Director, Product Management - Observability, Monitoring, and Logging

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Sep 16, 2023
Oct 16, 2023
Full Time
West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Director, Product Management - Observability, Monitoring, and Logging

At Capital One, we think big and do big things. We are a Top-10 bank by deposits-a high-tech company, scientific laboratory, and a nationally recognized brand. Our products reach tens of millions of consumers and have been recognized by numerous prestigious awards for their customer-friendliness. Capital One was the first major bank to move to cloud computing and to publish APIs for the Open Banking future.

We are looking for a Product Leader for our Enterprise Products Technology team who is imaginative, collaborative and truly passionate around making lives better for engineers. This role provides the opportunity to see how your products and investment decisions transform our engineering community. We're looking for a product leader who cares deeply about elegantly solving the observability challenges faced by developers and operators of modern software running in the Cloud.

The ideal candidate is:
  • Excited by new technology: you use it, you learn new tech, ideally in your past you built it
  • Energized by engaging with engineers: they are your users, you bring empathy and understanding to the challenges they face day in and day out
  • Product management expertise: building product strategies, operationalizing product metrics, building business cases
  • Comfortable working in the gray space: you are comfortable working through ambiguity and the change management that comes with establishing teams
  • You are or want to become an amazing storyteller and communicator.

Responsibilities include:
  • Taking a customer-back and evidence based approach to defining, executing, and delivering a product roadmap and product strategy
  • Working with technical customers of a large platform at the center of the company
  • Engaging customers directly through a variety of channels to serve as the voice of the customer internally- identifying new capabilities, defining product features, and working closely with development teams to get those features incorporated
  • Working in a cross-functional group - closely partnering with engineering, design, operations, finance and executive teams to bring a product to life
  • Drive the product management practice within the organization, defining expectations and commitments.
  • Operationalizing product metrics for the products you own and building the business case for new investment
  • Influencing senior stakeholders to use our products and sharing with them the outcomes we are enabling to strengthen investment

Ideal candidates will demonstrate:
  • Significant expertise in establishing and developing strong working relationships with all levels of associates and external parties, while maintaining appropriate levels of objectivity to their work
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a start-up like environment, and adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality products and applications that customers love
  • Expertise building multi-year product strategies and authoring business cases
  • Experience delivering products against plan in a fast-paced, multi-disciplined, distributed-responsibility and often ambiguous environment
  • Technical knowledge and depth necessary to propose and influence new product and feature ideas, especially in the space of web APIs and their role in connecting the dots for a large enterprise.
  • Analytical and quantitative skills; experience using hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
  • History of teamwork and a willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job done

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 7 years of product management experience
  • At least 4 years of experience working with software engineering teams
  • At least 3 years of experience in people management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree
  • 7+ years of experience translating business strategy and analysis into consumer facing digital products
  • 7+ years of experience in Agile or Lean product management methodologies
  • 5+ years delivering Software as a Service (SaaS), or web API-driven products to technical customers.
  • Understanding of observability market and related products such as Splunk, New Relic, Datadog, Grafana, Pager Duty
  • Good understanding of DevOps with an understanding of how modern software is built, packaged, deployed, and observed in the Cloud.
  • 5+ years of people management experience
  • 3+ years experience in human-centered product discovery methods, such as design thinking and service design

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

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $228,500 - $260,800 for Director, Product Management

San Francisco, California (Hybrid On-Site): $242,100 - $276,300 for Director, Product Management

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate's offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

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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