Sr. Manager Software Engineer - Emerging Tech

Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, 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 Software Engineer - Emerging Tech

The Emerging Tech team keeps an eye focused on the future of technology and how new trends, paradigms, or tools can help propel Capital One. We are looking for innovators that are excited to learn and explore various languages, frameworks, and technologies that are 2-4 years out from mainstream adoption. Have you played around with blockchain, AI, natural language processing, or agent-based modeling? We work to uncover how an emerging technology can become a usable technology by defining collaborating with our business partners to define the product space and build practical solutions. Our team is growing and we're looking for a senior lead software engineer that has a deep passion for technology, solving problems, and value communication & collaboration.


  • Lead and mentor a team of software engineers to drive and deliver solutions
  • Work with business and tech partner across the organization to understand the opportunity, frame the product space, and define solutions
  • Stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community
  • Actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done
  • Builds consensus and iteratively improve solutions
  • Periodic travel required.

To thrive in this role you bring:
  • A depth and breadth of knowledge across multiple software engineering disciplines and fluency with at least one programming languages
  • A strong sense of engineering craftsmanship, takes pride in the code they write.
  • Passion about hands-on coding, testing, releasing, monitoring, and supporting working software in production
  • System Design experience, particularly direct experience with design and architectural patterns.
  • Experience with and willingness to work on multiple layers of the software stack including UI and associated frameworks/libraries including jQuery and Angular
  • Direct devops experience and familiarity with cloud technologies
  • Great communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices
  • Works well in an agile environment and team as a technical lead
  • Willingness to learn new technologies

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • At least 5 years of software development experience in Java, Clojure, Scala, Node, Python, Ruby, Go or a combination
  • At least 4 years of experience in technical management of software development projects
  • At least 3 years experience in people management
  • At least 1 year of experience with CI/CD tools
  • At least 1 year of experience with container based environments
  • At least 1 year of experience working on AWS

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in agile development and methodologies.
  • 1+ year of experience with Jenkins
  • 1+ year of experience with rapid prototyping and interface design testing

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

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