1+ months

Distinguished Data Architect - Director

Capital One
McLean, VA 22101
McLean 2 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

At Capital One, were building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Distinguished Data Architect - Director

At Capital One, we believe in the values of Excellence and Doing the Right Thing. We are a technology-oriented company delivering financial products to market through modern technology and constant innovation at a massive scale.

We are looking for Distinguished Engineers who are passionate and self motivated. Ideal candidates bring strong engineering excellence and are

  • 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

  • Supporters, 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

  • Technical leaders who gain the trust and confidence of those around them, from hands on engineers to executives

  • Engineering leaders who are customer focussed, decisive, understand priorities, maintains humility, and values feedback.

Whether a member of our engineering or architecture teams, Distinguished Engineers are individual contributors expected to solve problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative delivery environment. In order to meet these demands, candidates should be influential engineering leaders with deep technology expertise, and a collaborative style that brings others into the decision-making process. The candidate will significantly impact the Tech agenda within their organization and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions across organizational boundaries.

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage sound judgment and problem solving to tackle some of Capital Ones most critical problems and connect the dots to broader implications of the work

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

  • Promote a culture of engineering excellence and being well-managed, 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 data transformation and machine learning ecosystem, helping to shape use cases and implementation in an integrated manner

  • Be the guiding force for stakeholders in design and architecture discussions, helping the engineering teams make key technology choices, and staying associated with the use case through its development lifecycle

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

  • Work across multiple lines of business, partnering with other architects

  • Bring in a larger context to 100+ software teams across multiple lines of business and guide their architecture evolution in response to business changes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • At least 8 years of enterprise data architecture experience

  • At least 8 years of experience with architectural patterns, building APIs, microservices, event streams, and high throughput systems

  • At least 5 years working with data tools MongoDB, Hadoop, Cassandra, Spark or NoSQL

  • At least 5 years of public cloud (AWS, Azure, or GCP), ETL tools, and metadata repositories

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field

  • 10+ years in software development, solutions architecture, or architect roles

  • 10+ years of experience in designing, developing, and architecting enterprise data systems

  • 10+ years with distributed data management, data storage including databases (Relational, NoSQL), data analysis, data processing, data transformation, high availability, and scalability

  • 5+ years driving big data initiatives and navigating complex big data challenges Has a strong understanding of the big data landscape

  • 5+ years as a big data specialist working in and with data lakes, data warehouses, streaming platforms, and cloud platforms

  • 2+ years in data mining, machine learning, and data science

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

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Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-03-11

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