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Director - Software Engineering

Capital One


Location:
Vienna, VA
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-22
Job Code:
capitalone2-R27849
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Job Details

Company Capital One

Job Title: Director - Software Engineering

JobID: capitalone2-R27849

Location: Vienna, VA, 22180, USA

Description: Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia



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 - Software Engineering**



Do you think about writing beautiful code while eating breakfast? Do you build applications you are proud of and want to tell your friends about? Do you get excited scaling web and mobile applications to millions of users? Do you appreciate elegant solutions but also know when to build simple first and iterate?



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. He/she must have the ability to attract and recruit the industry’s best talent, and simultaneously have the technical chops to ensure that what 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.



**Responsibilities:**



- Manage application/software development to deliver technology prototypes in support of business assessment - Manage a broad portfolio of diverse technology projects to provide web, mobile, and integration solutions



- Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talent - Manage technology support teams to develop business applications, or ensure business applications have high availability and adequate performance, to include demonstrating year-over-year performance improvement.



- Engage and evangelize with internal stakeholders as new capabilities are delivered



- Build user communities around products



**Basic Qualifications:**



- Bachelors Degree or military experience



- At least 5 years' leading software engineering teams



- At least 5 years' experience with object-oriented programming and design, including Java



- At least 5 years' experience in developing web applications, architectural standards and SOA technologies



- At least 2 years' experience with Cloud technologies



- At least 2 years' experience utilizing DevOps technologies to drive Continuous Delivery at scale



- At least 2 years’ experience with RESTful APIs



**Preferred Qualifications:**



- Masters Degree



- 7+ years' experience in software development



- 7+ years' experience in Agile practices



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



- 3+ years of experience with Open source projects and/or contributions



- Experience building consumer-facing web and mobile software solutions at scale



- Experience with rapid prototyping and interface design testing



- Passion for any, all or some of the following technologies: Java, Ruby, Python, Scala, AWS, Azure, GCE, Ansible, Chef or Terraform



- Strong engineering and technology background – ability to go deep into the technology



- Must have deep technical credibility with engineering org, and ability to recruit top engineers



- An understanding of why and how to build products that are accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities



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



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.                                               


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