Director of Software Engineering- Cyber Security

Capital One
Sandy Spring, MD
Jun 08, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaDirector of Software Engineering- Cyber SecurityCyber is essential to Capital One success and culture as we seek to safeguard and enable our customers and associates.A' As part of the Cyber Security team, you are passionate about cyber 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.A' You work with the business and technology partners to achieve goals and objectives in a secure manner with a heavy forward lean on modern technology architectures.At Capital One, you will help advise on strategic initiatives, programs, and projects to create business value in an agile manner.A' You are pragmatic and practical in your understanding of security and associated risks, but also willing to know when to pull in experts and escalate. You will lead a team of dynamic and talented Cyber Security professionals who want to learn from your experience and skills. You are an advocate in the value of data driven business decisions and products, as well as comfortable with network security cloud based technologies and tools, proactive protective methods, and concepts like web application firewalls, DDOS, bot/malware detection and prevention.Responsibilities:Execute Information Security advisory services for an enterprise wide multi-year data transformation strategy within cloud based environmentsLead team of Cyber Security experts to provide subject matter expertise to both business and development teams, specifically in the area of network securityA' Educate and influence executive leadership and associates to effectively leverage security capabilities and solutionsEscalate and manage cyber security risk as the primary point of contact for a line of business areaServe as an expert and thought leader in Capital One's Cyber Security capabilities, solutions, policies, procedures and standardsLean in as a change agent to shift security risk identification and solutions left in enterprise processes, through coordination and execution of proactive Network Security consulting practicesDrive innovation activity as an outcome; partner extensively with other Cyber organizations such as Security Engineering, to derive both novel and patent activity as outcomesProvide regular updates to executive leadership with your line of business on the overall Cyber Network Security health and risk environmentDeliver Cyber agenda and integration of Network Security within business objectives for line of business areaProvide ad hoc support on special Network Security hot topics for the businessIn addition to the qualifications listed below, ideal candidate should also have:A' Experience with network protection techniques and tools such as web application firewalls, bot protection, DDOS, IPS/IDSA' Experience in Offensive and or Defensive Security techniquesA' Experience in a regulated and compliance environment, financial services industry experience is a plus.About You:You have a deep passion for securing modern computing platformsYou have a desire to work in a very fast moving, forward leaning, modern computing environmentYou have a strong desire to continually learn about new technologiesYou possess strong conceptual thinking and communication skillsYou are a demonstrated leader with team-oriented interpersonal skills and the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including business executives, technology leaders, and enterprise suppliersYou maintain calmness and clarity of thought under pressure and ability to maintain confidentialityYou have a deep understanding of strategic business objectives and the ability to drive results toward those objectivesYou have the ability to describe the risks of a security exposure or vulnerability in business-impact termsBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's degreeA' At least 7 years of Software Development or Software Engineering experienceAt least 5 years of people management experienceA' Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree or PhD10+ years experience with Network and Security Architecture.7+ years of experience in Cyber Security7+ years of experience leading teams of information security professionals5+ yearsA' of experience in securing a public cloud environments and services (AWS, GCP, Azure)4+ years of experience managing technical vendors3+ years experience utilizing Agile methodologiesA' Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) or AWS CertificationCapital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.