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Senior Software Engineer - Java | AWS | Spring Boot Microservices

Job ID R84311 Updated date 11/04/2019 Location McLean, Virginia
McLean 2 (19052), United States of America, McLean, 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.

Senior Software Engineer - Java | AWS | Spring Boot Microservices

As a Capital One Senior Software Engineer, you'll work on everything from customer-facing web apps and backend services, to mobile applications using cutting-edge tools and frameworks.

In this role you will be focused on the build and enhancement of our “Referrals” platform using a mix of Java, Spring frameworks, Relational databases, DevOps frameworks, and an AWS Cloud Infrastructure.

“Referrals” is an enterprise level, robust and scalable platform that is used by different lines of businesses across Capital One in order to on-board new referral programs for their products.

Who are you?

  • You are an experienced full-stack software engineer who enjoys working in a fast-paced development environment
  • You hold a high degree of individual ownership, but are also adept working as part of a team
  • You are comfortable balancing the competing demands of rapid iteration and system reliability, scalability, as well as performance
  • You love working in a data-driven and customer-first environment


  • Design full-stack engineering solutions, write code, test code, and automate testing as well as deployment
  • Deliver software components, working in collaboration with product and designs teams
  • Participate in the Agile Scrum process, including speaking up and giving your opinion
  • Be ready, willing and able to pick up new technologies as well as pitch in on story tasks
  • Participate in architecting, deploying and support performant production software on cloud-based infrastructure
  • Provide oversight and mentorship to junior engineers on software engineering techniques and technology

Technologies we use:

  • Back End Skills: Microservices, RESTful API, Java, Spring, Spring Boot
  • DevOps and Platforms: Jenkins, Amazon Web Services
  • Automation Testing: Test Cafe, Cucumber, ATDD

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 5 years of software engineering experience in Java and J2EE
  • At least 3 years of experience with Spring frameworks, Spring Boot, Microservices, and RESTful API’s
  • At least 3 years of experience with AWS (Lambda, S3, Kinesis, ECS and RDS (Postgres, MySQL))  
  • At least 2 years of experience in ATDD, and Cucumber

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with RDS and NoSQL databases
  • 3+ years of experience with analysis and development of distributed applications
  • 3+ years of experience utilizing DevOps tools (Jenkins, Webhooks, Terraform, and Groovy)
  • 3+ years of experience Node Js, Golang, or Python

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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