Senior Manager, Software Engineering, Cloud Safety

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
Sep 16, 2023
Oct 16, 2023
Full Time
Center 3 (19075), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Manager, Software Engineering, Cloud Safety

The cloud can be a dangerous place for the uninitiated - it's our org's mission to make it less so. Our teams are responsible for implementing the cloud controls that secure our company and ensure the developers responsible for their cloud resources are notified of non-compliance (and are supplied with means of addressing it). This role is to manage a long-established team in charge of the Cloud Custodian Platform, responsible for identification of non-compliant cloud resources in all AWS accounts in the company, and any subsequent actions that might result from such identifications.

We are looking to hire hands-on people leaders who are passionate learners, have a strong track record of growing/mentoring engineering teams, and are motivated to take on new challenges. As a manager, you will be a technical, detail-oriented leader who can build and grow an engineering organization using strong judgment and programming skills. You will have a solid understanding of the products and systems your team owns, their limitations, and the reasons behind architecture decisions.

What You'll Do:
  • Lead a technology project and its team of developers to create solutions that help meet Cloud Security and Compliance needs for the company
  • Support the operations of and enhancements to a intricate system running at massive scale
  • Collaborate with product managers, and deliver robust cloud-based solutions to new problems that may arise
  • Be familiar with and help the team utilize programming languages like TypeScript, Python, and React, NoSQL databases, Container Orchestration services including Docker, Serverless, and a variety of AWS tools and services
  • Share your passion for staying on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, participating in internal & external technology communities, mentoring other members of the engineering community, and prototyping/implementing the technical solutions

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 8 years of professional software engineering experience (Internship experience does not apply)
  • At least 1 year experience with cloud computing (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)
  • At least 4 years of people management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • 9+ years of experience in at least one of the following: Python, JavaScript, or TypeScript
  • 7+ years of people management experience
  • 3+ years of experience with AWS
  • 4+ years of experience in open source frameworks
  • 2+ years of experience in Agile practices

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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