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Capital One Financial Corporation

Director, Enterprise Architecture

Capital One Financial Corporation - Tysons Corner, VA

Director, Enterprise Architecture


Tysons Corner


7900 Westpark Drive (12131), United States of America, Tysons, 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.

Director, Enterprise Architecture

Do you have a passion for architecting software solutions that leverage the latest technologies to deliver secure, reliable, resilient and scalable solutions? Capital One is seeking a Director of Enterprise Architecture to lead, manage, mentor, and build an extremely talented team of software architects to deliver game changing solutions for our growing digital business. Candidate must have the ability to attract, recruit and lead the industry’s best talent and simultaneously have the technical chops to ensure we are building compelling, customer oriented solutions in an agile environment.

Acting as an internal consultant to the business, the ideal candidate will architect and design solutions that are strategic for the business and build on the latest technologies and patterns. Utilizing in-depth knowledge of infrastructure, open source technologies and software engineering, you will develop the strategy, achieve business and engineering buy-in, and monitor execution toward the target architecture.

We are looking for an Architect with a broad understanding of Technology and how it can be applied to move our financial solutions forward. Candidates should possess deep knowledge across technologies and have a strong background in software engineering. The architect will need to understand the technologies supporting areas such as:

Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure, etc.)


Streaming Technologies

Integration Patterns

Open Source Software

Responsibilities include:

Defining technical software architectures to drive our business and technology strategies

Managing and mentoring a team of Software Architects

Providing business, application and technology consulting in feasibility discussions with technology team members and business partners

Defining, executing and continuously improving our internal software architecture processes

Being a technology thought leader and strategist

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

At least 10 years of experience in a technology leadership position

At least 5 years of experience in Software Architecture

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Computer Science or similar field

10 years of experience as a Software Engineer

5 years of experience in Application Architecture

Very strong communication skills, both oral and written

Proven ability to champion an idea and bring a group to consensus

Proven ability to set technical strategy, applying an in-depth understanding of the business strategy governing that area

Excellent problem solving skills involving complex and ambiguous issues

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

9 days 3 hours ago

Capital One Financial Corporation


Director, Enterprise Architecture Capital One Financial Corporation - Tysons Corner, VA, United States


Location: Tysons Corner, VA

Company Profile:
Capital One isn't just concerned with what's in your wallet; it's interested in your bank account as well. The company is best known as one of the largest issuers of Visa and MasterCard credit cards in the US, but it also boasts a banking network of approximately 1,000 branches, mainly in New York, New Jersey, Louisiana, Texas, and the Washington, DC area. Subsidiary ING Direct offers online and direct banking without branches. Capital One, which serves more than 50 million customers in the US, Canada, and the UK, also has units that offer auto financing, write home loans, sell insurance, and manage assets for institutional and high-net-worth clients.