Director, Software Engineering - Card Payments

  • Baltimore
  • Capital One
Ponce City Market (41675), United States of America, Atlanta, Georgia

Director, Software Engineering - Card Payments

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, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers. 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’s Card Inbound Payments Platform is seeking a Director of Software Engineering to lead, manage, mentor, and build an extremely talented software engineering team to deliver next generation foundational capabilities within our payments origination platform. This leader must have the ability to attract and recruit the industry’s best talent, and simultaneously have the technical chops to ensure that we build resilient, highly scalable, always-on cloud native technology solutions to support Capital One customers. Success in the role requires an innovative mind, a proven track record of delivering new software products, rigorous analytical skills, and a passion for creating market-leading software for millions of customers.  


Technologist: Strong engineering and technology background with the ability to learn quickly and go deep into our product and engineering solutions. 


Effective Communication: Excellent listener; proven collaborator with superiors, peers and staff. 


Partnership Attitude: Have the competencies to build very strong partnerships with other technology and product leaders that enable your team's ability to stay on the leading edge of industry solutions. 


Curious: Hands-on, "roll up your sleeves" collaborative style of working. 


Passionate: Bring energy and enthusiasm to the job and organization. 


Bold: History of taking smart, calculated risks and aggressively leading through change. 


Achiever: Consistently attain/exceed individual and team goals. 


Leadership: Creates a culture that truly inspires a broad team to deliver quality software solutions, empowers them to lead through ambiguity, attracts diverse talent and provides a deep sense of inclusion and belonging.


Responsibilities : 

  • Lead, manage and grow multiple teams of product and platform focused software engineers 

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

  • Work with product managers to understand and define desired application capabilities and testing scenarios 

  • Continuously elevate sustainable software engineering practices and architectural pattern adoption that drive high quality software delivery

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

  • Work across to improve the velocity of your and other teams 

  • Lead efforts to deploy the next evolution of our payments originations platform capabilities into AWS with industry best practices


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • At least 7 years of experience in software development 

  • At least 5 years of experience in people management 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree  

  • 10+ years of experience in software development 

  • 5+ years of experience in Agile practices


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 the   . 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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