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Senior Software Engineer, Open Source

Job ID R84472 Updated date 09/18/2019 Location Richmond, Virginia; Vienna, Virginia
West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, 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, Open Source

As a Capital One Senior Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on everything from
customer-facing web and mobile applications using cutting-edge open source frameworks, to highly-
available RESTful services, to back-end Java. We are looking for Engineers with solid experience in
emerging and traditional technologies such as: Java, AngularJS, Python, REST, JSON, HTML / HTML5,
relational databases, Chef, Maven, AWS/Cloud Infrastructure, Jenkins, to name a few.


What you’ll do:
● Work on building web-based products that are easy to maintain, build incrementally and boasts
of excellent end user experience.
● Support end-to-end Automation of application delivery, including infrastructure provisioning and
integration with Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) platforms, using
existing and emerging technologies.
● Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios
● Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions
● Work within and across Agile teams
● Continuously improve software engineering practices
● Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies,
participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the
engineering community
● Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box
thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity


Basic Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s Degree
● At least 2 years of experience with programming language (Java, Python, Javascript, Go)
● At least 1 year of experience with Open Source web technologies (Spring, Flask,
Django etc)

Preferred Qualifications:
● 5 years of experience in software development
● 1 year of experience deploying distributed web applications with AWS

● 1 year of experience with REST/web services
● 1 year of experience with front-end framework (AngularJS, VueJS, React)
● 1 year of experience in RDBMS
● 1 year of experience in Agile practices

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this

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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