Director, Software Engineering
Director, Software Engineering
Are you excited by the challenge of solving large-scale FinTech problems through innovative engineering and product management? Do you enjoy solving complex challenges with open source technologies in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment? Are you obsessed about building robust, highly scalable, available enterprise grade platforms that are the heartbeat for delivering high quality products? At the same time have a great feel for a seamless engaging customer experience? You're at the right place!
We're looking for an influential engineering leader to provide strategic direction on initiatives with significant bottom line impact. This role provides a considerable opportunity for ingenuity, as this individual will work as a key leader of an exceptionally talented team, to deliver cutting edge innovation at a massive scale.
We are looking for an independent thinker who makes convincing, evidence-based, consensus oriented decisions. The ideal candidate will devise clear roadmaps to fruition and is comfortable thinking strategically and diving deep; a vanguard leader who can identify opportunities and leverage the team to translate them into live solutions.
What you will need to bring for this position:
A proven passion for building, leading and growing high performing teams in the development and rapid delivery of next-generation digital platform and products
A servant leader that has a history of creating a safe space and inclusive environment fostering diverse views and approaches from the team, coaching and mentoring them to thrive in a dynamic workplace
A history of embracing and incubating emerging technology and open source products
A real passion for building highly resilient, scalable and available platforms, rich reusable foundational capabilities and seamless developer experience while focusing on strategic vision and technology roadmap delivery in an MVP / iterative fast paced approach.
Ability to collaborate with various partners in the tech and startup ecosystems
The ability to seed and extend innovation into the greater organization to develop key talent, consistent with that of a leading technology company
Technical Leadership: the ability to inspire your teammates to think outside the box as they deliver high quality software solutions
Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talent.
Innovative thinking with a passion for problem-solving
Ability to provide a logical framework to support conclusions and ideas.
Great attitude, team player and energy amplifier. Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and technologies
Take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in ways such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, partners and customers, thereby building strong partnerships, consensus and alignment.
Understanding of ways to lead a team developing in an Agile environment
Provide hands-on technical leadership to a dynamic team throughout the software development life cycle
Co-create a strategic vision for external developer / partner facing highly available platforms and products.
Collaborate with architects, other teams, product owners, and software engineers to drive implementation of robust platform capabilities and experiences.
Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills to interact and build strong partnerships across organizational boundaries.
Influence with a strong positive attitude: Drive consensus across cross functional leaders and teams
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Conduct design, architecture and code review to ensure compliance with standards
Ability to work independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment
Ensure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperatives
Maintain records to document program development and revisions
At least 5 years' experience with Amazon Web Services / Microsoft Azure / Google Cloud
At least 3 years' of experience operating in Software Engineering space with DevOps thinking
10+ years in inspiring, coaching and growing highly performant software engineering teams
8+ years' experience in Agile practices
5+ years' experience working with Amazon Web Services
5+ years' experience in leading highly scalable web application development
5+ years' experience leading highly available internet facing customer application development
3+ years' experience with building modern applications using microservices based architecture, streaming platforms
Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.