1+ months

Distinguished Data Architect - Senior 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 - Senior 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.

Distinguished Architects are...

  • Deep technical experts, senior-level individual contributors and thought leaders that help accelerate adoption of the very best engineering practices, while maintaining knowledge on industry innovations, trends and practices

  • Visionaries, helping solve Capital Ones toughest technology challenges, to deliver on business needs that directly impact the lives of millions 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

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

Whether a member of our engineering or architecture teams, Distinguished Architect 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. S/He will significantly impact the Tech agenda within their organization and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions across organizational boundaries.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop cutting-edge data solutions, using existing and emerging technology platforms

  • 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 and drive adoption of modern data technologies and data architecture patterns, sharing customer 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 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 a specific technology, platform or capability domain, helping to shape use cases and implementation in an integrated manner

  • Function as a hands-on contributor of data related tasks in complex projects

  • Provide subject matter expertise for data management and modeling challenges

  • Evaluate and implement tools and strategies for databases, ETL, MDM, reporting and analytics

  • Envision next generation data platform that will deliver rich, data-driven innovations for the enterprise

  • Partner with all enterprise application development teams to design, model, and implement data requirements

  • Operate in a cutting edge cloud-native, microservices-driven architecture

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • At least 10 years of enterprise data architecture experience

  • 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

  • At least 3 years working with high-availability systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree or higher in computer science or a related field

  • 12+ years of building large scale data systems

  • 7+ years of building web APIs for high-throughput systems

  • 5+ years of influencing leadership in the fields of database, data warehousing or data sciences

  • 5+ years of using AWS ecosystem tools

  • 3+ years of Apache Spark or Hadoop and data analytics ecosystem relevant tools (Sqoop, Flume, Kinesis, Kafka, Oozie, Hue, Zookeeper, Ranger, Elasticsearch, and Avro)

  • 2+ years of building microservices deployed as containers, preferably on Kubernetes

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

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

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