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Director, Data Management and Strategy

Capital One
Ames, IA 50014
161 Bay Street (93021), Canada, Toronto,Toronto, Ontario,

At Capital One, were 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, Data Management and Strategy

As a Director in Capital One Canadas Data Management and Governance team you will lead a team that applies their analytical, data management, and process management skills to support the development and adoption of the Data Management Strategy. You and your team will collaborate with the Data Science team and lines of business to reduce data risk and to enable the secure and efficient use of data assets.

You will leverage your analytical skills to identify and diagnose data risks. Your data management skills will enable the mitigation and prevention of future risk events. By continuously improving on our data management practices, you will drive a well-managed and reliable data ecosystem as well as robust and scalable business intelligence.

You and your team will sit at the intersection of risk management and data consulting, offering services to various business teams in order to ensure best practices in data access, usage, and reporting. Risk Managers in the Data Management and Governance team are highly motivated risk and data management professionals with excellent organization, problem-solving, influence and communication skills. These individuals have the opportunity to work with and implement innovative solutions and processes to extract value from our data while identifying and mitigating data risks across the lines of business within Canada.


  • Identify opportunities and work with business stakeholders and partners to embed data management practices into our daily operations and business processes across the organization
  • Use analytical skills to conduct Risk Process Assessment and Improvement, Data Process Design & Process Excellence
  • Perform gap assessments and create recommendations to ensure progress towards organizational adoption of data management transformation
  • Collaborate within Enterprise Data Management and with our partners on areas of metadata management, data quality management and data stewardship functions
  • Manage a team to deliver on data management goals and to enable data usage and reporting for the business
  • Work with partners to improve adoption and user experience of data management tools in emerging platforms


  • Your choice of hardware - latest MacBook Pro or HP EliteBook and all the monitors you want!
  • With Manager approval, you can travel to a conference of your choice annually (senior+) - PyCon, PyData, AWS re:Invent, KDD, etc.
  • Various internal training opportunities across our US and Canada locations
  • $5000/yr education budget
  • Flexible work hours, dress code and environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in a quantitative field
  • At least 4 years experience in people management
  • At least 4 years experience with data reporting
  • At least 5 years experience with relational databases and programming in SQL
  • At least 5 years of experience in data management practices and processes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree
  • Ability to effectively navigate a large organization and coordinate/influence multiple groups across lines of business
  • Knowledge of AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda, RDS, etc.)
  • Six Sigma certification OR Lean certification OR Agile Coach certification
  • 5+ years experience in Business Intelligence
  • 5+ years of experience in Risk Management

Capital One Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We consider all qualified applicants and will meet the needs of those requiring reasonable accommodations.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@capitalone.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-01

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