Sr Manager, Product Management- Streaming Data Platform

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.

Sr Manager, Product Management- Streaming Data Platform

Are you inspired by big data and the endless possibilities it creates? At Capital One, we are harnessing big data to improve everyday experiences for our millions of customers across banking, investments, car loans, and mortgages. As our customers go about their daily lives, they generate a river of data. It flows 24-hours a day, touches all lines of business and represents a tremendous opportunity for Capital One. By accessing that data, we can develop real-time decisioning systems that provide anyone at Capital One the resources and infrastructure they need to innovate on our data.

Our team is chartered to redefine how everyone at Capital One produces and consumes data. We are using open source and cutting-edge data streaming technologies while building custom experiences that humanize the creation and consumption of data. To succeed, you have to be passionate on building enterprise products and delivering amazing experiences for internal stakeholders. For this team, we are looking for product managers that demonstrate deep knowledge of data streaming platforms while at the same time defining a vision of the platform and coordinating efforts across the enterprise.

As a product manager working on the core data streaming platform, you will be on point for:

  • Defining a product vision across several core streaming technologies, as well as defining a product roadmap for streaming components for integration, support, and monitoring.
  • Internally evangelizing and marketing the streaming data platform.
  • Managing cross dependencies across teams to insure alignment, as well as adjusting team directions when gaps exist.


What you should bring to the table:
  • A deep learning and understanding of technical fundamentals of platform technologies.
  • Unique combination of deep technical understanding of enterprise software development and product management expertise.
  • A bias toward action and a proven track record of delivering minimum viable products to market at rapid speed.
  • Ability to understand all aspects of the Capital One data ecosystem, including spanning from data governance controls to data quality, and becoming the expert on data streaming technologies.
  • Ability to work independently across geographically diverse teams.
  • Ability to intuitively identify impediments on the critical path and unblock them.
  • Excellent communication skills in navigating a matrixed organization.
  • Structured problem solving to help a team work through a wide range of issues.
  • Strong analytical mindset and ability to use sound data and logic to make compelling business cases.
  • Interest in sharing best practices and mentoring other product managers.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience.
  • At least 10 years of experience in software product management.
  • At least 3 years of experience in product management in a combination of one or more of the following: platform product management, developer services, enterprise data management.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • MBA or Master's degree.
  • At least 1 year of experience in mentoring and direct managing other product managers.
  • At least 1 year of experience in real-time data systems such as Kafka, Kinesis, or MQ.
  • At least 1 year of experience with the Scaled Agile framework.
  • At least 1 year of experience managing cross-functional teams.
  • At least 1 year of program management experience.


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


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