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Capital One Director, Technical Program Management in Richmond, Virginia

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.

Director, Technical Program Management

Job Description

Capital One is seeking a strong, experienced Director of Program Management to lead the development and delivery of key solutions in a cloud first technology environment . A strong candidate will have a proven track record of delivering solutions from scratch through implementation as well as rigorous analytical skills experience with leading and developing a new initiative. They will assemble the right teams and scope, anticipate bottlenecks, escalate when necessary, make trade-off decisions, and ultimately deliver a program that secures Capital One’s environment. They will be a clear thinker, thrive in working across teams, and be an expert in dealing with ambiguity. They will also manage, mentor, and build a small program management team that works alongside our agile delivery team to deliver world class security controls across our lines of business.


  • Develops project plans and deliverables that meet identified requirements by application of, or in accordance with, accepted Project Management principles.

  • Ensures assigned individuals are executing the identified and assigned tasks and providing appropriate tracking and reporting per plan. Leads others and directs all phases of assigned projects.

  • Consults with senior management, project sponsors, and/or other stakeholders regarding the interpretation of requirements and execution risk management.

  • Interfaces extensively with senior management. Interactions may include negotiated solutions or influencing and persuading other senior level managers.

  • Provides mentoring to project teams and assists in the development of capability-based solutions, technical requirement determination and value analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 3 years of experience leadership experience in project management

  • At least 3 years of experience supporting or working within technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management (PMP) or Program Management (PgMP) certification

  • 1+ years experience with Agile and Kanban development and methodologies

  • 5+ years experience in each area of Project Management

  • 5+ years experience leading in a Cyber focused organization

  • 5+ years experience leading automation and Dev/Sec Ops principals in a high-tech environment.

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


Darran Davis

Talent Acquisition | Technology

202.641.1842 (Mobile)