Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture

Capital One Financial Corporation | Plano

Date listed

3 months ago

Employment Type

Full time

Plano 1 (31061), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture

Sr Director, Enterprise Architecture

As an Enterprise Architect at Capital One, you will be working with software engineering teams guiding architecture of banking products; owning and facilitating architecture development; reviewing architecture; providing feedback on application designs; providing input on company-wide initiatives; embedding in engineering teams to jump start complex projects; and helping raise the talent bar by recruiting and hiring top engineering talent. You will also work with product owners to articulate benefits of proposed solutions; influence technical roadmap of enterprise platforms; and help business prioritize work. If this sounds exciting, the Enterprise Architect role could be for you!

Capital One is seeking an Enterprise Application Architect to drive technology strategy and adoption. In this role, the architect will help define and drive towards an end state that is based on simplicity and the adoption of digital technologies, cloud hosting, and open source software. This role also requires significant interaction with business and technical stakeholders. Therefore, candidates must exhibit outstanding communication and influencing skills as well as a tenacity for overcoming hurdles and impediments. The ideal candidate will have a balanced skill set of deep technical expertise along with great soft skills/competencies.

The person we’re looking for:

  • Is passionate about technology and architecture discipline

  • Has depth and breadth of knowledge across multiple software engineering disciplines

  • Is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done

  • Values data and truth over ego

  • Hands-on with Cloud Native Architectures, in particular architecting enterprise applications on public cloud such as AWS, GCP or Azure

  • Believes in “you build it, you own it” software development model, that good software development includes good testing, resiliency, monitoring, documentation, and collaboration

  • Has good communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices

  • Has ability to build consensus and iteratively improve solutions

  • Firmly believes in leading by influence and by adding value

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 9 years of experience with enterprise architecture, software architecture and design patterns

  • At least 7 years of experience with complex architectural patterns (SOA), building APIs, microservices, and event streams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience of working with business leaders on the implications of architectural decisions

  • 5+ years experience with DevOps or DevSecOps and building CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, Artifactory, Chef, Ansible, AWS CloudFormation templates, GitHub, and Sonar

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

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