Manager, Cyber Risk Assessor

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia
Jun 10, 2021
Jul 10, 2021
Full Time
West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Manager, Cyber Risk Assessor

The Information Assurance Third Party Management (IA TPM) program defines the framework and conducts the assessments that enable the business to protect sensitive Capital One information and confirms the third party's ability to provide continual services. The associate in this role will partner with the line of business Third Party Manager and IA TPM team to evaluate the effectiveness of the third party's environment and deliver a quality assessment report. This enables effective risk management in alignment with business tolerance and industry requirements.

You will:
  • Execute assessment kick-off, planning and scoping activities for IA TPM risk assessments
  • Execute the on-site, desktop, or virtual IA TPM risk assessments
  • Perform Gap Analysis of Third Parties control environment against Capital One control expectations
  • Write reports including executive summaries and work papers detailing the assessment work completed, evidence reviewed, and identified gaps
  • Maintain relationships with Third Party management to manage expectations of assessments, including timing and assessment deliverables.
  • Communicate final reports to stakeholders including Third Party Managers and Accountable Executives
  • Travel 40-60% (post-pandemic), which may include offshore locations, to perform multi day assessments
  • Ensure compliance to program process and procedures
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the program controls, intent, and test procedures
  • Provide coaching and guidance to the assessment team members
  • Review assessment status updates and prepare management presentations
  • Support initiatives to drive quality assessment reporting by reviewing the assessment results (work papers and executive summaries) provided by IA TPM assessors of Capital One's third parties. This includes:
    • Reviewing work paper validations and findings to ensure clarity, traceability and logical alignment with conclusion, and consistency across reports.
    • Confirming appropriateness of risk ratings based on engagement risk, the validation results, and gap statements
    • Providing direct feedback to the assessor population

The associate should be able to:
  • Demonstrate strong ability to analyze information and data
  • Demonstrates strong subject matter expertise and sound judgement to align appropriate risk level
  • Conduct an assessment in a collaborative manner to effectively assess controls while maintaining business relationships
  • Quickly analyze information security controls, ensure clearly written assessments, and provide constructive action items to assessors
  • Develop and communicate quality recommendations to assessors
  • Work with diverse contacts throughout the world to achieve results
  • Communicate technical issues to non-technical people
  • Demonstrate collaborative partnership skills for working with various points of contacts
  • Adapt control intent to a wide variety of third party environments
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving and conceptual thinking abilities
  • Demonstrate capacity to think broadly but go deep into subject matter when needed

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification
  • At least 5 years of experience in Information Security managing third party vendors
  • At least 5 years of experience conducting Risk Assessments
  • At least 3 years of experience communicating and presenting to senior level management
  • At least 1 year experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience in PCI DSS, NIST, ISO, Physical Security, and IT Operations Management
  • 1+ year experience at a Financial Institution
  • CISSP, CISA, CRISC or related certification

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.