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Principal Associate, Technology Risk Management

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia
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Sep 30, 2022

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West Creek 7 (12077), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Principal Associate, Technology Risk Management

Technology Risk Management (TRM) is a growing organization focused on providing expert advice, credible challenge, and effective oversight of information security and technology activities to identify, assess, control, and manage cyber risk throughout the company. This organization plays a critical role in helping to ensure the company's risk-taking entities are aware of the risks inherent in their activities and decisions, the impact of their actions at an enterprise level, and opportunities to reduce, mitigate, or avoid the risks altogether. Associates within TRM are highly-skilled information security, cyber, technology, and risk management professionals who have a wealth of experience and a demonstrated ability to provide value-added recommendations and deliver high-impact results in their area(s) of expertise.

As a Principal Associate in Capital One's TRM's team, you will apply your process management, project management and analytical skills to deliver upon all organizational risk processes/requirements. This position will help rationalize reporting output for the department and support reporting requests across the organization. This position will require collaboration with a diverse group of stakeholders, allowing the ideal candidate the opportunity to work with many different teams across Capital One. A successful Principal Associate in this role would help drive process management requirements to a timely completion, drive enhancements to risk management processes that would create efficiencies for us and our business partners, and support the reporting requirements generated from the processes this role helps manage. This candidate will be a highly-motivated Risk Management professional with excellent support, analytical, planning, collaboration, and communication skills.

You should consider this role if you're someone who:
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Loves to continuously learn
  • Highly functional in a dynamic, rapidly-evolving environment
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, even when presented with new situations and scenarios
  • Communicates in a clear, compelling manner to influence individuals at all levels
  • Collaborates effectively across multiple organizations such as Operational Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance, Business Risk Offices, Operational Risk Sub-Steward organizations, Cyber, Technology, Basel Program, Internal Audit, Regulator Relations, etc. to achieve objectives.

Specifically, this associate will:
  • Support TRM's reporting and analytics needs, including the preparation of written reports and oral presentations to communicate identified issues and recommended remediation actions
  • Proactively identify process improvements that will improve Risk Assessment practices, including opportunities for automation
  • Support centralized management of TRM internal risk processes and deliverables
  • Collaborate effectively across multiple stakeholders (e.g. other risk management partners, business risk offices, and front-line risk / process owners)
  • Assist with performing transaction level procedures, including, but not limited to, identifying and defining issues, reviewing and analyzing evidence, documenting target area processes and procedures, and recommending remediation
  • Participate in and execute other special projects for the team on a periodic basis
  • Support centralized management of TRM internal risk processes and deliverables
  • Assist vertical teams with issue management
  • Assist vertical teams in building project and program roadmaps and project managing the execution
  • Assist in prioritizing of key project deliverables across all initiatives, sprint and project planning; analyze program dependencies
  • Resolve or escalate impediments to help the organization deliver on its top priorities

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Military Experience
  • At least 2 years of Project or Risk Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4 years of project management experience
  • Passion and expertise in cybersecurity or IT
  • 2 years of experience working in the fields of information security, cyber, or IT

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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We endeavor to be a welcoming and inspiring place for all. We seek and embrace diversity. And we’re committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, focused on increasing the representation of underrepresented groups, strengthening our culture of inclusion and belonging and harnessing our scale to invest in our communities.

We’re focused on three core principles to advance diversity, inclusion and belonging across Capital One:

Create a culture of belonging where everyone can thrive and innovate

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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability or other protected status.


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