Director, Software Engineering

Capital One
Germantown, MD
Jan 12, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Full Time
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia Director, Software Engineering Director, Software Engineering Are you excited by the challenge of solving large-scale FinTech problems through innovative engineering and product management? Do you enjoy solving complex challenges with open source technologies in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment? Are you obsessed about building robust highly scalable, available enterprise grade platforms that are the heartbeat for delivering high quality products? At the same time have a great feel for a seamless engaging customer experience? You''re at the right place We''re looking for an influential engineering leader to provide strategic direction on initiatives with significant bottom line impact. This role provides a considerable opportunity for ingenuity, as this individual will work as a key leader of an exceptionally talented team, to deliver cutting edge innovation at a massive scale. We are looking for an independent thinker who makes convincing, evidence-based, consensus oriented decisions. The ideal candidate will devise clear roadmaps to fruition and is comfortable thinking strategically and diving deep; a vanguard leader who can identify opportunities and leverage the team to translate them into live solutions. What you''ll do: Collaborate with partner teams to integrate existing technologies and surface new requirements Build a highly available, scalable platform with the customer at the center Work with analysts and product owners to deliver products in an Agile, DevOps, and collaborative environment Grow technical teams, be a caring manager of people, and present to technology & business audiences Provide dependable, customer-oriented support Raise the bar for technical excellence and people management practices Collaborate with product and engineering leadership to construct a product delivery strategy, reasonable roadmaps, and timelines Crisply communicate our strategy, status, and initiatives with partners and engineers and strongly influence positive key outcomes Navigate the organization as necessary to unblock the team and ensure timely delivery Lead the engineering & architecture for resilient cloud-native, data-driven solutions with cutting edge technologies to meet the needs of our organization, users, and internal strategic partners Partner with product management teams to establish product strategy and lead technical teams across the enterprise to enable the vision Evaluate technical products within portfolio for eligibility for inner-sourcing, open sourcing, and commercial monetization Work with technologies such as Java, Spring, REST APIs, DevOps, AWS, Cassandra, and Spark Build highly-available, auto-scalable, always-on high volume systems Who you are: Curious. You like to learn new technologies, adapt well to change, and can provide a comprehensive analysis of options. Passionate. You care about growing others and bringing them together around what''s possible. Optimistic. You look for opportunities to improve and don''t dwell on the negative. Communicator. You can communicate complex ideas clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences, your team knows their priorities and so does your manager. Do-er. You have a bias toward action, you try things, and you wear failures as a badge of honor. Fearless. Big, undefined problems don''t frighten you. Pride. You take pride in your work and have a high bar. You improve every piece of code you touch. Basic qualifications Bachelor''s Degree At least 7 years'' experience in software development At least 5 years'' of experience managing technical teams At least 3 years'' of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud services Preferred qualifications Master''s degree 5 years'' experience working with Amazon Web Services Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this Jobble