Sr. Director of Software Engineering
314 Main Street (21020), United States of America, Cambridge, MassachusettsSr. Director of Software EngineeringAre 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!A' We're looking for an influential engineering leader to provide strategic direction on initiatives with significant impact to the Finance organization. This role provides a considerable opportunity for ingenuity, as this individual will work as a key leader to re-imagine our core Financial System (Ledger) and financial data environment.A' The leader will be responsible for driving the technology strategy, gaining alignment with the business and peer technology organizations, and leading solution delivery.A' A' The leader will need to set a high bar when it comes to running a well managed software engineering and operations team.A' They will ensure their teams are exceeding Capital One enterprise and industry standards for well built software.A' They will also make sure that their team is running a closely managed operations space while supporting critical business processes in a - you build it, you own it environment.What you will bring to the position:A proven passion for building, leading and growing high performing teams in the development and rapid delivery of next-generation digital platform and productsA servant leader mentality and a history of creating an inclusive environment, fostering diverse views and approaches from the team, and coaching and mentoring them to thrive in a dynamic workplaceA history of embracing and incubating emerging technology and open source productsA real passion for building highly resilient, scalable and available platforms, rich reusable foundational capabilities and seamless developer experience while focusing on strategic vision and technology roadmap delivery in an MVP / iterative fast paced approach.A' A' Ability to collaborate with various partners in the tech, product, design and business ecosystemThe ability to seed and extend innovation into the greater organization to develop key talent, consistent with that of a leading technology companyInnovative thinking with a passion for problem-solvingAbility to work independently in a fast paced, unstructured environmentAbility to provide a logical framework to support conclusions and ideas.Great attitude, team player and energy amplifier. Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and technologiesUnderstanding of ways to lead a team developing in an Agile environmentResponsibilities:Provide hands-on technical leadership to a dynamic team throughout the software development life cycle in support of various Finance needsCollaborate with architects, other teams, product owners, and software engineers to drive implementation of robust capabilities and experiences.Influence with a strong positive attitude: driving consensus across cross functional leaders and teamsEnsure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperativesRecruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talent.Take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in ways such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, partners and customers, thereby building strong partnerships, consensus and alignment.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's DegreeA' At least 9 years of experience in software engineeringAt least 7 years of people management experienceAt least 3 years of experience with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google CloudPreferred Qualifications:Master's Degree15+ years of experience managing software engineering teams10+ years of software engineering experience for finance, risk management, or audit applications8+ years of experience in Agile practices5+ years of experience working with COTS products3+ years of experience working with Amazon Web Services3+ years of experience with microservices based architecture and streaming technologiesCapital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.