Distinguished Engineer - Enterprise Architecture

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia
Jan 21, 2022
Feb 19, 2022
Full Time
West Creek 1 (12071), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Distinguished Engineer - Enterprise Architecture

Distinguished Engineer - Enterprise Architecture

Distinguished Engineers are individual contributors who strive to be diverse in thought so we visualize the problem space. At Capital One, we believe diversity of thought strengthens our ability to influence, collaborate and provide the most innovative solutions across organizational boundaries. Distinguished Engineers will significantly impact our trajectory and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions.

The Enterprise Architecture team is a passionate and experienced team that is responsible for building destination architectures across Capital One by working with our partner delivery organizations. We provide guidance and direction with the goal of maximizing efficiency, reuse and ensuring cross domain interactions are well designed and safe.

As a Distinguished Engineer - Enterprise Architecture, you will be part of a horizontal team that partners alongside product and engineering teams to build and deliver innovative solutions at an enterprise scale. Serving as a technical voice, you will be responsible for providing architectural guidance to our Engineering, Product, Data, and Design teams as they plan and build out new products--typical domain areas include Consumer Identity, Customer Data, Integration Technologies and a variety of interesting engineering initiatives. You will partner with our domain accountable executives to bring their roadmaps to fruition in a rational and safe way.

Distinguished Engineers 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 practices
  • Visionaries, collaborating on Capital One's toughest issues, to deliver on business needs that directly impact the lives of our customers and associates
  • Role models and mentors, helping to coach and strengthen the technical expertise and know-how of our engineering and product community
  • Evangelists, both internally and externally, helping to elevate the Distinguished Engineering community and establish themselves as a go-to resource on given technologies and technology-enabled capabilities

  • 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 scalable and safe solutions that align with are strategic destination architectures.
  • 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 misalignments with Enterprise strategy, and recommend changes or enhancements.
  • Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern technologies, sharing consumer and engineering benefits to gain buy-in
  • Strike the right balance between lending expertise and providing an inclusive environment where others' ideas can be heard and championed; leverage expertise to grow skills in the broader Capital One team
  • Promote a culture of engineering excellence, using opportunities to reuse and innersource solutions where possible
  • Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise, at all levels of the organization
  • Operate as a trusted advisor for a specific technology, platform or capability domain, helping to shape use cases and implementation in an unified manner
  • Lead the way in creating next-generation talent for Tech, mentoring internal talent and actively recruiting external talent to bolster Capital One's Tech talent

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 7 years of experience in software engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience with public cloud environments (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • At least 3 years of experience in enterprise architecture
  • At least 2 years of experience with Agile methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 9+ years of software engineering experience
  • 3+ years experience with Consumer Identity, Identity Access Management, Integration Technologies, Security or specific development framework expertise e.g. micro-frontends, serverless technologies, build automation
  • Experience in FinTech domains
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) or AWS Certification

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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