Principal Risk Associate, Tech and Cyber Risk Assessments

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia
May 08, 2022
Jun 06, 2022
Full Time
West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Principal Risk Associate, Tech and Cyber Risk Assessments

As a Principal Associate, Risk Management in Capital One's Enterprise Services Risk team you will be responsible for working with technology, cyber, and other teams in both the first and second lines of defense to identify and consult on potential risks to Capital One, applying your risk or process management and analytical skills to help Enterprise Services continue to drive well-managed risk activities. If you are curious and eager to learn new things, love problem solving, have a deep reverence for risk and process management and love to have fun at work, this may be the role for you!

Risk Management Principal Associates at Capital One are highly motivated risk and process management professionals with excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills. These skills allow the Principal Associate to gain insights, and act as a change agent to influence their business partners. As Capital One evolves to meet the ever-changing technology landscape, so do our risk managers. A successful risk and process manager operates from a foundation of knowledge about the line of business with whom they are working, laws, regulations, processes and associated controls, and good risk management practices. They are forward thinking, quick to adapt, and technologically adept.

Principal Associates have a high level of exposure across lines of business and have the opportunity to work with executives to create and implement innovative solutions to appropriately manage risks within Enterprise Services.

The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated risk or process management professional with excellent process improvement and communication skills. The candidate will be detail-oriented and results focused, and will have a proven record of problem solving and collaborating with others, including direct and indirect leadership positions.

  • This role supports the ES Risk's horizontal program governance for Cyber and Technology Risk Assessments and Controls Management. Specifically, this role will:
    • Partner with both Business and Risk Management stakeholders in supporting a service model that meets the requirements of the Enterprise Risk and Control Standards
    • Contribute to maintaining an effective methodology with first and second-line partners to identify, document, and monitor Cybersecurity and Technology risks via Risk Assessments (such as Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSA), Process Level Assessments (PLA), Product Risk Assessments (PRA), and Scenario Analysis) and other channels
    • Leverage expertise to ensure consistency in Cyber and Tech risk assessments across ES' PRAs, PLAs, RCSAs, and Targeted Risk Assessments (TRAs)
    • Coordinate with Operational Risk Management to drive Cyber and Tech Scenario Analysis efforts, helping to identify required stakeholders for scenario workshops and craft scenario storylines
    • Contribute to enhancing first line Risk Assessment metrics and reporting for ES
    • Proactively identify process improvements that will improve Risk Assessment practices, including opportunities for automation
    • Support ad hoc projects
    • Managing updates to ES Monthly, Risk Oversight Committee, and Technology Risk reporting

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of risk management, compliance, legal, regulatory or operations experience
  • At least 2 years of experience supporting internal business area
  • At least 2 years of experience in Technology, Cybersecurity, or Risk Management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • At least 4 years of experience in Audit, Compliance, Legal, or Risk Management
  • At least 2 years of Risk Assessment experience
  • At least 1 year of project management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including familiarity with creating presentations

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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