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Capital One Services, LLC Director of Software Engineering - Identity and Access Management in New York, New York

Job ID: R109745

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, you'll 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:

Bachelor's 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:

Master's Degree in Computer Science or Master's 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.


Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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; Newark, New Jersey Ordinance 12-1630; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.


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