Senior Director, Software Engineering- Commercial

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Director, Software Engineering- Commercial

Are you excited by the challenge of solving large-scale FinTech problems through innovative engineering and product management? 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 will need to bring for this position:
  • Experience building and leading a large team in the development and rapid delivery of platform capabilities
  • A history of embracing and incubating emerging technology and open source products
  • Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talent.
  • Innovative thinking with a passion for problem-solving
  • Ability to provide a logical framework to support conclusions and ideas.
  • Great attitude, team player and energy amplifier. Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and technologies
  • Take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in ways such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, partners and customers
  • Understanding of ways to lead a team developing in an Agile environment
  • Extend solutions from various points on the software maturity curve
  • Integration of internally built and Vendor applications
  • Strong data skills to be able to lead through system of record conversations as well as the timing of data
  • Machine learning knowledge aimed at problems such as entity resolution and spend patterns of clients.
  • Experience in delivery of software that has many human operational touch points
  • Experience leading DevOps or Site reliability engineering teams

  • Ability to lead a large technical teams
  • Lead the definition of capabilities, guiding the technical architecture and needs to deliver functions spanning people, process and technology
  • Partner with Business Leaders to shape and prioritize initiatives
  • Manage the expectations of a diverse stakeholder group as it relates to progress towards delivery
  • Partner with Vendors who provide key capabilities and ensure there are adequate roadmaps to the future and coverage for the current state
  • Collaborate cross functionally with other areas of business to business Commercial Banking and Capital One to find holistic solutions that deliver the right associate and client experience
  • Find the best solution across the firm and leverage it.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 7 years experience in software development
  • At least 5 years experience building and leading software engineering teams

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • AWS Solution Architect Certification
  • 5+ years' experience in Agile practices
  • 2+ years' experience with Amazon Web Services

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

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