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Senior Lead Solutions Architect - Data

BlueTarp Financial

BlueTarp Financial

Plano, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024


Plano 6 (31066), United States of America, Plano, Texas Senior Lead Solutions Architect - Data

At Capital One, we believe in the values of excellence and doing the right thing. We are a technology-oriented company delivering financial products to market through modern technology and constant innovation at a massive scale.

Capital One is hiring a skilled Senior Lead Solutions Architect - Data to join our exceptional team of talented technologists in the FS Data Strategy and Products team - supporting Capital One Financial Services. Whether a member of our engineering or architecture teams, they are individual contributors expected to solve problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative delivery environment. In order to meet these demands, candidates should be influential engineering leaders with deep technology expertise, and a collaborative style that brings others into the decision-making process. They will significantly impact the Tech agenda within their organization and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions across organizational boundaries.

Individual Contributors are...

  • Deep technical experts and thought leaders that help accelerate adoption of the very best engineering practices, while maintaining knowledge on industry innovations, trends and practices

  • Visionaries, collaborating on Capital One’s toughest issues, to deliver on business needs that directly impact the lives of our customers and associates

  • Role models and mentors, helping to coach and strengthen the technical expertise and know-how of our engineering and product community

  • Evangelists, both internally and externally, helping to elevate the Distinguished Engineering community and establish themselves as a go-to resource on given technologies and technology-enabled capabilities

  • Leaders who gain the trust and confidence of those around them, from hands on engineers to executives

Primary Responsibilities

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

  • Operate as a trusted advisor for a specific technology, platform or capability domain, helping to shape use cases and implementation in an integrated manner

  • Embrace and incubate emerging technology and open source products across all platforms to enable real-time data everywhere

  • Streamline the entire data ecosystem from end to end to ensure the most efficient , standard, privacy compliant processes possible.

  • Establish best practices for data access that consider real-time and batch, security practices, and performance

  • Demonstrates the highest level of hands on development and big picture architecture; able to mentor engineers and educate executives

  • Leverage sound judgment and problem solving to tackle some of Capital One’s most critical problems and connect the dots to broader implications of the work

  • Provide technical vision, technical solutions and directions to build complex and sustainable data ecosystem / platform

  • Lead, manage and grow our data ingestion, data refinement and data consumption teams as an individual contributor/SME

  • Design highly reliable and scalable data pipelines part of the Data Platform with focus on speed, Lineage, DQ, Data Observability and Usage analytics

  • Collaborate with enterprise teams on developing and adhering to the company standards in terms of validation rules, nomenclature, design and deployments.

  • Ensure adherence to architecture standards for all development in data environment

  • Develop, demonstrate, and advocate data strategy at all levels from new engineers to senior executives

  • Lead the way in creating next-generation talent for Tech, mentoring internal talent and actively recruiting external talent to bolster Capital One’s Tech talent

  • Promote a culture of engineering excellence and being well-managed, using opportunities to reuse and innersource solutions where possible

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 6 years of experience in Data 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

  • 5+ years of experience working with Big Data

  • 5+ years of experience developing in Python, Java, or Scala

  • 2+ years of experience building data products

  • 3+ years of Data Architecture

  • 8+ years experience architecting and delivering software systems or platforms

  • 7+ years of data governance, data access, data lineage, data monitoring, and security controls experience

  • 3+ years of Data Modeling experience

  • 3+ years of experience with AWS including EMR

  • 3+ years experience working with Docker

  • 2+ years of experience developing in Spark or Flink

  • 2+ years of experience developing enterprise Data models

  • 2+ years of experience bringing real-time decision use cases to production

  • 2+ years of experience building and managing Kubernetes

  • 2+ years of experience building feature engineering, machine learning platforms and use cases

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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