Director, Risk Management - Data Governance Program

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Sep 18, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director, Risk Management - Data Governance Program

Enterprise Services Risk professionals are highly motivated with excellent project management and communication skills. They have a high level of exposure across lines of business and operating divisions and the opportunity to work with executives to create and implement innovative solutions to identify and mitigate potential risks to the Company.

As a Director in Capital One's Enterprise Services (ES) Risk team, you will create strategy and lead a team through high profile Operational Risk Management projects. You will collaborate with smart and passionate leaders to influence results that ensure Capital One's continued stability and success. You will lead important and exciting projects from day one, working alongside key stakeholders across the company.


This role leads ES Risk's horizontal data risk governance program which is responsible for oversight and management across 12 ES operating divisions (Brand, Enterprise Supplier Management, External Affairs, Enterprise Safety and Security, Growth Ventures, Experience Design, Workplace Solutions and Shared Technology). ES Risk is building out a risk services model to provide enhanced governance for Enterprise Services related risks. Specifically, this role will:
  • Oversee ES data transformation activities
  • Establish key data governance controls for Enterprise Services related to registration, metadata, lineage, data quality, and data defect reporting.
  • Partner with Enterprise Data Management to advance data maturity across the organization
  • Lead control initiatives that identify key risks and issues and facilitate remediation activities among our partners
  • Proactively identify process improvements that will improve risk management practices
  • Work closely with second-line policy owners to understand new and emerging requirements and develop plans to mitigate data risks
  • Influence leaders across the company on key operational risks and actions needed
  • Collaborate with teams to understand ES models, including those that leverage AI/ML capabilities
  • Build relationships and collaborate with stakeholders of varying seniority to drive the team to meet roadmap milestones
  • Focus on leadership and talent development to build a high performing team
  • Drive continuous innovation through process improvements and automation

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 7 years of Audit, Risk Management, Data experience or combination
  • At least 7 years of experience supporting, partnering, and interacting with internal business clients
  • At least 3 years of people leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of Risk Management, Data Governance, Data Management experience or combination
  • R elationship building skills, customer focus, and ability to collaborate across teams to deliver results
  • Financial Services experience with knowledge of applicable data regulations

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

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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