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Senior Lead Enterprise Architect

BlueTarp Financial

BlueTarp Financial

Plano, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024


Plano 1 (31061), United States of America, Plano, Texas Senior Lead Enterprise Architect

Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? Do you enjoy solving complex challenges with open source technologies in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineering breakthrough products.

At Capital One, you’ll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs.

We want you to be curious and ask what if? Capital One is seeking a Senior Lead Enterprise Architect to lead, manage, mentor, and build an extremely talented architecture team to innovate and develop new capabilities in the monitoring and observability space.

The Senior Lead Enterprise Architect will be a part of the Observability Intelligence organization focusing on leading teams while driving the strategy and destination state architecture for resiliency, observability engineering, and monitoring for distributed systems across the enterprise.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead Network Observability solutions architecture design for multi-platform/cross-platform solutions

  • Leading Trade-off and impact analysis work for hard to change technical decisions, and manage technical conflict

  • Demonstrate thought leadership and strategy in partnership with delivery and product partners

  • Explain and represent solutions in the Architecture Review Boards, and various product, platform and architecture discussions

  • Presenting work products and strategies to product managers, technology leadership across Capital One

  • Function as a primary architecture point of contact for other architecture teams & and delivery teams for solutions and systems

  • Continuously learn as technology needs evolve

The successful candidate will:

  • Effectively communicate and build relationships to interact, inform, influence and communicate with key stakeholders at all levels across the company

  • Exhibit mastery of facilitation and influence across teams, departments and divisions

  • Enjoy the camaraderie, debates, and leaning that comes from working with a team of passionate technologists

  • See the impact of near term and long term choices, and are great at explaining it

  • Possess excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask, while quickly shifting context and priorities

  • Have a proven track record for leading and enabling technology, architecture and software engineering activities at enterprise scale

  • Be self-motivated and display an unwavering responsibility to deliver high quality results and commitments

  • Possess a keen attention to detail and a passion for Architecture, Software Engineering, Technology and Customer Experience

  • Have an intellectual curiosity and interest to maintain and acquire new business, technology and architecture skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 8 years of experience in Software Engineering and Systems Architecture or Technology Solution design

  • At least 2 years of experience creating solutions architectures in a public cloud (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology

  • 4+ years of people management experience

  • 9+ years of experience in software engineering

  • 7+ years of experience as a Solutions Architect in large/complex organizations

  • 10+ years of experience architecting, designing, and/or delivering delivering scalable and decoupled systems in a heavily regulated technology environment

  • 4+ years of experience working with internal and external business clients

  • 4+ years of experience with AWS concepts and implementations

  • Experience to engaging, influencing and driving initiatives by partnering with technology executives

  • Experience mentoring software engineers or architects

  • Experience in a regulated environment (HIPAA, PCI, Privacy, etc)

  • Ability to communicate at all levels in the organizations with required technical depth and breadth

  • AWS or equivalent certifications (Cloud Practitioner, Solution Architect-Associate, GCP or Azure)

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days. 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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable 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 4901-4920; 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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