Sr. Manager, Software Engineering – R68906

Capital One
March 6, 2019
Wilmington, Delaware
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We’re Capital One. Yep, the “What’s in your wallet?” people. But we are oh so much more than that.  Did you know we’re a full service bank? Checking accounts, savings accounts, mortgages, and car loans. We could tell you more, but you’re going to check out our web site anyway, right?

Capital One has a history of disrupting, and we are doing it again. We’re experimenting, innovating, and delivering really cool stuff to 65 million customers. We love to be curious, to dream, to ask, “What if?” Oh, and we love to write code.

Your commitment to learn new things is every bit as important to us as what you have already done. Maybe even more so because we don’t want to be doing the same thing tomorrow that we’re doing today. You accept change, want to grow, and evolve into a better member of the team.

It’s one thing to manage a team of technical experts, it’s another level to be technically talented, with the ability to lead that team! Do you enjoy initiating innovative change, building new customer solutions while exploring different technical approaches within software engineering while embracing an evolving cloud environment? If so, this opportunity is for you.

This position is for a dynamic and strategic leader who can join teams that are already performing, and start making a difference from day one. In this role as a Senior Manager, you will provide technology leadership, guiding architectural and design decisions. You must be able to provide career coaching and support for team members to develop their technical, business and interpersonal professional skills. You’ll be able to identify and remove impediments, while successfully driving towards key initiatives. Building and maintaining strong relationships, earning and maintaining confidence with both customers and business leaders are critically important responsibilities.  A clear and crisp communication style will establish realistic expectations for all stakeholders.


As an Engineering Manager, you will provide technical guidance and leadership to the Agile teams while being hands on in development work as needed. Removing technical impediments, designing the platform/application implementations with cutting edge technologies and leading a successful team are core parts of responsibilities. This position requires working in fast paced environment which needs realigning priorities and changing strategies for successful implementation of business requirements.

•    Execution – Deliver on-time with high bar of quality our engineering solutions

•    Must be able to work and influence a large number of cross functional teams

•    Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and learn from other members of the engineering community

•    Experience in driving new tools and processes to agile development teams

•    Proven expertise in adopting innovation at workplace

•    Excellent leadership and communication skills

•    Have a growth mindset with the ability to adopt new practices and spearhead adoption

•    Proficiency with standard ITIL processes, including Change, Incident, and Release management

Position Provides Exposure to:

Front End Skills: Java Script (jQuery, dojo)/CSS/HTML, Single Page Applications (AngularJS, React), Responsive Design
Back End Skills: Microservices, REST, JVM (Java - Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate, etc; Clojure), NodeJS, Database (Postrgres, MySQL, etc)
DevOps/Platforms: Amazon Web Service (S3, RDS, EC2, Lambda, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, etc), Chef, Docker, Ansible
Automation Testing: Selenium, Cucumber, ATDD, Protractor, Karma, Automated Performance and Regression/Functional Testing
CI/CD: Jenkins, Nexus, Artifactory
Build/SCM Tools: Maven, Gradle, Grunt, Gulp, Git, NPM
DB/Data Platforms: Kafka, Storm, MongoDB, Hadoop, Spring XD/Spring Batch
Basic Qualifications:

•    At least 5 years of experience in software engineering, platform engineering, middleware or database technology

•    At least 2 years of Cloud centric micro-services application architecture experience

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Master's in Information Technology OR Master's degree in Computer Science

•    3+ years of experience managing medium to large size agile teams

•    3+ years of experience with the AWS eco-system, toolsets and deployment architecture

•    3+ years of leading modern development approaches (containerization, cloud, continuous delivery, micro-services, modular reactive web applications)

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

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