Director of Technology - Machine Learning Program Management

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jun 17, 2021
Jul 03, 2021
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director of Technology - Machine Learning Program Management

As a Director of Technology on Capital One's Enterprise Data Machine Learning team you will execute on high priority enterprise level initiatives, influence across our organization and drive the implementation of our Machine Learning strategy. Specifically you will lead and manage large scale programs around the building of an enterprise wide Machine Learning platform. This role will be responsible for big picture thinking, strategic direction, presenting to executive stakeholders, and holding engineering teams accountable for overarching delivery goals.

Our Directors Have:
  • An appreciation of and background with Enterprise-level platforms, products or services
  • Experience with different product delivery methodologies (agile, waterfall, etc.) and the ability to apply the right approach to the right situation
  • Ability to drive creation and facilitation of senior level governance meetings
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent problem solving and influencing skills

  • Lead a program team focused on the building of an enterprise Machine Learning platform
  • Partner cross-functionally with divisional stakeholders, product and technology teams while effectively driving program delivery
  • Understand and manage risks and dependencies in a dynamic environment that is constantly adapting to the changing needs of the customer
  • Provide clear scope definition across all areas of the program, including planning, communications, change management, and implementation
  • Identify and resolve risks & impediments to ensure that program delivery continues effectively and unencumbered
  • Leveraging problem solving and influencing skills to ensure project plans deliver on intent and risks are appropriately mitigated
  • Build relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure great delivery
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of excellent program management, bringing the ability to quickly put structure in place to manage work in a dynamic complex environment.
  • Manage program communications with key stakeholders at all levels across the company to manage, inform and influence outcomes

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 7 years of technical project or program management experience
  • At least 5 years of people management experience
  • At least 2 years of cloud, machine learning, or Big Data experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree
  • 10+ years of program and project management experience
  • 7+ years of people management experience
  • 3+ years of AWS experience
  • 3+ years of Machine Learning experience
  • PMP, Lean, Agile, or Six Sigma certification

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

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