Director, Software Engineering

Capital One
Merrifield, VA
Nov 30, 2021
Dec 05, 2021
Full Time
11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New YorkDirector, 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? We're looking for a hands-on engineering leader who thrives on building cutting-edge technology solutions from scratch.This role provides a considerable opportunity for ingenuity, as this individual will work as a key leader of an exceptionally talented engineering team, to deliver innovation at a massive scale.We are looking for an independent thinker who makes convincing, evidence-based decisions. The ideal candidate will devise clear roadmaps to innovation 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, used by millions of customers.What you will need to bring for this position:Experience building and leading a team in the development and rapid delivery of next-generation digital productsA history of embracing and incubating emerging technology and open source productsAbility to collaborate with various partners in the tech, startup and academic ecosystemsThe ability to seed and extend innovation into the greater organization to develop key talent, consistent with that of a leading technology companyTechnical Leadership: the ability to choose the right technologies and inspire your teammates to deliver quality software solutionsRecruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talentGreat attitude, team player and energy amplifier. Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and technologiesTake ideas and concepts, and visualize them in ways such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, partners and customersUnderstanding of ways to lead a team developing in an Agile environmentAbility to work independently in a fast paced, unstructured environmentA robust portfolio of shipped code on GitHub or other open Source contributions and experience with distributed/scalable systems is a plusResponsibilities:Implement MVP solutions that will drive long term technical strategyReview, contribute to, and oversee the code and architectural patterns designed by senior-level engineers on your teamRecruit, retain, and manage a team of high-performing hands-on engineers and team leadsCollaborate with product managers and other partners to build a product strategy and roadmapProvide technical leadership to a dynamic team throughout the software development life cycleCollaborate with architects, other teams, product owners, and software engineers to drive the implementation of new applicationsLeverage your strong analytical and problem-solving skillsConduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standardsEnsure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperativesMaintain records to document program development and revisionsNavigate the organization to proactively resolve obstaclesBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's DegreeAt least 5 years of people management experienceAt least 5 years of experience with RESTful APIsAt least 3 years of experience with cloud servicesPreferred Qualifications:Master's Degree2+ years' experience building highly-available API services2+ years' experience working within AWS2+ years of experience with GoLang2+ years of experience with CassandraCapital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.No agencies please. 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