Scott Popplewell

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Software Engineering, Process Improvement, Coaching, Active Listening, Strategic Thinking, Organizational and Project Management, Rapid Prototyping
AWS Solutions Architecture, Synchronous and Asynchronous System Design, JavaScript, React, Lit, Java, Spring, Docker, Python


Capital One

Software Engineering Manager Jan 2021 - Present

In 2022, I returned to lead our Capital One Digital Auto Retailing Platform, Showroom, with a team of 8 stellar engineers!

In January of 2021, I transitioned to engineering management, leading the Consumer Service and Protection Products team for Capital One Auto Finance. The team created dealer facing onboarding experiences to setup their service and protection plans and the consumer facing experience to share these products with consumers they shop for their car.

  • Mentoring and leading 8 engineers in their careers through individual one-on-one coaching in an inclusive team culture
  • Strategically scaling a B2B2C white label product at C1 by partnering with Product and Design to drive roadmap priorities
  • Collaborating across other products at C1 Consumer Auto to improve processes and people throughout the tech organization

Capital One

Principal Software Engineer Jun 2020 - Jan 2021

Senior engineer helping deliver Capital One's Showroom product for automotive dealers. Showroom is a white label solution that allows dealers to showcase their inventory to consumers. Capital One builds the entire solution from deployment to integration on dealer's websites.

  • Designed and implemented Showroom's user authentication and profile systems
  • Mentored and developed junior team members


Senior Consultant Oct 2017 - Jun 2020

As a senior consultant at Credera, a full-service business and technology consulting firm, I drove major client initiatives as a senior individual contributor.

  • Delivered a volunteer portal + route management tool to scale the Dallas Meals on Wheels Volunteering Program from back office spreadsheets to volunteer self-service
  • Prototyped, proposed and developed configuration management solution for a large, worldwide quick-service restaurant, driving down their global feature development costs
  • Cultivated Credera's internal culture with an internal newsletter for 60+ open source technology consultants


Consultant Aug 2015 - Sep 2017
  • Delivered CICD solutions to reduce release risk and manual efforts for a major Regional Telecom Company
  • Developed custom accounting software to scale new franchising businesses for a Credera client


Software Developer Intern Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Researched and integrated static code analysis tools for AT&T's testing pipeline
  • Partnered with a team of 6 other interns to develop a desk reservation app for the Dallas office's open floor plan


University of Virginia

Aug 2011 - May 2015
Systems Engineering