Director, Solution Architecture

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Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Sep 22, 2021
Oct 22, 2021
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director, Solution Architecture

The Associate Experience Technology Team is a fast-paced and passionate team that is responsible for improving the Associate Experience across Capital One by creating enterprise solutions that are simple, secure and seamless. We design and deliver software solutions across a diverse technology landscape that consists of enterprise SaaS applications, OS Platforms, Web and Mobile applications and custom built enterprise solutions.

As a Director, Solution Architecture, you will lead a horizontal team that partners alongside product engineering teams to build and deliver innovative solutions at an enterprise scale. Serving as a technical voice, you will be responsible for providing architectural and cyber security guidance to our Engineering, Product, Data, and Design teams as they plan and build out new products. You will also be involved in continuously helping to improve our existing suite of products to ensure security, performance, maintainability, and usability are best-in-class.

About you
  • Passionate about security and architecture across a broad range of systems and technologies
  • Lead by influence and enjoy engaging in healthy debates to arrive at creative solutions with a vast array of technologists and leaders
  • Recognize the impact of near and long term decisions and can explain it to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excel at building and leveraging trust with technical teams and leaders to gain alignment
  • Always seek to elevate the user experience through innovative solutions

  • Establish architecture and security strategic direction for our product landscape, including standards and frameworks that are aligned with overall business strategy
  • Collaborate with Information Security Officers, architecture, product owners and software engineers to drive implementation of new applications and features.
  • Assess emerging technologies to determine where they fill gaps, overlap with existing solutions or extend capabilities.
  • Contribute to the evolution of the architecture practice aligned with security and technology organization strategy and objectives
  • Review existing and proposed architectures, identify security design gaps, and recommend changes or enhancements
  • Participate in solution architecture design; lead architecture and security efforts assisting with the integration and initial implementation of solutions
  • Leverage complex technical and security challenges to drive innovation
  • Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead talent to be their best

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 7 years of experience in information security
  • At least 5 years of people management experience
  • At least 5 years experience in securing a public cloud environments and services (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • At least 3 years experience utilizing Agile methodologies

Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience with application security, vulnerability management, or data loss prevention
  • 3+ years experience in macOS, Windows and mobile device management technologies
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), AWS Certification

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new 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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