Director, Technical Product Management

201 Third Street (61049), United States of America, San Francisco, California

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, Technical Product Management

We're looking for a leader in our Acquisitions and Automation team who can help transform our company and create new experiences to drive customer focused value.

• Think about every touch point we have with consumers, from their identity information to their preferences, and help us continuously improve them and build new experiences.

• Drive intent and platforms to their Target Architecture and experience while working with partners and stakeholders across the Enterprise

• Set bold objectives for customer engagement, ease of use and deliver these goals through a large team.

In this role, you'll have responsibility for: our customer strategy and execution of enterprise-wide, customer-identity products and services; and our underlying customer architecture and core services. This work leads the way for customer first servicing.

Key Job Functions:

Product Development: Manage the entire digital Product Lifecycle from concept through launch. Develop new digital products and process enhancements. Develop business cases and gain support from business leaders. Produce documents (business case, business requirements, functional requirements, etc.). Develop project plans and handle projects with aggressive time frames and assure that goals, budgets and deadlines are met. Drive the customer-centric research process for defining the product feature set and user experience. Use your strong understanding of technology to collaborate with IT partners to build scalable, extensible solutions that deliver on the product requirements.

Strategic Thinking: Develop plans to meet existing and evolving business and product goals. Evangelize the digital products and secure business-wide consensus on the strategy. Translate business goals into functional digital strategies and tactical digital product ideas. Consider the Enterprise Customer in assessing the impact of new projects. Work closely with various business leaders to advise them on how to develop and sustain advantage in their space via the digital channels. Ensure that our products meet and exceeds the goals.

Initiative/Problem Solving: Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. Requires initiative, flexibility, innovation and team focus to drive success. Make sound judgments using integrative thinking. Use problem solving skills that help identify, isolate and resolve problems and issues in a timely fashion to negate or minimize customer impact. Develop solutions to new and complex needs/issues.

Leadership/Accountability: Possess strong leadership skills and serve as the primary contact for assigned initiatives. Work to influence and conduct cross-functional projects - some with remote resources. Requires close working relationship with other departments in the company as well as external contacts.

Research/Decision Making: Monitor competitors and industry trends, work with in-house analysts to develop metrics, interpret data, devise corresponding market strategies, and present recommendations to business leaders. Develop, support and prove/disprove hypotheses using quantitative and qualitative techniques. Clearly presenting research results and recommendations using various software applications.

We'd love to hear from you if you have...

  • Practical application of Human Centered Design
  • Accomplishment as a people manager and a self-starter attitude
  • Agile product management experience
  • The ability to integrate business knowledge and analytical insight to develop sound options and "sell" recommendations
  • Comfort with establishing relationships across levels within organizations, including executive interactions
  • Experience in major technology project deployments
  • Experience developing a platform and APIs to be integrated across enterprise-wide systems
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, collaboration, communication (written, verbal, and technical), presentation, negotiation, influence and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work autonomously in a complex environment that may include multiple simultaneous projects
  • Experience managing the definition and execution of projects (conceptualization, requirements, design, development, testing, and implementation)
  • Experience developing and managing web sites/online applications
  • A proven track record in delivering products that deliver substantial value


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • At least 8 years of experience in Digital Product Management
  • At least 3 years of experience in People Management


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • At least 10 years experience in consumer space for digital mobile and web product development


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


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