Principal Risk Specialist
Richmond , Virginia
February 08, 2017
West Creek 1 (12071), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Principal Risk Specialist

As a Principal Risk Associate at Capital One's Card Business Risk Office you’ll be responsible for working with business partners to identify and consult on potential risks to Capital One. Principal Risk Associates at Capital One are the first line of defense to ensure our Company remains well-controlled and profitable.   Principal Risk Associates at Capital One are highly motivated Risk Management professionals with excellent organizational and communication skills. As Capital One evolves to meet the ever changing technology landscape, so does our Risk Managers. To be successful a Risk Manager has to be forward thinking, quick to adapt, and have a strong understanding of different technologies.They have a high level of exposure across lines of business and have the opportunity to create and implement innovative solutions to appropriately manage risks within the Card business.


  • Risk Consulting to one or more Business Areas relative to their business lines and provide advice and guidance as required
  • Analyze Complaints, Issues and Performance metrics for trends and insights
  • Create and maintain appropriate processes and procedures to assess, document and manage risks according to Capital One Risk Management requirements, and existing laws and regulations
  • Drive Risk Management innovations or process improvements
  • Monitoring and Reporting of key risk metrics

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification or Military experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in analysis
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • 2 years of Compliance or Risk Management Experience
  • 3 years of experience in analysis
  • 2 years of experience Project Management
  • Financial Services Experience

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

A little about us:
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One® offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers.

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