Director, Enterprise Data Risk Management - Testing and Challenge

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
May 21, 2023
May 28, 2023
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director, Enterprise Data Risk Management - Testing and Challenge

Do you want to be part of an organization that's dedicated to helping Capital One manage data and, identify and effectively mitigate risk - for our customers, our communities and our associates? As part of Enterprise Data Risk Management (EDRM) , you'll work with talented associates to provide oversight and effective challenge to ensure that our businesses effectively manage data risk. This includes enabling our organizations to maintain a sustainable and holistic operational risk profile in order to deliver superior products while also protecting our customers. You'll also bring your unique perspective and experiences to help us be rigorous, curious and creative.

As a Director in Capital One's EDRM team, you will apply your analytical, data management, and process management skills to support development and adoption of the Data Management Strategy. You will collaborate with your EDRM team and partner with stakeholders across the enterprise on initiatives to help drive transformation and change necessary to achieve the Data Management strategic objectives and reduce our data risk.

Directors in EDRM are highly motivated Data Management and Risk professionals with excellent organization, problem-solving, influence and communication skills. These individuals will have the opportunity to make sure Capital One has strong data management controls and practices and collaborate with other EDRM leaders and associates to make sure the appropriate data management processes and controls are implemented. As Capital One evolves to meet the ever-changing technology landscape, so do our EDRM Directors. They operate from a foundation of knowledge about the divisions with whom they are working, laws/regulations, processes and associated controls, and best practices in managing data risk. They are forward thinking, quick to adapt, and technologically adept.

  • Direct the selection of testing targets, conducting of testing and analytics, validation and effective challenge data management controls, systems, and processes within the lines of business across Capital One
  • Define and refine the validation strategy to drive breadth, depth and velocity or assessment activities.
  • Use data about validations to drive risk profiles to target testing efforts
  • Own the quality and consistency and auditability of the validation results and written reports performed and developed by EDRM
  • Analyze validation results performed by staff to proactively identify data risks and trends
  • Collaborate with the reporting team to develop meaningful reporting around validation results.
  • Collaborate with other partners in EDRM to assess data risk and communicate gaps and issues to the lines of business and contribute to committee reviews
  • Manage audit & regulatory responses
  • Positively influence Capital One's data management maturity journey by providing recommendations on data management controls and best practices to the first line divisions
  • Evolve the data management assessment and validation strategy in partnership with peer groups
  • Proactively identify opportunities to streamline, automate and enhance our data management practices, processes and controls, and validations

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Military Experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in technology audit or risk management
  • At least 5 years of experience managing people, coaching or leading staff
  • At least 5 years of experience in data governance, or data analytics, or systems development, or systems testing, or data risk management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Degree in Business Management, Accounting, Computer Science or Data Analytics
  • At least 2 years experience working with data risk and data management controls
  • At least 1 year experience with testing or reviewing system development methodologies and Agile practices
  • At least 2 years experience with reviewing code and/or knowledge of Python
  • At least 2 years experience working with AWS or cloud technologies
  • CISA, CRISC, CIA, or CRMA certification preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication experience

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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