Principal Associate, Technology Risk Management

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: McLean, Virginia
  • Posted: December 15, 2016
  • Reference ID: R15965
McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate, Technology Risk Management

Title: Principal Associate, Technology Risk Advisor

Level: Principal Associate

As a Technology Risk Management professional in Capital One’s newly formed Enterprise Services (ES) Business Chief Risk Office (BCRO), you will apply your risk management skills to the company’s Technology organization. You will support risk-based engagements across Enterprise Services, Divisional CIO, and Information Security teams to develop and support best-in-class industry risk solutions in a manner that supports innovation and protects our customers, shareholders and associates. You will collaborate with second lines of defense to lead and implement risk and control tools, techniques, and frameworks for the Technology organization, as well as support your lead Technology Risk Advisor (TRA) with risk-based decision making with our first line Divisional CIO teams. Your contributions will drive organizational change through risk identification, measurement, analysis and reporting in order to better manage the company’s risk in an open and collaborative environment.

Technology Risk professionals are experienced and progressive individuals that operate within a highly collaborative team environment to deliver value-added risk management services to our Technology savvy business partners. You will have a significant level of exposure across lines of business and have the opportunity to work with technology professionals to create and implement innovative solutions to identify and mitigate potential risks to the Company. Proficiency in risk management programs (ideally Technology risk-driven programs) are key to success in this role. The successful candidate will be an solid risk management professional who understands technology functions and organizations, with strong analytical, planning, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills.


  • Assist TRA leadership in delivering against their strategy and service model
  • Serve as interdepartmental advisor, interfacing with technology lines of business and other areas such as Corporate Chief Risk Office and Compliance; collaborate effectively across multiple organizations to achieve objectives.
  • Support implementing continual program enhancements based on industry standards and best practices related to risk management (especially technology risk) and aligned with Capital One’s strategic risk direction
  • Gather risk and control data and reporting; perform initial analysis or potentially evaluate data provided by team analysts
  • Implement internal risk and control governance processes
  • Build successful relationships with line of business risk offices and team members to understand impact of technology risk on critical business processes
  • Manage, implement and deliver on a subset of the program deliverables
  • Support Risk Control and Self Assessments (RCSAs)
  • Understand, document and analyze current state capabilities regarding one or more risk methods. Leverage industry benchmarking to determine best practices and lessons learned regarding components of the risk framework.
  • Write and revise documents such as policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines. Develop and enhance processes, tools, templates, and job aides. Draft, contribute to, edit, and deliver presentations that aide in the design, development, refinement, and usage of risk methods.

- High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification, or Military Experience
- At least 3 years of industry Risk Management Experience
- At least 1 years of Project Management experience
- At least 3 years of experience supporting internal business clients


- Bachelor’s Degree or Military experience
- At least 3 years of Project Management experience leading cross functional projects in Risk
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), or other Industry Risk Professional Certification

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

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