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Senior Associate, Cyber Security Enterprise Monitoring

Job ID R95417 Updated date 03/26/2020 Location Richmond, Virginia
West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

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.

Senior Associate, Cyber Security Enterprise Monitoring

Capital One is looking for a Senior Associate, Cyber Security Enterprise Monitoring to join our team in McLean, VA.  This position will require consensus building and collaboration across multiple teams. You will operate at the tactical and strategic level, engage with stakeholders across the corporation and drive results.  You will be empowered to drive projects that increase the effectiveness and capability of our alerting and monitoring. You will deliver high-level briefings, create consensus, drive priorities and build relationships.


  • Develop, maintain, and enforce a centralized strategy for enterprise monitoring (logging & alerting) Socialized and signed off across Cyber 

  • Drive alignment with requirements under official enterprise policies, such as Information Security Standard 

  • Request specific services from Cyber to measure enterprise monitoring posture, coverage, maturity level and provide a provide a unified narrative to the enterprise 

  • Identify monitoring risks/gaps, hurdles, impediments, challenges and escalate to leadership in timely manner

  • Maintain alignment with security monitoring regulatory requirements as well as internal and external assessments 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification

  • At least 1 year of experience managing, monitoring, or configuring public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • At least 3 years of experience coordinating or supporting incident handling and remediation

  • At least 3 years of experience analyzing application and network based attacks

  • At least 2 years of experience with PCAP analysis including extracting files and content from PCAPs

  • At least 2 years of experience in a cybersecurity operations role 

  • At least 2 years of experience leveraging security and infrastructure technologies during investigations (firewall logs, network security tools, malware detonation devices, proxies, IPS, IDS)

  • At least 2 years of experience working with nix and Windows operating systems

  • At least 2 years of experience analyzing and identifying network traffic


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification: AWS certified, Security+,SANS, GIAC 503 or 504

  • 3+ years of experience in a cybersecurity operations role

  • 2+ years of experience with configuring security appliances

  • 3+ years of experience developing SIEM alerts and IPS, IDS signatures

  • 1+ year of experience with Cloud (AWS, GCP or Azure) security gap analysis

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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