Sr. Director of Machine Learning

Capital One
Mclean, VA
Jun 17, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Full Time
11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New YorkSr. Director of Machine LearningCapital One is committed to becoming a leader in machine learning, and using machine learning to deliver better financial services to our customers. We are seeking a Sr. Director of Machine Learning to help lead, build and drive this transformation across our entire company. This individual will be part of our technology organization, and will lead teams building ML platforms and tools that transform the way we make decisions.A' Capital One's technology organization leads the financial services industry. We have adopted public cloud (AWS) for our technology infrastructure, and this provides the compute and storage capabilities necessary to power machine learningat a scale and speed that was not previously possible. We are undertaking a massive transformation in our data ecosystem to enable real-time streaming data and modern analytics platforms that can handle the volume and variety of data available at Capital One. We have recruited the best technology talent in financial services. We are increasingly becoming a platform-oriented company with data and machine learning platforms as key drivers for our business.A' At Capital One we believe that machine learning represents the biggest opportunity in financial services today, and is a chance to revolutionize the industry. Capital One's commitment to machine learning has sponsorship from the CEO, the Board of Directors, and the executive committee of the company.At Capital One, diversity, inclusion and belonging are valued at our core. We empower our associates to do great work by creating an inclusive culture - we call this our Culture of Belonging, and it rests at the heart of our Diversity, and Inclusion & Belonging (DIB) efforts. It is of paramount importance this individual values diverse perspectives, fosters collaboration and encourages innovative ideas - and can create a place where associates of all backgrounds can thrive by bringing their most authentic selves to work.A' Our Sr. Directors Are:Deep technical experts and thought leaders that help accelerate adoption of the very best engineering practices, while maintaining knowledge on industry innovations, trends and practicesStrong people leaders who are experienced in leading cross-functional teams of engineers, product managers, designers, and program managersVisionaries, helping solve Capital One's toughest technology challenges, to deliver on business needs that directly impact the lives of millions of our customers and associatesExperts in recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance managementRole models and mentors, helping to coach and strengthen the technical expertise and know-how of our engineering and product communityResponsibilities:Build a world-class competency in machine learning at Capital One by building and managing a team of the brightest minds in machine learning.A' Set vision to truly disrupt the financial services industry through leading edge machine learning capabilities. Build the vision and the roadmap as to where the organization will go, what the priorities should be, creating both near-term and long-term wins from the application of machine learning.As a naturally curious leader, stay abreast of and determine how to fully leverage existing and emerging machine learning techniques and frameworks to continuously keep us at the forefront.A' Create a robust operating model for machine learning applications that provides a clear development path from POC to prototype to full enterprise-class capabilities.Nurture a healthy collaborative engineering culture, and provide transparency to business and technology leaders on selection and prioritization of machine learning capabilities and their progress.A' Partner with the enterprise risk partners to stand up proper governance and oversight of machine learning capabilities.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's DegreeAt least 9 years of experience in Software EngineeringAt least 7 years of people management experienceAt least 4 years of Machine Learning experienceAt least 4 years of experience in cloud native developmentPreferred Qualifications:Masters or PhD in Machine Learning or Artificial IntelligenceA' 8+ years of experience in building multi-tenant Machine Learning platforms and scaling Machine Learning models6+ years of experience in AWS and Machine Learning platforms (SageMaker, EMR, EKS, DynamoDB, or KubeFlow)5+ years of experience with machine learning, deep learning, and statistical modeling using Scikit Learn, XGBoost, TensorFlow, Keras, or PyTorch.At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.