Director, Platform EngineeringApply now Job ID R97629 Updated date 06/23/2020 Location New York, New York
At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.
Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.
Director, Platform Engineering
Are 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 and cloud technologies in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment? We’re looking for an influential engineering leader to provide strategic direction on initiatives with significant bottom line impact.
This role provides a considerable opportunity for ingenuity, as this individual will work as a key leader of an exceptionally talented team, to deliver cutting edge 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 happy 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 products
A history of embracing and incubating emerging technology and open source products
Ability to collaborate with various partners in the tech, startup and academic ecosystems
The ability to seed and extend innovation into the greater organization to develop key talent, consistent with that of a leading technology company
Exceptional management ability: Manage software engineering team to deliver technology prototypes in support of business assessment.
Technical Leadership: the ability to inspire your teammates to deliver quality software solutions
Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talent.
Innovative thinking with a passion for problem-solving
Ability to provide a logical framework to support conclusions and ideas.
Great attitude, team player and energy amplifier. Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and technologies
Take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in ways such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, partners and customers
Understanding of ways to lead a team developing in an Agile environment
Provide technical leadership to a dynamic team throughout the software development life cycle
Collaborate with architects, other teams, product owners, and software engineers to drive the implementation of new applications
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Conduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standards
Ability to work independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment
Ensure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperatives
Maintain records to document program development and revisions
A robust portfolio of shipped code on GitHub or other open Source contributions and experience with distributed/scalable systems is a plus
At least 5 years' building and leading software engineering teams
At least 5 years' experience with object-oriented programming, functional programming, and data design
At least 5 years' experience in developing scalable web applications and architectural standards
At least 3 years' experience with Cloud technologies
At least 3 years' experience utilizing DevOps technologies to drive Continuous Delivery
At least 3 years’ experience with RESTful APIs
Experience building financial systems in the banking industry
Experience working with major core banking systems
8+ years' experience in software development
8+ years' experience in Agile practices
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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