Sr. Manager/Director - Architect, Finance Technology

Capital One Financial   •  

Mc Lean, VA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 170 days ago

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About the role

As a Sr Manager of Finance Architecture, the ideal candidate will provide thought leadership to the organization on the design, development and implementation of sourcing and consuming the data required to support finance data needs; modernizing the application with cloud first, microservices first and re-useable services based concepts This role will work closely with Capital One’s domain architects, data transformation and enterprise architecture teams, including data design and structure, data integrity and data tools to deliver top-notch data management to the finance organization including architecture standards required for all finance applications. This role will communicate with sr. directors and executives, mentor technical staff, and partner with technology vendors to ensure SLA standards are met. The responsibilities of the leadership role are full stack, from the user experience through the decisioning processes and into product fulfillment.  The ideal candidate will work hand in hand with product teams to drive iterative technology innovation through open source products in a public cloud environment.  A broad spectrum of experience is preferred, from use of microservices based architecture, architecture principles needed to build and run finance applications in cloud.


  • Being a hands-on technologist with thought leadership and strategies
  • Defining technical software architectures to drive our business and technology strategies for best tools – specially in Finance domain 
  • Possess extensive working knowledge with architectural tools in broader technology community
  • Mentoring a team of Software Architects, Delivery Tech Leads and Product Owners
  • Define technical architectural guideline, design patterns and develop common capabilities for the Finance Organization
  • Create various architectural artifacts and present them across the fiancé leadership
  • Providing business, application and technology consulting in feasibility discussions with technology team members and business partners
  • Defining, executing and continuously improving our internal software architecture processes
  • Influence software engineering teams in an agile environment leveraging advanced architecture practices to deliver various finance data needs
  • Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application architect talent
  • Develop technology products to enable finance capabilities that maintain the highest availability and performance
  • Knowledge, passion for and ability to lead software engineers developing in:  Java, Spring, Big Data/Fast Data technologies such as Spark, user interface Technologies such as Angular and React and DevOps automation, integration, build and deployment Tools
  • Establish technical credibility across the broader Capital One engineering community

Skills and Experience

  • Very strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proven ability to champion an idea and bring a group to consensus
  • Proven ability to set technical strategy, applying an in-depth understanding of the business strategy governing that area
  • Excellent problem-solving skills involving complex and ambiguous issues

*This position will be hired at Sr. Manager or Director level, depending on candidate.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or military experience
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
  • At least 7 years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • At least 5 years of experience in Application Architecture
  • At least 3 years of experience with network designs and datacenter
  • At least 5 years of experience in technology for finance, risk or audit management

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience working with COTS products in finance technology, advanced analytics and/or machine learning
  • 3+ years experience working with public cloud (AWS)
  • 3+ years experience in TOGAF methodology

Job ID R48814