Director, Software Engineering
New York, NY 
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Job ID: R115161

114 5th Ave (22114), United States of America, New York, New York

Director, Software Engineering

Director, Software Engineering

Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? Do you enjoy solving complex challenges with open source technologies in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers. 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 want you to be curious and ask "what if?"

Capital One is seeking a Director of Software Engineering to lead, manage, mentor, and build an extremely talented software engineering team to deliver a game changing customer experience across all customer touch points. This leader must have the ability to attract and recruit the industry's best talent, and simultaneously have the technical chops to ensure that we build compelling, customer oriented solutions in an iterative methodology. Success in the role requires an innovative mind, a proven track record of delivering new consumer-facing software products, rigorous analytical skills, and a passion for creating market-leading software for millions of customers.

Background:

  • Technologist: Strong engineering and technology background with the ability to learn quickly and go deep into our product and engineering solutions.

  • Effective Communication: Excellent listener; proven collaborator with superiors, peers and staff.

  • Partnership Attitude: Have the competencies to build very strong partnerships with other technology leaders that enable your team's ability to stay on the leading edge of industry solutions.

  • Curious: Hands-on, "roll up your sleeves" collaborative style of working.

  • Passionate: Bring energy and enthusiasm to the job and organization.

  • Bold: History of taking smart, calculated risks and aggressively leading through change.

  • Achiever: Consistently attain/exceed individual and team goals.

  • Leadership: the ability to inspire your teammates to deliver quality software solutions

You will:

  • Lead, manage and grow subject matter experts in data and solution architecture to produce resilient software and secure data with highest quality.

  • Embrace and incubate emerging technology and open source products across all platforms

  • Work to modernize our existing tech stacks

  • Collaborate with internal teams to find areas of opportunities for automation and machine learning.

  • Partner with architects, product owners, and software engineers to drive the implementation of new applications

  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across mobile and web full-stack development tools and technologies.

  • Lead efforts to deploy new and existing applications into AWS environments

  • Conduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standards

  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity

  • Create proof of concepts and see through projects through production

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 7 years' experience in software engineering

  • At least 5 years' experience in people management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • 3+ years of experience of working with Core banking platforms

  • 3+ years experience with Amazon Web Services

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.


Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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; Newark, New Jersey Ordinance 12-1630; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.


 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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