Senior Distinguished Engineer - Digital Commerce Payments

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.

Senior Distinguished Engineer - Digital Commerce Payments

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 Engineers 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 One's 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
  • 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 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. 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:
  • Leverage sound judgment and problem solving to tackle some of Capital One's most critical problems and connect the dots to broader implications of the work
  • Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern technologies and 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
  • Lead the way in creating next-generation talent for Tech, mentoring internal talent and actively recruiting external talent to bolster Capital One's Tech talent
  • Partner with Technology, Product, & Design leaders to develop and execute Capital One's digital commerce and payments
  • Partner with Product leaders to develop next generation messaging capabilities for Capital One customers
  • Build partnerships across the enterprise and with product teams


Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree

- At least 10 years' of experience in Technology role as either an Engineer or in Architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's Degree or higher in computer science or a related field

- 15+ years' of engineering experience

- 7+ years' of experience in Software Engineering practices

- 5+ years' of experience with Cloud, APIs and Architecture

- 5+ years' of experience Experience in the payments industry - specifically consumer purchase payments

- Experience working with APIs at scale - leaning into resiliency and highly performance scalable APIs

- Strong track record of working with Data Science teams on advanced ML models and supporting development and production of ML models

- A track record of creating technology strategies and structuring them in a way for successful implementation

- Knowledge of the latest technologies and a passion to say on top of tech trends

- The ability to negotiate and influence across the enterprise

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


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