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Senior Manager, Software Engineering, People Leader

Job ID R167352 Location Toronto, Ontario
161 Bay Street (93021), Canada, Toronto,Toronto, Ontario,

Senior Manager, Software Engineering, People Leader

Our Capital One Software Studio.

Since 2014, Capital One Canada’s software studio has grown from a team of 10 to a team of over 270. We’re passionate about what we do, and we’re always on the lookout for people who want to make a difference in the world of credit through technology. We’re obsessed with doing the right thing, and we achieve that by finding innovative ways to better serve our customers.

Working with us

 How do we do things at Capital One Canada? We listen — to our people, and to our customers. We change with the times and have adopted a flexible hybrid model (remote and/or in-office). A flexible hybrid working model is one that creates the opportunity to match the work that we do to the environment that best supports that work. We recognize that everyone has a unique working pattern so we’re open to discussing flexible working arrangements that will best accommodate you. 

At Capital One we’re committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging. We strive to build a culture where diverse perspectives are valued, innovative ideas are encouraged and inclusive behaviours are embedded in everything we do to positively impact associates. Strive to build a culture where diverse perspectives are valued, innovative ideas are encouraged and to help challenge the status quo and create the best outcomes for everyone. 

We’re focused on helping associates live well—physically, financially and emotionally. When you join us, we support you and those who are most important to you, offering full coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents. We’ve designed our benefits program to be flexible, comprehensive and consistent across our organization. From health and fitness center discounts, to training and professional development programs—and much more—you’ll discover that Capital One is committed to helping you live your best life. 

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.

Here are a few of the ways we’re helping people take control of their credit:

  • Helping customers view and monitor their credit scores with Credit Keeper 

  • Enabling customers to view and edit their Personal Information directly in the Mobile App

  • Providing customers 100% certainty which credit cards they’ll be approved for before they apply, by using Quick Check™

We’re all-in on the cloud and we’re leaders in the adoption of open source, RESTful APIs, microservices, and containers. We build our own products and release them with a speed and agility that allows us to get new customer experiences to market quickly. And, as a founder-led company, we’re inspired to make, break, do, and do good. So, let’s do something great together. 

Want to learn more? Check out life at Capital One in the Software Studio! 


What You’ll Do:

  • Directly and indirectly lead 2+ teams of engineers to build solutions that help to reduce fraud and improve  our customers’ experience

  • Participate in talent and succession planning, encourage innovation, implement cutting-edge technologies, elevate inclusion, offer out of the box thinking, celebrate teamwork, self-organization and diversity

  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience and scalability of applications within the Software Studio

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

Basic Requirements

  • At least 4 years of experience leading software engineers creating customer facing and enterprise facing web applications and/or supporting application services

  • At least 10 years of experience as a hands-on software engineer

  • At least 10 years of experience contributing to application and/or data design, architecture and development

  • At least 5 years of experience managing relationships with Business and/or Product stakeholders, and/or external partners

  • At least 4 years of experience leading a team within an agile environment

  • At least 4 years of experience providing direct people leadership including talent development, performance management, team building and succession planning

  • Experience leading multiple teams 

  • Demonstrated ability to influence senior business and product stakeholders (Director+) on strategy and roadmaps

  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices including security, automated testing, continuous delivery (CI/CD), high-availability and system resiliency    

  • Bachelor’s Degree 


​Preferred Qualifications

(Don’t have them all? Don’t worry. We’ll help you develop the right skills for the job!)

  • Experience with AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure, or another cloud service

  • Experience with Mobile architecture for iOS and Android

  • Exposure to financial/tech industry

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering

We may use your information for automated decision making. We may, for certain purposes, render a decision based exclusively on automated processing of your personal information as a part of the candidate screening process.

About Capital One Canada.

We've been helping millions of Canadians for over 20 years by providing them with access to credit when others wouldn’t. We're on a journey to put our customers first, and keep them there, by building modern technology solutions to simplify and humanize the world of credit cards. We have the positive energy of a startup, with the advantages of a big company. 

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.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

Who We Are

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.