Virginia | Plano, Texas | Richmond, Virginia
  • Category Technology
  • Experience Sr. Manager
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia


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

Senior Manager, Active Defense Analyst, Cyber Intelligence

Capital One is looking for a Senior Manager for the Cyber Active Defense team, a part of our Cyber Intelligence organization.

As a Senior Manager, you will lead a team that plays an integral role in protecting our customers, our associates, and our brand. The team leverages a variety of disparate unique data sources to identify cyber adversary trends, tactics, and anomalous activity. We are looking for someone who is forward thinking, with experience producing actionable intelligence to mitigate cyber threats to include brand impersonations and phishing, in collaboration across the enterprise. 

You are adaptable and thrive working cross-functionally, adept at producing intelligence to support business requirements, and proactively identify areas for implementation of cyber defense measures.  You are a People Leader leveraging capacity planning skills which help achieve a sustainable pace for the team. You navigate through ambiguity; knowing when to move forward with problem-solving, and when to escalate issues to senior management.  You understand compelling stories that inform decision-making and strategic planning utilize metrics, trends, and data. You will guide and support the team keeping abreast of emerging technologies and trends to drive innovation.


  • Conduct quality assessments and reviews on cyber intelligence products and cases.

  • Monitor, collect and report on suspicious or anomalous activity, threat intelligence reporting, security events and incidents

  • Communicating, both written and verbal, cyber adversary trends and the impact to Capital One’s consumer products and defenses 

  • Work collaboratively across cyber intelligence, operations and security testing teams. 

  • Monitor external data sources (e.g. cyber defense vendor sites, Computer Emergency Response Teams), to maintain currency of cyber threat conditions. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification

  • At least 7 years of experience producing intelligence to combat cyber threats or conducting investigations into cybercrime, or advanced persistent threats

  • At least 7 years of experience in evaluating cyber adversaries, technical indicators of compromise (IOCs), and cyber tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with vendors and external resources used to collect cyber intelligence in the financial services space

  • 5+ years of experience collecting against intelligence requirements and applying intelligence cycle principles to cyber threat analysis

  • 2+ years of experience with cloud concepts and resources (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)

  • 2+ years of people leadership experience 

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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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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