Distinguished Solutions Architect at Capital One Financial Corporation (McLean, VA)

Distinguished Solutions Architect at Capital One Financial Corporation (McLean, VA)

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Location: McLean, VA
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-06-18 05:01:55

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1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Distinguished Solutions Architect

Distinguished Engineers are individual contributors who strive to be diverse in thought so we visualize the problem space. At Capital One, we believe diversity of thought strengthens our ability to influence, collaborate and provide the most innovative solutions across organizational boundaries. Distinguished Engineers will significantly impact our trajectory and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions.

  • 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 Ones 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


  • Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern technologies, sharing consumer and engineering benefits to gain buy-in

  • Strike the right balance between lending expertise and providing an inclusive environment where others ideas can be heard and championed; leverage expertise to grow skills in the broader Capital One team

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

  • Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise, at all levels of the organization

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

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • At least 7 years of software design and architecture experience

  • At least 3 years of experience with cloud technologies including AWS, GCP, or Azure

  • At least 4 years of experience building microservices

  • At least 2 years of experience with Java, Python, JavaScript, or NodeJS

  • At least 1 year of experience with CI/CD tools and DevOps pipelines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience

  • 4+ years of AWS experience

  • 3+ years of experience building concurrent, reliable, scalable and distributed solutions

  • 1+ years of experience with Serverless Applications

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