11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New York

Senior Manager, Solution Architect

As an Architect for Commercial Bank, you will be solving impactful technical problems. These are things that are hard to change later, the decisions that are important, and wed better get right across our ~200 apps portfolio. Commercial Bank offers dozens of complex products to our clients, and we build solutions for them as well as our associates that support them. An architect is someone that together with Product and Design shapes the products we build, down to the long list of quality attributes that include resiliency, security, and observability. An architect is a chief designer, someone that thinks in systems and takes into account org design, skill sets, timelines, and technology.

We have a polyglot landscape and rely heavily on Open Source Software, building with Go, TypeScript, Python, Java, .NET Core, Kotlin, React and Angular; we use Kafka, Restful APIs, Kubernetes, we store our data in fit for purpose databases (graph, relational, document), and run all of it on the public cloud across multiple regions. Our teams are cross-functional and we use Domain-Driven Design to help us manage complexity.

This is a challenging role that requires a wide breadth of experience and knowledge. You need to be able to form a vision, back it up with your own lessons learned and technical expertise, communicate it well using many techniques at your disposal, succeed in influencing the teams and their leadership, and finally prove out architecture by working alongside the teams. In addition, we will rely on your thought leadership and evangelism to help the Commercial Bank keep an eye out for new tech as well as implement best engineering practices. You need to be proactive, hands-on, and constructive.


  • Work across multiple lines of business within Commercial Bank, partnering with other architects. Bring in a larger context to 100+ software teams across Commercial Bank and guide their architecture evolution. Write code and deploy it to validate your designs

  • Influence Capital One Enterprise architecture and infrastructure, implementing their initiatives in Commercial Bank as well as bringing our requirements to them

  • Shape the vision and strategy for Commercial Banks tech journey

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • At least 8 years experience in software engineering

  • At least 3 years experience in systems architecture

  • At least 2 years experience building applications in the public cloud

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep technical expertise with one of the major cloud platforms

  • Experience building and running cloud-native apps

  • Experience designing, building, and running large systems (many apps and teams)

  • Breadth of knowledge (from CICD to Observability, from Security to Cloud infrastructure, from microservices to document databases)

  • Design/Architecture toolbox (e.g. ATAM, DDD, ADR, user journey maps)

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

Tagged as: .Net Core, angular, API, C#, Cloud, design, Go, Java, Less, Microservice, Python, react, RESTful API, Senior, Typescript, UI


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