Senior Risk Manager

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
May 14, 2023
Jun 13, 2023
Full Time
Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Risk Manager

Do you like working on high profile challenges with meaningful business impact? Are you ready to work on the front line of a top 10 Bank? Can you build relationships as well as develop and implement innovative solutions?

As a Senior Risk Manager at Capital One you'll be responsible for working with business partners to identify and mitigate potential risks to Capital One. Risk Managers at Capital One are the front line of defense to ensure our Company remains stable and profitable. They 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 identify and mitigate potential risks to the Company.

Cloud and Connectivity (C&C) is a part of Tech's Cloud and Productivity Engineering division. We operate our cloud and network infrastructure and are the stewards of our cloud strategy. We don't just want to be on the cloud, we want to thrive on the cloud. C&C is seeking a highly motivated Senior Risk Manager with exceptional communications, strategic project management, and client service skills. The successful candidate will play a central role in our risk management transformation by partnering with C&C leaders and domain architects to evaluate and refine our risk management topology, including defining and accelerating the assessment of key sub processes and mapping these to our destination domain architecture.

  • Understand, document and analyze current state capabilities regarding one or more Risk methods. Leverage industry benchmarking to determine best practices and lessons learned regarding components of the Risk framework.
  • Partner with C&C leaders and domain SMEs to define core processes; drive completion of PLAs and develop frameworks to assess and manage risk within core processes
  • Drive visibility and understanding of risk posture across C&C tech teams, including bringing clarity to prioritization, risk decisioning, and mitigation actions
  • Articulate our cohesive risk management approach, in written or oral presentations, to key stakeholders including internal auditors and regulators
  • Write and revise documents such as policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines. Develop and enhance processes, tools, templates, and job aides. Write, contribute to, edit, and deliver presentations that aid in the design, development, refinement, and usage of Risk methods.
  • Collaborate effectively across multiple organizations such as Operational Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance, Business Risk Offices, Operational Risk Sub-Steward organizations, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Regulator Relations, etc. to achieve objectives.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 5 years of Project Management experience
  • At least 3 years of experience across Risk Management, Compliance or Audit
  • At least 2 years of experience supporting business clients (internally or as an external consultant)
  • At least 1 year experience with cloud computing (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 6+ years of experience in risk management
  • 7+ years of Project Management experience leading cross functional projects and programs
  • 5+ years of experience supporting business clients (internally or as an external consultant)
  • 6+ years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Relevant certifications to augment experience; e.g., CRISC and/or cloud service provider certifications (e.g., AWS Cloud Practitioner or higher)

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 the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

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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