Sr. Director of Software Engineering

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia
Sep 15, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Full Time
West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Sr. Director of Software Engineering

As a Sr. Director of Software Engineering within Capital One's Enterprise Data Machine Learning (EDML) organization you will execute on high priority initiatives, influence across the Tech organization, and drive the implementation of our technology strategy forward.

This is a critical role and someone who will lead engineering teams including people management, strategy, and delivery. This individual will come into an organization where they have a strong group of Distinguished Engineers (DE) who can help with the HOW around building great enterprise tech. These DEs will also help motivate, train, and retain engineers but this role will be responsible for the ultimate management of this part of the organization.

As this role will serve as a member of our leadership team within EDML, and will be responsible for coaching and mentoring our engineers, 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.

In this role, you will:
  • Lead, manage, and grow multiple teams where you will be a talent enabler by expanding our inclusive culture and mindfully growing our people.
  • Partner with Product to help define the what and why we want to build - with an understanding of the tech landscape. You will also understand what to push back and influence and when.
  • Partner with Program and the Tech SMEs to create realistic roadmaps and set expectations with customers
  • Partner with Portfolio Delivery to ensure teams are set up with agile/operational excellence for sustainable delivery
  • Establish an enterprise-wide structure to support enterprise technology initiatives; examples include the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Open Source Office, and developer-centric product implementations
  • Leverage engineering, problem solving and influencing skills to ensure process and risk management solutions are also technically sound
  • Advocate for enterprise technology initiatives in the enterprise technology backlog structure
  • Identify interdependencies and emerging trends across interrelated technology efforts and programs to continuously improve products and services

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 9 years experience in software engineering
  • At least 7 years of experience managing software engineering teams

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 12+ years experience in software engineering
  • 10+ years of experience managing software engineering teams
  • 4+ years of experience with AWS

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

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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