Master Platform Engineer (Varicent)

West Creek 2 (12072), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Master Platform Engineer (Varicent)

We are seeking a highly creative and intellectually curious Platform Engineer to be instrumental in contributing to Capital One’s Human Resources tools and infrastructure. In this role, you will work independently and collaborate across multiple teams to accomplish organizational goals. You will be part of a team that specializes in building and maintaining systems that enable Capital One’s internal associates to become more productive and achieve their personal and professional goals. As part of an HR Tech team that’s leading the next wave of technology modernization, you will play an integral part in advancing Capital One’s engineering and operational excellence.

Responsibilities & Expectations:
  • Ability to create solutions on the Incentive Compensation platform via configuration and serve as the SME on how to leverage configuration to solve business problems.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to our product and business stakeholders and work closely with them to architect, define, and execute technology solutions on the Incentive Compensation platform to solve business requirements and problems.
  • Leverage deep incentive compensation Modeling expertise to lead Line of Business incentives automation into production environments and manage ongoing on-call production support after go-live
  • Ability to architect Incentive solutions, as well as lead the implementation of designed solutions on Incentive Compensation platform in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Adept at intaking and deciphering complex business requirements and translating them into technical terms and specs for the development team
  • Adept at performing business analysis and problem solving and has ability to think through problems creatively
  • Understand Incentive Compensation platform limitations and ability to creatively design workaround solutions to overcome limitations
  • Take end to end ownership and oversight of solution development: from requirements gathering and architectural design, to development and implementation of proposed solutions on Varicent.
  • Have thorough understanding of optimized design patterns for Incentive Compensation platform
  • Proven ability to integrate disparate systems with Varicent
  • Ensure Varicent best practices are followed during development of Incentive Compensation solutions.
  • Lead and mentor other technical resources on the team
  • Have strong communication skills

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in Incentive Compensation Modeling with Varicent
  • At least 5 years of experience with Sales Performance Management services
  • At least 5 years of experience working with SQL

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree
  • 8+ years of experience in Incentive Compensation Modeling with Varicent (Formerly IBM Cognos ICM)
  • 8+ years of experience with Sales Performance Management services
  • 8+ years of experience in with SQL Server
  • 3+ years of experience working in Agile environment

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new 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.

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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.

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