Director of Identity Access Management

7900 Westpark Drive (12131), United States of America, Tysons, Virginia

At Capital One, we're 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.

Director of Identity Access Management

We are seeking a Director of Identity Access Management who will define the target architecture and own the solutions roadmap for our customer-facing identity and access management functions. In this role, you will influence enterprise-level priorities, provide architecture direction to our Engineering teams and our senior leader, as well as develop a cutting-edge architecture solution for all of Capital One. You will communicate with Directors and Executives, mentor Technical Staff and partner with Innovative Technology Vendors.

The Job:

  • Steer our enterprise architecture strategic direction in partnership with senior leadership team
  • Build and maintain target architectures in alignment with business and technology objectives
  • Research and publish implementable architecture patterns and solutions by indulging in hands-on development and prototyping
  • Provide technical leadership to product development teams working on complex and intensive problems, basing their solution architectures on industry best practices and software techniques
  • Build excitement and passion for Capital One's architecture agenda through a variety of methods: internal/external blogs, demos, prototyping, conferences, meetups, university presentations, etc.
  • Cultivate relationships across the architecture industry to maintain market knowledge of industry, products and competitive landscape


Your interests:
  • You are passionate about finding refined architectural solutions for complex challenges
  • You yearn to be a part of cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering world-class architectural solutions on an aggressive schedule
  • You love being associated with teams of highly talented architects, and helping others build their skills and achieve their career goals
  • You are not afraid to challenge the status quo


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or Military experience
  • At least 7 years of Software Delivery experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in Software Architecture
  • At least 5 years of Identity and Access Management experience


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, or a related degree
  • 3+ years' operating in Agile software development
  • 2+ years of experience in a technology evangelism role
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS RDS, DynamoDB, Redshift, S3, EMR, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of open source data and access management solutions


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


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