Technology Controls Tester, Technology Risk Management –Principal Associate

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: McLean, Virginia
  • Posted: January 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: R16794
McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Technology Controls Tester, Technology Risk Management –Principal Associate

Technology Controls Tester, Technology Risk Management –Principal Associate

The Technology Controls Testing Team, within Enterprise Services Business Chief Risk Office (ES BCRO) is looking for our newest team member!  Our new team mate will join one of the most organized and high performing teams in the Technology Controls Testing space.  Our new Controls Tester will be participating in, and leading execution of risk-based technology testing engagements ranging from simple to complex.  The team member will work in both a team setting, and independently to test and validate adherence to technology controls.  This opportunity allows a person with a testing and audit background a unique opportunity to truly make a difference in the way Capital One manages technology risks.

This role involves understanding of technology risk, controls, testing and the ability to clearly communicate gaps between control intent and control execution and performance.  In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to identify key controls, and perform risk based testing of technology controls, and compose clear and concise grounding for findings.  This will be a challenging role in a dynamic and fast-paced environment requiring ability to multi-task and both follow and prioritize assignments appropriately. 


  • Execute targeted, simple to complex technology control testing
  • Follow current methodology and procedures, and have the ability to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Schedule and lead meetings with points of contacts to ensure testing team has a full understanding of processes/applications in scope for testing
  • Suggest changes to testing or risk level of controls based on learnings during testing
  • Assist with and develop test plans, continually validate and improve test design 
  • Manage time and work load for each assignment autonomously with a sense of urgency to ensure testing schedule is completed and reports are completed within established timeframes 
  • Obtain and analyze test data from multiple sources, following documented test plans, testing protocols and leveraging job aids as needed 
  • Submit test results in the risk system of record PRIME 
  • Systematically retain documents that substantiate test results in accordance with procedures
  • Pro-Actively establish and maintain strong relationships with both team members and customers 


Basic Qualifications: 
- High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent certification

- At least 1-year experience with testing procedures or at least 1-year experience in audit methodology

- At least 1-year of work in IT risks and at least 1-year experience in risk mitigation

- At least 1-year experience in Controls Testing or IT Audit
- At least 1-year experience in Information Technology

Preferred Qualifications: 
-Bachelor’s degree 
-Solid background and experience in technology controls testing methodology, audit methodology, and technology control risks

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

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