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Principal Associate, Business Risk

BlueTarp Financial

BlueTarp Financial

McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024


Center 3 (19075), United States of America, McLean, Virginia Principal Associate, Business Risk

Security is essential to what we do at Capital One, from protecting customer data to the associate experience. As a Cyber Risk Principal Associate within the Governance and Risk division, you see security as an innovation enabler and differentiator, not a step in the compliance process. You thrive working with business and technology partners to achieve goals and objectives in a secure manner. You’re constantly looking for ways to leverage modern technology architectures. You enjoy solving tough cybersecurity problems in an iterative, team environment.

You are pragmatic and practical in your understanding of software development and IT operations, and have experience with industry risk frameworks and models. You possess a technical understanding of cloud infrastructure, cyber security tools, and tool configuration management as well as risk management and controls. This knowledge will help you collaborate and innovate with customers and colleagues to enhance the technology risk posture.

At Capital One, you will be a vital contributing member to a tiger team responsible for identifying cybersecurity gaps and seams and solutions on how to address them, to include highlighting the need for new or enhanced projects that create business value and reduce critical cyber risk. You are pragmatic and practical in your understanding of security and associated risks, but also willing to know when to pull in experts to inform your efforts and escalate when necessary. You will work with Technical Program Managers and interface closely with product, engineering, architecture, and line-of-business teams to seek input, socialize and validate proposed solutions, and facilitate agreement on implementation and execution.


  • Support the team on collectively mapping technologies to a standardized framework in order to identify and execute on best practices in risk reduction through the configuration of cybersecurity tools and platforms.

  • Support the development, modification, and use of capability, risk, or threat classification frameworks and standardization methodologies to facilitate the conduct of correlative capability, maturity, and effectiveness evaluations.

  • Support data validation and communications on the impact of identified operational, compliance, process, control, and tooling gaps and potential remediation courses of action to multiple audiences, including leadership, to support the enhancement of their cybersecurity postures.

About You:

  • You are innovative and experienced in driving change to achieve desired outcomes

  • You are familiar with capability, risk, or threat classification frameworks and know how to perform qualitative and quantitative analysis.

  • You have experience with issue identification and corrective action implementation

  • You are familiar with cybersecurity tool and platform capabilities

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • You are experienced in providing excellent customer and stakeholder service and support

  • You have strong organizational skills and the ability to drive tasks to completion

  • You are team oriented and have the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including upper management and technology leaders

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification

  • At least 4 years of experience in Information Technology operations

  • At least 2 years of experience in cyber security risk management frameworks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, AWS Cloud Practitioner, or AWS Certified Solutions Architect

  • 1+ year of experience with monitoring, gathering, and assessing artifacts as part of continuous security monitoring (POA&M, MITRE, NIST 800-53)

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

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $134,100 - $153,000 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Risk & Analysis San Francisco, California (Hybrid On-Site): $142,100 - $162,100 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Risk & Analysis

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate’s offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days. No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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