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Senior Director, Software Engineering

Job ID R92343 Updated date 04/02/2020 Location Toronto, Ontario
161 Bay Street (93021), Canada, Toronto,Toronto, Ontario,

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.

Senior Director, Software Engineering

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.

 

About the role

 

As a Capital One Senior Director of Software Engineering, you'll work on everything from customer-facing web and mobile applications using cutting-edge open source frameworks, to highly-available RESTful microservices, to back-end Java based systems using the hottest techniques in Big Data. You bring an innovative mind, a proven track record of delivering new software products, rigorous analytical skills, and a passion for creating market-leading software solutions.  If you are a true technologist at heart with the ability and business acumen to partner with business clients in a way that inspires them to challenge the status quo and want to provide an inspiring and compelling working environment that allows your engineering team push the digital boundaries within the Financial Services industry.  You'll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as: node.js, Java, GO, AngularJS, React, Python, REST, JSON, XML, Ruby, Perl, NoSQL databases, relational databases, Chef, Maven, iOS, Android, and AWS/Cloud infrastructure to name just a few

 

You will: 

  • Lead, manage and grow multiple teams of product focused software engineers

  • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of engineers in your team

  • Engage with business leaders to define strategic imperatives and execute roadmaps that create original digital customer products and services

  • Work with product owners to define and understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios while continuously improving software engineering practices

  • Work within and across agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of industry leading development tools and technologies

  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your teams products and solutions

  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal and external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community

  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box   thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity

  • Work across the organization to improve the velocity of your and other teams

  • Lead efforts to deploy new and existing applications into AWS environments

  • Break existing monolithic applications into micro service architectures and build new microservices

  • Leverage and and contribute to the open source community

  • Partner with leaders across the company to architect, design and develop enterprise platforms, including large scale data and machine learning applications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • At least 10 years of experience in software engineering

  • At least 7 years’ experience in people management 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering

  • 13+ years’ of experience in software development

  • 8+ years’ of experience in Agile practices 

Capital One Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We consider all qualified applicants and will meet the needs of those requiring reasonable accommodations.

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