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Senior Manager - Software Engineering (Back End)

Location Richmond, Virginia
Job ID R122704 Updated date 09/13/2021
Recruiting: VA - Richmond, United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Senior Manager - Software Engineering (Back End)

Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs.

We are seeking a Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Back End) who is passionate about marrying data with emerging technologies to join our team. As a Capital One Software Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within Capital One. Learn more about #lifeatcapitalone and our commitment to diversity & inclusion by jumping to slides 25-40 on our Corporate Social Responsibility Report.  


- Own the technical design and development of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems.  

- Drive tactical delivery for multiple teams.  

- Work with business partners, architects, and other groups to identify technical and functional needs of systems, and determine priority of needs.  

- Ensure adherence to defined development life cycle, good software design practices, and Architecture strategy and intent  

- Partner with business systems analysts (BSAs), project managers (PMs), and customers to understand the scope of work, priorities, and requirements for development.  

- Collaborate with performing teams to deliver new capabilities in business applications and/or remediate issues.  

- Enforce company policies in areas of development methodology, architecture, security, change and configuration management, compliance, and HR.  

- Analyze, define and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment  

- Analyze and estimate feasibility, cost, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs.  

- Coordinate coding, testing, implementation and documentation of solutions  

- Responsible for key system design and integration decisions; and for communicating decisions to individuals implementing the system.  


Basic Qualifications:  

- Bachelor’s Degree 

- At least 8 years of enterprise software engineering experience with Java or Go

- At least 6 years of experience managing enterprise software engineering projects through complete release cycles and working with cross-functional business and technology teams  

- At least 6 years of experience with people leadership

- At least 4 years of enterprise Public Cloud Experience  


Preferred Qualifications:  

- Masters Degree  

- 10+ years of enterprise software engineering experience with Java or Go
- 8+ years of experience with People Leadership

- 2+ years of enterprise experience with Lua

- 2+ years of enterprise experience AWS

- 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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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.