Senior Business Manager

McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, 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.

Senior Business Manager

Senior Business Manager, Technology Strategy

The Technology Strategy team is the internal consulting team that supports the CIO and his leadership team in developing strategic technology initiatives to drive transformational business change. Some examples of the work that the team has driven include the annual Enterprise Technology Strategy presented to the Board of Directors, the Big Data strategy, and the Cloud Computing strategy. In addition, the team is assessing the opportunities and threats of emerging technologies like distributed ledger technology, advanced analytics/machine learning, the Internet-of-Things, and next-generation human computer interfaces.

As a Senior Manager on the Technology Strategy team, you will be:

  • Meeting with senior business and technology leaders of the company to understand business challenges and priorities, and discuss potential strategic options
  • Working with subject matter experts across the business and technology organizations to structure problems and develop solution options and recommendations
  • Building qualitative and quantitative models to assess options, and estimate benefits as well as required investments for implementation
  • Developing strategic ideas to leverage technology to solve business problems and enable new business opportunities
  • Building storylines and presentations to socialize strategies and build consensus, in order to drive transformational change
  • Conducting research on emerging technologies, and assessing their impact (opportunities and threats) on Capital One's business

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Curiosity: You ask why, you explore, you want to learn and build deep expertise in technology as well as business.
  • Creativity: You come up with unconventional ideas and are comfortable sharing them in larger meetings. You push the boundaries and don't let yourself be constrained by the status quo.
  • Problem solving: You are comfortable with ambiguity and can create structure where none exists. You have a proven track record of decision making and problem solving based on qualitative and quantitative analytics.
  • Presence and communication: You have a strong presence and can communicate your ideas in a concise and compelling way.
  • Influencing: You have strategic influencing skills and the ability to drive agreement through intellect, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Big picture thinking: You always have the big picture in mind, but you can also go deep to develop a sound implementation approach.
  • Technology experience: Previous experience with technology strategy development, architecture, or technology delivery is a plus.
  • Consulting or strategy development experience: Previous experience in consulting or strategy development is a plus.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 2 years of experience in quantitative analysis
  • At least 2 years of experience in qualitative analysis
  • At least 1 year of experience in people management
  • At least 1 year of experience in project management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in quantitative analysis
  • 5+ years of experience in qualitative analysis
  • 2+ years of experience in people management
  • 2+ years of experience in product development
  • 2+ years of experience in financial modeling
  • 2+ years of experience in economic forecasting
  • 2+ years of experience in project management

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 4901-4920; 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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