Capital One Team Lead - Mobile Engineering in New York, New York

114 5th Ave (22114), 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.

Team Lead - Mobile Engineering

As a team, we come to work every day looking to build digital experiences that are authentic & bold. We’ll improve, iterate and re-imagine current digital platforms as we sharpen and create the next generation of our platforms. Our team is growing and we’re looking for engineers who lead by doing, have a passion for solving problems and who exude professionalism every day."

At Capital One, our Mobile Platform (iOS and Android) is recognized as an opportunity to reach our customers in unique, personal and engaging ways. Nothing is off limits as we explore exciting ways to take advantage of the full ecosystem of Mobile devices. Our engineers are provided with top of the line MacBook Pros, multiple high-end monitors and the necessary tooling to developer the best possible products with the least amount of friction. We operate in small productive agile teams and use the best industry tools to collaborate across teams.


Accountable for delivery of a portion of a platform, or project (Agile team) initiative. You will be responsible for leaning in and helping agile teams solve their deep and complex challenges in resilient, scalable and repeatable ways.

Additionally, you will be responsible for helping lead the technology direction of the application as a whole and evangelizing and influencing the leadership team and stakeholders. This role is part of building reliable mobile applications that impact the way that Capital One does business. You will participate in detailed technical design, development and implementation of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. Working within an Agile environment, you will actively participate in story planning and detailed daily standups, while providing valuable input for architectural design decisions, and developing code to meet story acceptance criteria. You will have the opportunity to continuously develop technical knowledge and skills on multiple platforms, and educate team members (including Scrum Masters, Product Owners and other platform stakeholders) on the capabilities and constraints of technologies.



  • Builds strong partnerships with teams / organizations as needed to deliver on initiatives

  • Provide functional, technical and process leadership for team(s) delivering on giveninitiatives

  • Responsible for leading and influencing technology architectural decisions

  • Support multiple concurrent efforts and deliver in a fast-paced dynamic environment

  • Handles multiple functions / roles for the projects / Agile teams

  • Has mastery over multiple business areas

  • Handle Highly Complexity and Ambiguous tasks

  • Communicate effectively with technical and business resources as well as uppermanagement

  • Foundational understanding and experience with Agile, Scrum and/or SAFe methodologies Technical:

  • Develop Android and iOS client code solutions that deliver on Product Strategy and adheres to established engineering best practices, design guidelines and principles

  • Partner with Software Engineers, UX/UI, Quality Engineers, Product Owners/Analysts to deliver high performing quality customer experiences that are engaging, purposeful and powerful in their simplicity

  • Actively participate in all team agile ceremonies and contributing to ensure that all team commitments are delivered on time and of the highest quality

  • Be an active advocate of the platform through both internal and external developer communities

  • Working to remain an active learner in all technologies related to iOS and Android development (Kotlin, Android framework, Android Studio, SWIFT, 3rd party libraries, etc.)

  • Influence and contribute to group discussions and incorporate feedback/communication from broader team

  • Mentor junior, mid-level and senior members of the team

  • Actively engage with developers outside of the local sprint team across various disciplines ( APIs, Web, etc.)

  • Own and lead delivery of major components and platform needs in partnership with other senior engineers and Architects

  • Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across sprint teams

  • Identify technical obstacles early and work closely with team to find creative solutions

  • Review pull requests and ensure adherence to Swift, and other language idioms

  • Grow and provide SME level leadership

  • Leading/overseeing/influencing development activity of multiple developers among and beyond team Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in a technical role

  • At least 5 years of experience with application and data design, architecture and development

  • At least 3 years of experience managing and supporting the full life-cycle of IT developmentprojects

  • At least 2 years managing and leading technical teams

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in fields such as Computer Science, Information Systems, and Engineering or military experience

  • At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.