Director, Software Engineering

Capital One
Gaithersburg, MD
Jun 17, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Full Time
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, VirginiaDirector, Software EngineeringDirector, 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!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.A' The Director, Software Engineering role also plays a key role in the development and deployment of innovative big data platforms for advance analytics and data processing. This role defines and builds the data pipelines that will enable faster, better, data-informed decisions-making for Capital One. What you'll doA' Collaborate with partner teams to integrate existing technologies and surface new requirementsBuild 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 environmentA' Grow technical teams, be a caring manager of people, and present to technology & business audiencesA' Provide dependable, customer-oriented supportA' Raise the bar for technical excellence and people management practicesA' Collaborate with product and engineering leadership to construct a product delivery strategy, reasonable roadmaps, and timelinesA' Crisply communicate our strategy, status, and initiatives with partners and engineers and strongly influence positive key outcomesA' Navigate the organization as necessary to unblock the team and ensure timely deliveryA' 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 partnersPartner with product management teams to establish product strategy and lead technical teams across the enterprise to enable the visionWork with leaders of other products in the ecosystem to ensure integration patterns are well-understood, well-defined, and well-engineeredEvaluate technical products within portfolio for eligibility for inner-sourcing, open sourcing, and commercial monetizationUnderstand design, architecture, code across multiple technologies and provide technical guidance to team membersA' Lead strategy and operational delivery of business critical platforms and services using modern technologiesWho you areA' Curious. You like to learn new technologies, adapt well to change, and can provide a comprehensive analysis of options.A' Passionate. You care about growing others and bringing them together around what's possible.A' Optimistic. You look for opportunities to improve and don't dwell on the negative.A' Communicator. You can communicate complex ideas clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences, your team knows their priorities and so does your manager.A' Do-er. You have a bias toward action, you try things, and you wear failures as a badge of honor.A' Fearless. Big, undefined problems don't frighten you.A' Pride. You take pride in your work and have a high bar. You improve every piece of code you touch.A' Basic qualificationsA' Bachelor's DegreeAt least 7 years' experience in software developmentAt least 5 years' of experience managing technical teamsA' At least 3 years' of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud servicesA' Preferred qualificationsA' Master's degreeA' 5+ years' experience working with Amazon Web ServicesA' A' A' A' A' Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.