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Principal Risk Associate - Enterprise Products & Platforms

Location Richmond, Virginia; McLean, Virginia
Job ID R102502 Updated date 01/05/2021
Recruiting: VA - Richmond, United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Principal Risk Associate - Enterprise Products & Platforms

As a Risk Management professional in Capital One’s Enterprise Services (ES) Risk organization, you will apply your risk management skills to the company’s Enterprise Products + Platforms (EP2) organization. You will partner with EP2 product teams in a manner that supports innovation while at the same time effectively managing risk and protecting our customers, shareholders and associates. Your contributions will drive organizational change through risk identification, measurement, analysis and reporting in order to better manage the company’s risk in an open and collaborative environment.

Enterprise Services Risk professionals are experienced and progressive individuals that operate within a highly collaborative team environment to deliver value-added risk management services to our technology savvy business partners. You will have a significant level of exposure across the business and have the opportunity to work with technology professionals to create and implement innovative solutions to identify and mitigate potential risks to the Company. Proficiency in risk management programs are key to success in this role. The successful candidate will be a solid risk management professional who understands technology functions and organizations, with strong analytical, planning, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills.


  • Manage cross-functional relationships, interfacing with business partners, enterprise-wide Risk Offices, Compliance, Cyber Security, Legal and Audit to achieve complex objectives

  • Understand, document and analyze current-state business processes to identify potential risks, related control activities and provide recommendations to ensure processes are well-managed from a risk standpoint

  • Support implementing continual program enhancements based on industry standards and risk management best practices while aligning with Capital One’s strategic risk direction

  • Contribute to, and deliver on, presentations that aid management in understanding the current risk environment of Enterprise Products & Platforms; Present complex risks and recommendations clearly and simply at all levels of audience

  • Identify opportunities to develop and enhance processes, tools, templates, and job aides

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years in a Compliance, Regulatory, Audit, Legal or Risk role

  • At least 2 years experience in Project Management or Business Process Management (LEAN, Six Sigma)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in risk management

  • Strong ability to influence business partners to prioritize Risk Management work

  • Ability to adapt to the changing circumstances of a fast-paced technology company

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.

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.