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Director of Technology

Company: Capital One
Location: Taunton
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

314 Main Street (21020), United States of America, Cambridge, MassachusettsDirector of TechnologyReporting to the Senior Director, Engineering & Delivery Excellence, this role will play a key strategic role in our data transformation journey. - A strong candidate will have a diverse and proven track record of delivering solutions from discovery through implementation as well as analytical and communication skills required for leading and delivering a new initiative. They will be able to communicate across software and data engineering teams and our business while ensuring strong collaboration between technology and product areas. Influence and the ability to build relationships within technology and our product partners will be required to ultimately deliver on the needs of our customers. - This person will be a critical thinker and thrive in working across teams and be able to influence the development of - scope and roadmaps with some ambiguity. - -This role requires someone with a proven track record of collaborating across tech, business, design as well as agile and portfolio teams to understand complex problems and use analytical insights to drive delivery and process improvements. - Candidates must have the proven ability to quickly put structure in place to manage operations in a dynamic, complex environment. -General Responsibilities: -

  • Leads multiple Agile release trains dedicated to Data Transformation
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent influencing and problem solving skills
  • Provides mentoring to agile teams and assists in the development of capability-based solutions, technical requirement determination and value analysis
  • Lead, manage and grow a team of portfolio managers and agile professionals, guiding the professional and technical development
  • Create strong partnership with leaders in Product, Technology, and other key stakeholders that drive delivery of portfolio goals and objectives within an Agile delivery culture
  • Proactively identify gaps in technology and process and develop a strategic plan to drive holistic, horizontal solutions that reduce challenges and toil faced by engineers
  • Drive prioritization, grooming and solutioning of enterprise initiatives, providing ready to implement solutions for teams
  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity
  • Lead portfolio to deliver prioritized outcomes and goals while maintaining focus on quality, continuous delivery, and continuous improvement
  • Focus on providing transparency of portfolio progress towards commitments and outcomes and proactively address questions
  • Ensure portfolio alignment to enterprise and local delivery controls, policies, procedures, and standards to minimize operational/reputational risk in order to be well managed
  • Understands and articulates the "why" behind key business/tech priorities to drive shared understanding of value
  • Drives dependency, risk, and impediment management within and across portfolios and applies knowledge of initiatives as well as relationships with key stakeholders to enable transparency and escalation as needed
  • Mastery of complex facilitation and dependency management techniques to drive cross-program and portfolio planning, collaboration, and coordination
  • Leverage data to optimize delivery across business and technology by identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, with measurable outcomes balancing data with other factors in decision making
  • Act as talent magnet to recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best - delivery talent
  • Assesses the organization's current Agile fluency at portfolio, program and team levels and sets direction for measuring growth
  • Identifies opportunities and action plans for improvement within the organization
  • Serves as a trusted advisor for senior leaders about strategic use of Agile practices and methodologies
  • Advises on delivery metrics for the organization at senior levels
  • Builds a culture that fosters Diversity and Inclusion and helps build and mature diverse teams
  • Shares Agile Delivery innovations outside of the organization team to encourage reuse and adoption by other groups
  • Demonstrates executive level judgment and uses their time for highest leverage initiatives -Coaching
    • Displays pragmatic leadership, change management, and influence in applying Engineering, Agile and Lean best practices to move broader teams forward
    • Advances Business, Technology, and Operations leadership's understanding of their respective roles within iterative software delivery, and influences organizational agility
    • Coaches and influences Product and Tech Leaders to develop a combined, prioritized backlog
    • Demonstrates innovation of large scale delivery in an Agile way
      • Creates a safe, inclusive, and open culture where all job families work together as one team to achieve the portfolio's delivery goals - -We are looking for people who can help teams improve efficiency, manage risk and provide visibility to the work being done. - -Basic Qualifications: -
        • Bachelor's Degree
        • At least 7 years of experience in software development
        • At least 5 years of people management experience - -Preferred Qualifications:
          • Masters Degree
          • 13+ years of experience in Agile and Portfolio Management in an agile software development environment -
          • 8+ years of people management experience -
          • Lean Portfolio Management (LPM), Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile, or Six Sigma certification
          • SAFe certified or experience -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.If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

Keywords: Capital One, Taunton , Director of Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Taunton, Massachusetts

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