Director, Software Engineering Lead

Capital One Financial   •  

Wilmington, DE

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 175 days ago

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Director, Software Engineering Lead

As Director, Software Engineering Lead at Capital One, you will be facilitating engineering guilds; reviewing, sharing, and enhancing reference implementations; providing feedback on application designs; providing input on company-wide initiatives; embedding in engineering teams to jump start complex projects; and helping raise the talent bar by recruiting and hiring top engineering talent. You will also work with product owners to articulate benefits of proposed solutions; influence technical roadmap of enterprise platforms; and help business prioritize work. If this sounds exciting, the Applied Solutions Architect role could be for you!

The person we’re looking for:

  • Is passionate about hands-on coding, testing, releasing, monitoring, and supporting working software in production
  • Has depth and breadth of knowledge across multiple software engineering disciplines
  • Is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done
  • Values data and truth over ego
  • Has a strong sense of engineering craftsmanship, takes pride in the code they write
  • Believes that good software development includes good testing, documentation, and collaboration
  • Has good communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices
  • Has ability to build consensus and iteratively improve solutions
  • Firmly believes in leading by influence and by adding value

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or Military experience
  • At least 10 years of programming language experience
  • At least 5 years experience designing software systems
  • At least 2 years experience leading engineers 
  • At least 1 year of experience developing and deploying applications on public cloud
  • At least 1 year of experience with microservices and REST APIs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in agile development and methodologies.
  • 4+ years of experience in Java, Clojure, Scala, Node, Python, Ruby, Go or a combination
  • 2+ years of experience building consumer-facing web and mobile software solutions at scale
  • 1+ years of experience with rapid prototyping and interface design testing 
  • 2+ years of experience recruiting top software engineering talent.
  • Contributions to open source projects

Job ID R49719