Director, Software Engineering - Cloud DevOps Tooling

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Jun 01, 2023
Jun 30, 2023
Full Time
Locations: VA - Richmond, United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Director, Software Engineering - Cloud DevOps Tooling

We are seeking a Director of Software Engineering who is passionate about growing and sustaining an innovative technology organization while fostering a culture of engineering and operational excellence. This individual will be an engineering leader who enjoys solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment. At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of builders, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs.

As part of this role, you'll work on designing cloud native solutions and will have opportunity to work on emerging technologies such as: Python, GO, Vue.js, REST, NoSQL databases, relational databases, and AWS/Cloud Infrastructure to name a few.

This position will be a part of the DevOps Tooling team within Cloud & Productivity Engineering (CPE) and will be responsible for tooling across Capital One while continuing to modernize CI/CD principles.

You will:
  • Lead multiple delivery teams and coach team through their career development and performance
  • Develop the technical strategy, roadmap and vision for the platforms you own
  • Work with product managers to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios - Continuously improve software engineering practices
  • Work within and across engineering teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack development tools and technologies
  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community
  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity
  • Ownership over critical platforms. Collaborate with partner engineering teams to provide active input as an expert on reliability, performance, and efficiency on high available systems architecture
  • Possess a strong sense of engineering quality and defining best practices
  • Focus on the efficient use of CI/CD tooling. Inspire engineering teams to up their DevOps modernization journey within AWS environments.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree

- At least 7 years experience in software development

- At least 5 years experience in people management

- At least 3 years of public Cloud experience

- At least 3 experience building CI/CD pipelines and tooling development

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's Degree

- 10+ years of experience in software development

- 5+ years of experience building enterprise software platforms

- 5+ years of large-scale infrastructure designs, implementation and support of critical systems

- 4+ years of experience using DevOps and CI/CD processes and toolsets (Jenkins)

- 4+ years of AWS, Azure, or GCP experience

- 3+ years of experience building CI/CD pipelines in a serverless computing environment

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

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

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.

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