Director of Software Engineering - Identity and Access Management at Capital One Financial Corporation (Richmond, VA)

Director of Software Engineering - Identity and Access Management at Capital One Financial Corporation (Richmond, VA)

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Location: Richmond, VA
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-05-13 05:01:17

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West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Director of Software Engineering - Identity and Access Management

We are seeking a Director of Software Engineering who is passionate about growing and sustaining an innovative technology organization while fostering a culture of engineering and operational excellence. This individual will be an engineering leader who enjoys solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment. At Capital One, youll be part of a big group of builders, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs.

This position will be a part of our Commercial Technology group - which is a unique department within Capital One; it is situated within the Tech Line of Business but works closely with the Commercial Banking Business to build and maintain the digital platforms that our customers need. The team of about 700 associates works in a fast-paced, collaborative, iterative environment to deliver software. We have a fun, startup culture and we work hard to reuse, modernize, and simplify our Tech Stack while protecting our clients and building applications that work seamlessly together.

As Director of Software Engineering you will lead teams in building out a central Identity & Access Management (IAM) platform for enabling an integrated experience across our B2B Payments and Banking systems and platforms. This requires a seasoned leader who can draw from hands-on software engineering experience with the ability to quickly learn and collaborate with Product, Design, Architecture and Agile Delivery to advance a well managed engineering focus for reliable software delivery while establishing a pragmatic vision and technical roadmap for abstracting core IAM capabilities out of existing siloed B2B Payment and Banking systems.

The Director of Software Engineering will bring experience in building secure, scalable software using an agile approach while creating an inclusive, collaborative culture that is focused on achieving results through incremental, iterative build out of pragmatic software solutions.

Key outcomes will be abstracting and externalizing core user profile, entitlements and authentication capabilities and services from our heritage, siloed platforms to create new authentication, authorization, user management and single sign-on capabilities in an centralized IAM platform to enable our strategic B2B Integrated Payables and Identity initiatives.

Our Directors Are:

  • Strong in software engineering principles, patterns and practices for designing, building and instrumenting scalable and resilient systems

  • Strong people leaders with the ability to coach, mentor and serve as an effective manager of managers - inspiring, empowering, and growing engineers

  • Experienced building end-to-end modular, secure and scalable applications and experiences

  • Experienced establishing practices that institutionalize engineering discipline and CICD rigor that enable teams to develop high quality, reliable software delivered through dependable and repeatable release processes

You will:

  • Partner with Product, Design, Architecture leads in designing and decomposing identity and access management capabilities, services and experiences

  • Take ownership of raising the technology stability and availability of the existing authentication systems and infrastructure

  • Lead, manage and grow multiple teams of product focused engineers and delivery leaders

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

  • Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities, acceptance and success criteria, test scenarios and test strategies

  • Continuously improve software engineering and software delivery 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 and industry trends in IAM, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor members of the engineering community

  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, inclusion and diversity

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

  • Lead efforts to deploy new and existing applications into AWS environments

  • Decompose existing monolithic applications into modular capabilities and microservices

  • Manage vendor and internal partner engagements for continuity, maintenance and security of subscribed and/or adopted software and services

  • Collaborate across a variety of application and technology areas - Portal, Banking, Payables, Receivables and Credit.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • At least 7 years of experience in software development using Java, Spring, JavaScript, React, Node.js, Python, or SQL

  • At least 5 years of experience in people management

  • At least 3 years of experience with cloud technology (AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform)

  • At least 3 years of experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery of software

  • At least 3 years of experience building Identity and Access Management platforms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science or Masters Degree in Software Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience in software development

  • 5+ years of experience in Agile practices

  • 3+ years of experience with NIST standards

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