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Senior Manager, Solutions Architect

Location: New York, New York; Richmond, Virginia; McLean, Virginia; Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job ID R112148 Updated date 06/10/2021
11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New York

Senior Manager, Solutions Architect

As a Capital One Senior Manager Solutions Architect, you'll be part of the Small Business Card Architecture Team team dedicated to supporting our delivery teams by driving solutions architecture, leading trade-off analysis for hard to change decisions, and managing the current and target state for a portfolio of applications that run on existing and emerging technology platforms. Working within an Agile environment, you will partner with  Senior Engineers, Product Managers, and Delivery Leads to create confidence in our technology investment through intentional architecture. You will represent the SBC Data Domain in Card and Enterprise Architecture discussions. You will be the primary architure point of contact for engineers. 
As a Senior Manager Solutions Architect you will work with and apply technologies in categories such as:
* Cloud Computing Services (AWS, Azure, etc.)
* Data Management Solutions (Metadata, Lineage, Quality)
* Big Data Programming Frameworks (Hadoop, Spark, etc.)
* Big Data Storage and Visualization Solutions
* Streaming Technologies
* Performance and Scaling Techniques
* Data Integration Patterns
* Microservices
* Open Source Software

Who You Are:

  • Your are passionate about architecture, and applying it to cutting edge data solutions 

  • You love the comradery, debates, and leaning that comes from working with a team of fellow architects

  • Can see the impact of near term and long term choices, and are great at explaining it 

  • Energized by challenges; incredible at technical analysis, and focus on doing the right thing 

  • Excel at building and leveraging trust with technical & people leaders across teams to gain alignment

  • You are a life-long learner & mentor

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead solutions architecture design for applications in the Small Business Card Data Domain 

  • Leading Trade-off and impact analysis work for hard to change technical decisions, and manage technical conflict 

  • Acting as a thought leader and strategist with our delivery and product partners

  • Advocating for  and representing Small Business Card technology in the Architecture Review Boards, and various product, platform and architecture discussions

  • Presenting work products and strategies to product managers, technology leadership across Capital One 

  • Functioning as a primary architecture point of contact for other architecture teams & Small Business Card Data Delivery Teams

  • Defining, executing and continuously improving our internal architecture processes 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 5 years of experience in software engineering or data engineering 

  • At least 2 years of experience creating solutions architectures in a public cloud (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud) 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering or data engineering

  • 6+ years of experience as a Solutions Architect

  • Experience with Big Data Programming Frameworks (Hadoop, Spark, etc.)  

  • Experience to engaging, influencing and driving initiatives by partnering with technology executives

  • Experience mentoring software engineers or architects

  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate 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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