Security Vulnerability Programme Manager
Security Vulnerability Programme Manager
The Product Security Assurance (PSA) team sits within UK Cyber. Our mission is to ensure the security of Capital One's UK applications and infrastructure. It does so through three different functions: Application Security; finding vulnerabilities in our applications through penetration tests and security assessments, and assisting teams in fixing them. Vulnerability Management; managing open vulnerabilities against our infrastructure throughout their lifecycle and coordinating remediation efforts. Engineering/DevSecOps; developing, maintaining and reporting on security controls embedded in the SDLC.
As the Vulnerability Programme Manager you’ll be responsible for owning the strategy, process and evolution of these teams. You will work closely with technical experts in the PSA team and leverage their knowledge and skill sets to translate technical data and insight into actionable business context for formal reporting, with the ability to then articulate this to a wider group of internal Technology and Business stakeholders in a compelling manner.
What you’ll being doing
Owning the vulnerability management strategy and process for the UK.
Acting as the business owner’s subject matter expert on vulnerability impact and risk
Partnering with other remediation managers and penetration testers in the UK, wider global Cyber team and other technical teams to champion the vulnerability remediation lifecycle in the UK.
Providing a thoughtful approach to risk management and controls simplification with measurable data driven outcomes ensuring all appropriate exception, issue or risk processes were strictly adhered to if non-compliances were discovered.
Providing guidance on root cause, and managing the full lifecycle of reported vulnerabilities through to closure.
You are familiar with, and have a working knowledge of the various security vulnerabilities categories such as; dynamic, static and software composition analysis in applications and Cloud, on-premise, containers and endpoints in infrastructure.
You have previously worked with and/or organised data from a variety of tools such as Qualys, tenable or nessus.
You have had exposure to executive, regulatory and audit reporting, related to cyber risk management.
You have previously delivered a programme of work to improve a vulnerability management program.
You have sufficient technical knowledge that enables you to prioritise entries in the vulnerability datasets based on risk, and then turn this into business language for formal reporting to different audiences
You’re passionate about making a difference and positively challenge the status quo through continuous improvement
Any experience of/with these would also be great:
Familiarity with open-source tooling
Knowledge of SQL language
Knowledge of Python or other scripting languages
Experience of cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure)
Experience with Kenna, Qualys or similar
Hands-on system infrastructure operations, security operations or a security engineering background
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Who We Are
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.
Live a healthy life with our private health insurance which is free for your family.
Stay in shape with our on-site gym in Nottingham and rooftop running track in London.
Work-life balance is important to us. So, we are open to flexible working to support your lifestyle.
We are able to support you with relocation if needed. And we offer an interest-free travel ticket and stock purchase plan.
You'll get access to vast amounts of internal and external conferences and a dedicated internal training platform.
We are proud to support our local tech communities with various meet-ups and events for you to get involved in.
Cyber at Capital One
The UK Cyber team is part of the bigger US Cyber enterprise. This means that the UK Cyber team benefits from small company agility with big company resources.
As one of the UK’s top ten credit card providers, keeping our millions of customers safe is vital to our business. For a Cyber professional like you, that means an opportunity to make a difference, learn and grow.
We’re making finance simpler and more human. So our cutting-edge products need to work for our consumers as well as being super secure.
In Cyber at Capital One, we do things at a fast pace in a CI/CD environment. We’re not a normal financial services company constrained by a fixed mindset and legacy systems.
We’re an AGILE business that dreams big and has the resources to deliver big (our largest systems are already 100% in the Cloud). We’re doing whatever it takes to protect our customers; the smartest new people, new technologies, new products, new ideas, new ways of thinking and working.
We invest in our Cyber team, using leading edge tech, our in-house Tech College and external training to keep the team ahead of the curve.
We play an active part in the wider community, hosting Cyber MeetUps at our offices in London, and sponsoring, promoting and attending Cyber events throughout the year.
"The Capital One UK Cyber business benefits from small company agility with big company resources."
Dicky Stafford, Director of Cyber Engineering
Are you the right fit?
You see opportunities to innovate and disrupt where others see obstacles and hurdles. You tell others how they can do something rather than telling them why they can’t.
You can convince, explain and reassure people at all levels, from business managers to developers.
You have an appetite to learn and enjoy the challenge of doing things that haven’t been done before (data streaming, machine learning). You apply rigorous engineering sense to deliver robust business servicing applications.
You’re not afraid to challenge the status quo.
- A passion for learning and innovating
A lot of what we do is new, so you’ll learn by immersing yourself in the wider community, developing yourself and your team along the way.
- High quality work
We work in a rapidly changing business, so you’ll need a focus on delivering high quality work at a fast pace. Doing the right thing quickly is good; quick and dirty just won’t cut it.
- Team player
We have a ‘wade in and help’ mindset in Cyber. You’ll thrive on getting stuck in. You’ll give your own opinions, share your experiences and perspectives, and listen to those of colleagues. In doing so, you’ll learn and help others in the team learn from you.