Capital One Director, Software Engineering in New York, New York

11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, 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

Director of Software Engineering

Capital One is rethinking the way the world approaches banking. We’re experimenting, innovating, and delivering breakthrough experiences for 65 million customers. We love to be curious, to dream, and ask “What if?” Oh, and we love to write code. Not to brag, but we’re also a great place to work!

This position is for a dynamic and strategic leader who can join teams that are already performing, and start making a difference from day one. In this role as a Director of Software Engineering with a strong focus in data engineering, you will provide technology leadership, guiding architectural and design decisions. You'll also work on everything from customer-facing web and mobile applications using cutting-edge open source frameworks, to highly-available RESTful microservices, to back-end Java based systems using the hottest techniques in Big Data. You must be able to provide career coaching and support for team members to develop their technical, business and interpersonal professional skills. You’ll be able to identify and remove impediments, while successfully driving towards key initiatives. Building and maintaining strong relationships, earning and maintaining confidence with both customers and business leaders are critically important responsibilities. A clear and crisp communication style will establish realistic expectations for all stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

At least 8 years of experience in software engineering and data management

At least 3 years of experience with big data technologies

At least 3 years of experience with architecture design

At least 7 years’ of experience in software development

At least 5 years’ of experience in Agile practices

Preferred Qualifications:

9+ years of professional experience in a technical role

6+ years of leadership experience with full life-cycle IT development and platform support

2+ years of experience with Spark

3+ years of experience with NoSQL implementation (Mongo, Cassandra, etc. a plus)

3+ years of experience developing Java based software solutions

3+ years of leading modern development approaches (containerization, cloud, continuous delivery, micro-services, modular reactive web applications)

Active within the tech community (speaker at events/meetups, blogging, open source contributor)

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