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Director, Software Engineering - SRE

BlueTarp Financial

BlueTarp Financial

Software Engineering
McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024


Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia Director, Software Engineering - SRE

Capital One is seeking a Director of Software Engineering to lead, manage, mentor, and build extremely talented software engineering teams to deliver game changing technologies. The Director must have the ability to attract and recruit the industry’s best talent, and simultaneously have the technical chops to ensure that we build compelling, customer oriented solutions in an iterativemethodology.

As a candidate for this role, you’re able to seamlessly switch from diving deep into technology with engineers to driving high-level, strategic discussions. You are a naturally curious technologist and stay on top of emerging trends, including hands-on prototyping of nascent technologies. You are not afraid to question any existing processes and solutions, yet you display a keen sense of business value proposition and focus on the right priorities.

This SRE technology leader will be responsible for managing the cloud infrastructure of our critical platform and the underlying ecosystem of services like feature management, edge infrastructure, CI/CD pipelines, and all associated components in AWS for one of the largest and most digitally advanced financial institutions serving millions of customers across multiple lines of businesses.

You thrive in working in a fast paced, technologically forward leaning environment and are not afraid to push the boundaries. You'll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as: AWS, Java, Python, New Relic, Splunk, Datadog, Swift, Kotlin to name a few.

You will:

  • Influence executive stakeholders

  • Lead, manage and grow multiple teams of software engineers and build a culture of accountability

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

  • Work with product leaders to define the strategy, roadmap and destination architecture

  • Manage a portfolio of diverse technology platforms and projects to build scalable applications that meet our customer needs

  • Continuously improve software engineering practices

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

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

  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 7 years experience in software development

  • At least 5 years experience in people management

  • At least 5 years of experience with AWS

  • At least 3 years of experience with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree

  • 10+ years of experience in software development

  • 8+ years of experience with public cloud providers (AWS, GCP)

  • 8+ years of experience in Agile practices

  • 7+ years of experience with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified 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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