Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia
Senior Manager Solutions Architect (Remote Eligible)
As a Solution Architect at Capital One, you will be working with software engineering teams guiding architecture of Capital One IT Asset Management; 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 the technical roadmap of enterprise platforms; and help business prioritize work. If this sounds exciting, this role could be for you!
This is a challenging and pivotal role that requires a wide breadth of experience and knowledge. You need to be able to form a vision, back it up with your own lessons learned and technical expertise, communicate it well using many techniques at your disposal, succeed in influencing the teams and their leadership, and finally prove out architecture by working alongside the teams. In addition, we will rely on your thought leadership and evangelism to help Capital One IT Asset Management keep an eye out for new tech as well as implement best engineering practices. You need to be proactive, hands-on, and constructive.
As a Senior Manager Solutions Architect you will work with and apply technologies in categories such as:
Cloud Computing Services (AWS)
Performance and Scaling Techniques
Open Source Software
NoSQL and Cloud Warehouses
Who You Are:
You are passionate about architecture, and applying it to cutting edge Enterprise scale systems.
You love the comradery, debates, and learning that comes from working with a team of fellow architects
Can see the impact of near term and long term choices, and are great at explaining it
Energized by challenges; incredible at technical analysis, and focus on doing the right thing
Excel at building and leveraging trust with technical & people leaders across teams to gain alignment
You are a life-long learner & mentor
Lead domain destination architecture design for applications in the IT Asset Management domain
Provide solutions or guidance to feature teams to not only increase speed to market but also lower long term maintenance cost while meeting all non-negotiable no-functional requirements
Leading Trade-off and impact analysis work for hard to change technical decisions, and manage technical conflict
Develop patterns, best practices, or reference implementations via proof of concept or research and promote these in broader communities.
Acting as a thought leader and strategist with our delivery and product partners
Advocating for and representing IT Asset Management in the Architecture Review Boards, and various product, platform and architecture discussions
Presenting work products and strategies to product managers, technology leadership across Capital One
Defining, executing and continuously improving our internal architecture processes
Engage with other technology partners to further improve company common capabilities or to develop adoption strategies.
Develop junior developers via mentoring
Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.
At least 6 years of experience in software engineering
At least 2 years of experience creating solutions architectures in a public cloud (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)
7+ years of experience in software engineering
5+ years of experience as a Solutions Architect
Experience in distributed systems, API, frontend, microservices, data processing, databases(relational, NoSQL, or time-series), streaming/messaging platforms, DevOps, resilience and stability.
Experience to engaging, influencing and driving initiatives by partnering with technology executives
Experience mentoring software engineers or architects
Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.
No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. 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 ; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.
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