Director - Information Security Officer

Ingalls Information Security, LLC Las Vegas, NV 2019-03-19
114 5th Ave (22114), United States of America, New York, New York

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.

Director - Information Security Officer

Security is essential to what we do at Capital One, from protecting our customers to our associates.  As the Information Security Officer for a line of business, you are a demonstrated leader and 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 the business to understand their goals and objectives and help them meet those goals and objectives in a secure manner with a heavy forward lean on utilization of Public Cloud Services and engineering modern software. At Capital One, you will consult on initiatives, programs, and projects to raise their game in Information Security and Risk Management.  You are pragmatic and practical in your understanding of risk and security, but also willing to know when to pull in experts and escalate. You collaborate and innovate with other security groups within Capital One to push the envelope. You will lead a team of dynamic and talented Information Security specialists who want to learn from your experience and skills.


  • Be a leader at a premiere technology and financial services company

  • Work at the tip of the spear of technology security

  • Build your team to provide top-notch information security and risk management expertise and guidance

  • Lead a team of Information Security experts to include the following divisional functions: Cyber Risk Management, Cyber Program Management and Cyber Remediation

  • Liaise with risk partners across various division and enterprise functions to include Technology Risk Management

  • Serve as the central point of contact for your line of business technology executives into Capital One’s Cyber Risk Management priorities

  • Be an advocate for security and an advocate for the business and digital innovation

  • Provide security expertise on prioritizing and managing information security risks and initiatives

  • Work with business leadership to anticipate their objectives and needs to better serve them

  • Provide regular updates to executive leadership with your line of business on the overall information security health and risk environment

  • Influence customers to help them understand and adequately mitigate cyber risks

  • Escalate and manage cyber security risk

  • Effectively communicate Technology and Cyber risk metrics to the business

About You:

  • You have a desire to work in a very fast moving, forward leaning, modern computing environment

  • You have a deep passion for prioritizing and managing information security risks and initiatives

  • You have a strong desire to continually learn about new technologies

  • You possess strong conceptual thinking and communication skills

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • You are able to work well under minimal supervision

  • You are driven to build an effective team and communicate your strategic vision

  • You are a demonstrated leader with team-oriented interpersonal skills and the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including upper management, IT leaders, auditors, and technology vendors

  • 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

  • You have the ability to describe the risks of a security exposure or vulnerability in business-impact terms

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience

  • At least 10 years experience in information technology

  • At least 5 years experience in information security

  • At least 5 years of experience managing teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree or PhD in a related field

  • 8+ years of experience performing security risk assessments and security architecture reviews highly desired

  • 8+ years of experience of leading applications security, vulnerability management and incident response functions

  • 5+ years of experience working with industry frameworks and compliance requirements, such as NIST CSF, FFIEC CAT, and PCI DSS

  • 5+ years of experience with IT audits

  • Proven experience managing security risk a public cloud environment (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Experience utilizing Agile methodologies

  • Professional certifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • Experience in a regulated environment

  • Financial services industry experience a plus

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

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