Senior Associate, Project Management - Cyber Risk Management

Capital One Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 10 months ago

West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, 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.

Senior Associate, Project Management - Cyber Risk Management

Cyber Risk Management (Cyber RM), a component of Operational and Compliance Risk (OCR) within Capital One, is a growing organization focused on providing expert advice, credible challenge, and effective oversight of information security and technology activities to identify, assess, control, and manage cyber risk throughout the company. This organization plays a critical role in helping to ensure the company's risk-taking entities are aware of the risks inherent in their activities and decisions, the impact of their actions at an enterprise level, and opportunities to reduce, mitigate, or avoid the risks altogether. Associates within Cyber RM are highly-skilled information security, cyber, technology, and risk management professionals who have a wealth of experience and a demonstrated ability to provide value-added recommendations and deliver high-impact results in their area(s) of expertise.

As the Senior Project Manager you will partner with our lead Scrum Master and Chief Cyber Risk Officer to lead the organization through projects and help the organization deliver on its top priorities. Specifically, this associate will:

  • Develop and coordinate Cyber RM processes and program governance maturation

  • Drive Agile maturity and innovative approaches across the organization;

  • Assist vertical teams in building project/program roadmaps and project managing the execution

  • Assist in managing key project deliverables across all initiatives (including management of the project in Jira tool)

  • Participate in Sprint/Project planning; analyze dependencies

  • Act as a go-to person for team-related questions and governance

  • Participate in the centralized management of Cyber RM Audit & Exams (includes Cyber RM-owned, Cyber RM-impacted audits and exams, Cyber/Tech focused audits and exams)

  • Manage and maintain audit and regulatory interactions for Cyber RM (e.g., regulatory updates, audit status, etc.)

  • Analyze, monitor, mitigate and/or remediate Cyber RM audit findings and MRIA/MRAs

  • And resolve or escalate impediments to help the organization deliver on its top priorities.


  • Serve as the organization's project manager and coach junior and senior colleagues on the basics of project management, Scrum, or Kanban

  • Develop and implement project plans to integrate Agile into all aspects of the organization's work

  • Manage complex cybersecurity or IT projects and leverage data to measure and monitor progress against commitments

  • Foster a culture of openness, collaboration, and continuous improvement

  • Implement Agile maturity and other innovation models throughout the organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree or military experience

  • At least 1 year of experience working with Agile teams

  • At least 1 year of experience working in the fields of information security, cyber, IT, or risk management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Scrum Master or Project Management Professional
  • 2+ years of experience facilitating Agile teams on cybersecurity or IT projects
  • 2+ years of experience managing projects
  • 1+ year of experience with project management tools (e.g., Jira, MS Project)
  • Passion and expertise in cybersecurity or IT
  • Confident, respectful, and articulate when registering dissenting opinions with colleagues and senior management

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

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Senior Associate, Project Management - Cyber Risk Management

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