Skip to main content
R191703 Posted 07/10/2024

Sr. Director, Cyber Risk & Analysis | Retail Bank

McLean, Virginia | Richmond, Virginia
  • Category Technology
  • Experience Sr. Director
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia


Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Sr. Director, Cyber Risk & Analysis | Retail Bank


Capital One, a Fortune 500 company and one of the nation’s top 10 banks, offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Our mission is to create one of the nation’s great banks, and we have the necessary ingredients: a strong balance sheet, resilient businesses, a massive customer franchise, strong analytical capabilities, and great people. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared Values, come together to make Capital One a great company – and a great place to work.

As a Senior Director, Cyber Risk and Analysis- you will apply expertise on cyber best practices to assess current state, identify gaps, and assess cyber risk, threats, and business impact. Defines mitigation strategies, prioritizes and escalates recommendations. Participates in design and implementation of cyber control programs. Cybersecurity area-specific SME [knowledge of risk frameworks, information security risk assessments, information risk controls, regulatory and internal governance], data analysis [metrics and reporting], & customer engagement.


  • Possesses an understanding of technology systems at an aggregate level, including networks, applications, cloud computing, and data.

  • Maintains a broad understanding of relevant operating systems and their respective vulnerabilities in order to quickly identify the severity of potential issues [doesn't just know how the tools and reports work, but also how to recognize risk].

  • Demonstrates a broad understanding of major categories of cyber threats, how those threats can occur in our environment, and the measures required to safeguard the enterprise.

  • Leverages reporting & tools [doesn't build them] to perform analysis on different types of projects, efforts, or datasets & uses data to inform policies and drive change. Understands associated reporting metrics and is able to inform on cyber risk.

  • May use code to perform and/or automate analysis and repeatable tasks, but not a baseline requirement for the role. Leverages tools [e.g. Excel/Gsheets] to analyze data and create charts to support cyber risk management efforts.

  • Quickly and accurately analyzes data, assesses risk, & prioritizes published vulnerabilities and potential risks to differentiate critical, high-risk, and low-risk issues, and escalate as appropriate.

  • Researches, assembles, and/or evaluates information regarding industry practices or applicable regulatory changes affecting cyber security policies or programs; recommends sound, practical solutions to complex issues.

  • Makes recommendations regarding changes to policy, procedures, and control programs to mitigate evolving risks.

  • Effectively self-challenges cyber control programs as part of first line duties and escalates risks where appropriate.

  • Demonstrates sound lifecycle program management to include documenting and communicating action plans, impediments and risks, and stakeholder engagement.

  • Reports on vulnerability assessment to ensure proper functionality and alignment with Information Security Standards [able to understand and explain, but not required to resolve].

  • Advises Accountable Executives of cyber-related risk on a consistent basis via relevant risk forums and through existing processes such as exception and issue management.

  • Keeps pace with evolving cyber threat landscape to ensure ongoing relevance of cyber risk mitigation and has knowledge of leading Technology and Cybersecurity frameworks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

  • At least 7 years of experience with Technology or Cyber Security Risk Management

  • At least 7 years of experience in People Management

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree

  • Process or Project Management certification (i.e. Lean, Six Sigma, PMP), Business Management certification

  • 10+ years of experience with Technology or Cyber Security Risk Management

  • 9+ years of experience in People Management

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.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

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).

Hiring Process
Career Journey

How We Hire

We take finding great coworkers pretty seriously.

Illustration of Man using laptop then excitedly pumping both arms
  • Step 1 Apply

    It only takes a few minutes to complete our application and assessment.

  • Step 2 Screen and Schedule

    If your application is a good match you’ll hear from one of our recruiters to set up a screening interview.

  • Step 3 Interview(s)

    Now’s your chance to learn about the job, show us who you are, share why you would be a great addition to the team and determine if Capital One is the place for you.

  • Step 4 Decision

    The team will discuss — if it’s a good fit for us and you, we’ll make it official!

How to Pick the Perfect Career Opportunity

Overwhelmed by a tough career choice? Read these tips from Devon Rollins, Senior Director of Cyber Intelligence, to help you accept the right offer with confidence.

Your wellbeing is our priority

Our benefits and total compensation package is designed for the whole person. Caring for both you and your family.

  • Illustration of a stethoscope

    Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

    You have options and we have the tools to help you decide which health plans best fit your needs.

  • Illustration of a jar with acorns in it

    Save Money, Make Money

    Secure your present, plan for your future and reduce expenses along the way.

  • Illustration of a mountain peak with a flag

    Time, Family and Advice

    Options for your time, opportunities for your family, and advice along the way. It’s time to BeWell.

Career Journey

Here’s how the team fits together. We’re big on growth and knowing who and how coworkers can best support you.

Visual illustration of a career path at Capital One. Text version included in the Image Description button that follows

A possible career journey at Capital One:

  1. Coordinator
  2. Senior Coordinator
  3. Principal Coordinator
  4. Associate
  5. Senior Associate
  6. Principal Associate
  7. Manager
  8. Senior Manager
  9. Director
  10. Senior Director
  11. VP
Illustration of woman chatting on a mobile device

Want more jobs like this?  

Set a Job Alert

Sign up

Job Alerts

Don’t miss a thing. Stay in the know about opportunities you may be interested in!

Interested InTo create job alerts, you can either select a job category from the list of options or search by location. For location, you can search by city, state, zip or “remote”, then click 'Add'. Once done, click ‘Sign up’ to receive your job alerts.

  • Technology, McLean, Virginia, United StatesRemove
  • Technology, Richmond, Virginia, United StatesRemove

By submitting your information, you acknowledge that you have read our privacy policy and consent to receive email communication from Capital One.

*Required Field