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Capital One Financial Corporation

Risk Principal Associate - Retail & Direct Bank Tech Risk

Capital One Financial Corporation - McLean, VA

Risk Principal Associate - Retail & Direct Bank Tech Risk




McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Risk Principal Associate - Retail & Direct Bank Tech Risk

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.

As a Principal Technology Risk Associate, you will work in 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. The successful candidate will have strong analytical, planning, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills.


Assist TRA leadership in delivery against their strategy and service model

Engage with our Technology First and Second Lines of Defense in meeting key deliverables and with daily operational effectiveness

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.

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)

Write and revise documents such as policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines.

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification, or Military Experience

At least 2 years of industry Risk Management Experience

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or Military experience

3 years of Project Management experience leading cross functional projects in Risk

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

5 days 17 hours ago

Capital One Financial Corporation


Risk Principal Associate - Retail & Direct Bank Tech Risk Capital One Financial Corporation - McLean, VA, United States


Location: McLean, VA

Company Profile:
Capital One isn't just concerned with what's in your wallet; it's interested in your bank account as well. The company is best known as one of the largest issuers of Visa and MasterCard credit cards in the US, but it also boasts a banking network of approximately 1,000 branches, mainly in New York, New Jersey, Louisiana, Texas, and the Washington, DC area. Subsidiary ING Direct offers online and direct banking without branches. Capital One, which serves more than 50 million customers in the US, Canada, and the UK, also has units that offer auto financing, write home loans, sell insurance, and manage assets for institutional and high-net-worth clients.