Senior Director--Information Security Lead for Digital Products

Capital One
Tysons Corner, VA
Mar 14, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
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 Director--Information Security Lead for Digital Products Capital One is a diversified bank that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small business and commercial clients. Ranked #124 on the Fortune 500, Capital One is one of the nation's top 10 banks and has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared values, come together to make Capital One a great company and a great place to work. Security is essential to what we do at Capital One, from protecting our customers to our associates. As part of the Information Security Officer team for a line of business, you are passionate about security and risk management. You see security as an enabler and differentiator to enable the business through innovation, not a step in the compliance process. You work with the business to understand their goals and objectives and help them meet those goals and objectives in a secure manner. At Capital One, you will help consult on initiatives, programs, and projects to raise their game in Information Security and Risk Management. You are pragmatic and practical in your understanding of risk and security, but also willing to know when to pull in experts and escalate. You collaborate and innovate with other security groups within Capital One to push the envelope. You will lead a team of dynamic and talented Information Security individuals who want to learn from your experience and skills.* Lead a team of Information Security Consultants to provide subject matter expertise to project teams * Act as a central point of contact for CODE/Digital Software Engineering teams for highly technical security purposes * Coordinate and execute proactive Information Security consulting to the business and technology teams covering Digital Product Engineering * Serve as an expert in Capital One's Information Security offerings, polices, procedures and standards * Influence customers to leverage security offerings and escalate to management when you have concerns * Provide ad hoc support on special Information Security hot topics for the business * Provide regular updates to executive leadership with your line of business on the overall Information Security health and risk environment * Work with that leadership to anticipate their objectives and needs to better server them * Drive innovation activity as an outcome; Partner extensively with the Security Engineering organization to derive both novel and patent activity as outcomes from research and development or from security engagements* You are a strong conceptual thinker and communicator, able to work effectively between tech teams and business executives * You work well under minimal supervision * You are a demonstrated leader who isn't afraid to be hands-on * You have strong written and verbal communication skills * You have a deep understanding of strategic business objectives and the ability to drive results toward those objectives, * Bachelor's degree or military experience * At least 10 years of experience providing guidance and oversight of security concepts * At least 10 years of experience with architecture, software design, networking, and Infrastructure Preferred Qualifications: * Proven experience in securing a public cloud environment (eg AWS, GCP, Azure) * Experience building software utilizing public cloud (eg AWS, GCP, Azure) * Hands-on experience securing mobile applications * Experience utilizing Agile methodologies * Experience with Software Security Architecture * Experience with Application Security * Experience with Threat Modeling * Experience with Penetration Testing and/or Vulnerability Management * Splunk-Fu / Enterprise Monitoring experience. * Professional certifications, such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) * Experience is Offensive and/or Defensive Security techniques * Experience in a regulated environment At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position. 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