Information Security Governance--Principal Associate

7900 Westpark Drive (12131), United States of America, Tysons, 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.

Information Security Governance--Principal Associate

Security is essential to what we do at Capital One, from protecting our customers to our associates. As part of the Information Security Officer team for a line of business, you are passionate about security and risk management. You see security as an enabler and differentiator to enable the business through innovation, not a step in the compliance process. You work with line of business-aligned teams in an organizational management and governance role, enabling the teams to effectively and consistently deliver cyber expertise to their customers. You understand the needs of the unique teams and ensure that they have the tools and structure needed to operate without roadblocks, support their customers, and meet regulatory reporting requirements. You collaborate and liaise on behalf of the Information Security Office with the Cyber Department to allow the Department and Capital One to innovate and push the envelope.


  • Collaborate with Divisional Information Security Office teams to ensure they have the tools necessary to support their customers
  • Develop and manage organization's knowledge management tools
  • Improve and document critical business processes
  • Serve as a liaison on Department-led efforts requiring Information Security Office input or participation
  • Participate in functional communities of practice to ensure consistency across Information Security Office teams
  • Conduct quality assurance on regulator-required cyber risk reports
  • Be a champion for the adoption of Agile principles
  • Assist in budget development and management efforts
  • Draft team communications
  • Work with the Information Security Office leadership team on senior leader initiatives
  • Provide support on agenda and materials development and execution of Information Security Office and Department meetings and events
  • Be knowledgeable about Capital One's Information Security offerings, policies, procedures and standards

  • You have team-oriented interpersonal skills and the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including upper management
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You are organized and have a strong attention to detail
  • You are able to work well under minimal supervision
  • You maintain calmness and clarity of thought under pressure and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • You have a deep understanding of strategic business objectives and the ability to drive results toward those objectives

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • At least 2 years of experience managing and consulting in technology
  • At least 2 years of experience in knowledge management and organizational management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least one year of experience with Agile
  • At least one year of experience in a highly regulated environment
  • Experience in knowledge management

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

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