Director of Solutions Architecture - DevOps (Remote Eligible)

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jun 18, 2022
Jul 18, 2022
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director of Solutions Architecture - DevOps (Remote Eligible)

To be a great technology-driven company, Capital One is committed to providing outstanding products and experiences for our customers. That means using the latest technology to build and deploy applications to power our businesses across both external and internal users.

If you're looking for a career opportunity involving modern technologies and cloud scale computing, while using your strong analytical and leadership skills to impact the entire enterprise then you're in luck!

Capital One is hiring a Director of Solutions Architecture to join our incredible team of talented technologists in Shared Tech. The Shared Tech team provides technology solutions that span the enterprise and are used across multiple Capital One lines of business.

As a Director, Solutions Architecture, you will be part of and lead a horizontal team that partners alongside product and engineering teams to build and deliver innovative solutions at an enterprise scale. Serving as a technical voice, you will be responsible for providing architectural guidance to our Engineering, Product, and Design teams as they plan and build out new products in the area of end-to-end Software Delivery, Developer Experience, and Cloud Adoption/Patterns. You will partner with our domain accountable executives to bring their roadmaps to fruition in a rational and safe way.

Utilizing in-depth knowledge of software development and deployment, open source technologies, and cloud services (AWS), you will develop the strategy, achieve business and engineering buy-in, and monitor execution toward the target architecture across the enterprise.

If this sounds like the right challenge for you, apply immediately to be considered!

  • Lead, manage and grow a team of talented architects and distinguished engineers establishing strategic architecture direction and patterns for software delivery and cloud adoption that are aligned with overall business strategy
  • Develop domain target architectures by applying an in-depth understanding of the business strategy governing that area
  • Provide thought leadership and technology architecture strategy for all phases of software delivery (development, testing, build, deployment) in a cloud-scale environment
  • Architect solutions that advance the overall enterprise architecture and security standards of Capital One
  • Prepare and present potential technical solutions and advise business and product owners on the technical and business value of proposals, including appropriate tradeoffs, risks and opportunities
  • Provide technical leadership to the design, development, testing and implementation of solutions to crucial business problems through thoughtful use of modern technology
  • Leverage sound judgment and problem solving to tackle some of Capital One's most critical software delivery and cloud problems,, recognizing and incorporating their broader implications
  • Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern data technologies and architecture patterns, sharing customer and engineering benefits to gain buy-in
  • Promote a culture of architecture excellence and being well-managed, using opportunities to promote reuse of existing solutions where possible
  • Work with engineers, product owners and subject matter experts to understand complex technological and business environments and produce integrated end-to-end solution options
  • Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise, at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills
  • Communicate and drive highly complex technology solutions to broad audiences including executives, business leaders, product managers, legal experts, security specialists and software engineers
  • Define, structure and plan work independently

Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 10 years experience in Application Development and Application Architecture
  • At least 5 years experience in development and architecture of CI/CD solutions
  • At least 3 years experience working with infrastructure and open source software
  • At least 3 years of People Management experience
  • At least 3 years experience working in an Agile environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • 12+ year of experience with Technology solutions in the following areas: Cloud Infrastructure (AWS), Container Platforms & Serverless (ECS, EKS, Lambda), CI/CD platforms and pipelines
  • 8+ years experience developing with open source code
  • 2+ years experience with Public Cloud implementations

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, 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.

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 . 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

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).

Similar jobs