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Distinguished Data Architect - Director

Location Plano, Texas
Job ID R100643 Updated date 10/02/2020
Plano Town Center (31064), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Distinguished Data Architect - Director

At Capital One, we believe in the values of Excellence and Doing the Right Thing. We are a technology-oriented company delivering financial  products to market through modern technology and constant innovation at a massive scale.

Distinguished Architecture 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 and Architect community and establish themselves as a go-to resource on given technologies, processes and technology-enabled capabilities

  • Leaders who gain the trust and confidence of those around them, from hands on engineers to executives

Whether a member of our engineering or architecture teams, Distinguished Architects are individual contributors or technology leaders expected to solve problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative delivery environment. In order to meet these demands, candidates should be influential data management leaders with deep technology expertise, and a collaborative style that brings others into the decision-making process. These individuals will significantly impact the data management agenda within their organization and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions across organizational boundaries.

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage sound judgment and problem solving to tackle some of Capital One’s most critical data problems and connect the dots to broader implications of the work

  • Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern data technologies and architecture patterns, sharing customer and engineering benefits to gain buy-in

  • Promote a culture of data engineering and architecture excellence and being well-managed, using opportunities to reuse and innersource solutions where possible

  • Design, architect, and help implement data flow processes to help Capital One engineering teams comply with standards, processes, policies and procedures

  • Manage the flow of metadata of the company between enterprise data management and the divisional data stewards and data consumers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • At least 8 years of experience designing, developing, and architecting enterprise systems 

  • At least 5  years working with data tools MongoDB, Hadoop, Cassandra, Spark or NoSQL

  • At least 5 years of public cloud (AWS, Azure, or GCP), ETL tools, and metadata repositories

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters’ Degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field

  • 10+ years of building large scale data systems

  • 10+ years of experience with architectural patterns, building APIs, microservices, event streams, and high throughput systems 

  • 7+ years of influencing leadership in the fields of database, data warehousing or data sciences

  • 5+ years of experience with enterprise data, analytical architectures and data tools for Apache Spark, AI, and Machine Learning

  • 5+ years of using AWS ecosystem tools

  • 3+ years of Apache, Spark, or Hadoop and data analytics ecosystem relevant tools (Sqoop, Flume, Kinesis, Kafka, Oozie, Hue, Zookeeper, Ranger, Elasticsearch, and Avro)

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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Who We Are

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.