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Data Engineer

Job ID R87440 Updated date 01/08/2020 Location McLean, Virginia; Richmond, Virginia
7900 Westpark Drive (12131), 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.

Data Engineer

Are you looking to influence decision makers with your own technological ideas and innovations?  Do you want to be on the forefront of cloud adoption and emerging technologies? If yes, join Capital One's HR Tech, where we develop best-in-class strategy and solutions for key internal business domains, provide key capabilities for critical cross-organization programs, and prove out emerging technologies and DevOps best practices.  

We are looking for Senior Data Engineers who will collaborate with engineers and business teams to develop and deliver innovative technology solutions.  You will take data from various applications and drive data solutions across the company.

You should have experience with traditional and modern technologies such as Java, Apache Spark, Hadoop, NoSQL databases, and Python, REST API, relational databases, PostgreSQL, Git, Javascript, Shell scripting, Swagger, Open API, Docker, AWS, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, etc 

In this role, you will be responsible for creating new products, improving existing products with new technologies & solutions, play a hands-on development and design role, and delivering products in a rapid and dynamic environment. 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • At least 2 years’ experience in software development and programming in Java, Scala, Spark or Python 

  • At least 1 year of experience developing and deploying applications on AWS 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree 

  • 4+ years of experience with data streaming processes like Spark Streaming, Flink, Storm or RabbitMQ 

  • 2+ years of experience building data pipelines 

  • 2+ years of experience with open source technologies 

  • 2+ years of building applications in AWS or any cloud environment 

  • 2+ years of experience creating automated solutions 

  • 1+ years of experience with Containerized environments like Docker 


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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