Director, Software EngineeringApply now Job ID R96653 Updated date 06/23/2020 Location Vienna, Virginia; 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, Software 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 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 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
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 5 years' experience with Amazon Web Services
At least 4 years’ of experience operating in Software Engineering space with DevOps thinking
At least 2 years’ of experience in technologies building and managing Container management and orchestration platforms.
Experience building financial systems in banking industry
Experience working with major core banking systems
10+ years' experience in software development
10+ years' experience in Agile practices
5+ years’ experience working with Google Cloud Platform
3+ years’ working with Kubernetes
Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.
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