Senior Director Of Architecture

Remote / Chicago, Illinois, United States Full Time management
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Director of Architecture - Commercial Banking (Remote - Eligible)

As a Senior Director in the Commercial Banking Architecture group at Capital One, you will be responsible for working with senior Business Executives, understanding their Business Vision and translating it into Technology Strategy. You will be guiding Director level Architects that are responsible for a single Domain within Commercial Banking, to create Domain Target Architecture, and a roadmap for the Domain. You will work with the Divisional Chief Architect to help establish the Architecture Process and Governance. You will work with software engineering teams guiding architecture of Commercial Banking products; owning and facilitating architecture development; reviewing architectures; 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 the technical roadmap of enterprise platforms; and help business prioritize work. If this sounds exciting, the Commercial Banking Architect role could be for you!

In this role, you will help drive technology strategy and adoption. You will help define and drive towards an end state that is based on simplicity and the adoption of digital technologies, cloud hosting, and open source software. In essence, you will work with stakeholders to make major Technology Investment decisions.

The person we‘re looking for:

- Is passionate about technology and architecture discipline

- 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 truth-seeking and evidence over ego

- Hands-on with Cloud Native Architectures, in particular architecting enterprise applications on public cloud such as AWS, GCP or Azure

- Believes in ‘you build it, you own it‘ software development model, that good software development includes good testing, resiliency, monitoring, documentation, and collaboration

- Has excellent 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

- Has experience communicating to senior Business and Technology executives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor‘s Degree

  • At least 9 years of experience with enterprise architecture, software architecture, or design patterns

  • At least 7 years of people management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master‘s Degree

  • 15+ years of experience working with business leaders on the implications of architectural decisions

  • 10+ years of experience with complex architectural patterns, building APIs, microservices, and event streams

  • 5+ years in engineering delivery

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

Location is New York City

- $304,825 and $359,625 for Sr. Dir, Software Engineering

Location is Colorado

- $258,323 and $304,763 for Sr. Dir, Software Engineering

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate‘s offer letter.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections ; New York City‘s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia‘s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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