Distinguished Engineer - Cloud Safety
Primary Address McLean, Virginia
Overview1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaDistinguished Engineer - Cloud Safety
Are you excited by the challenge of solving large-scale FinTech problems through innovative engineering and product management? Do you enjoy solving complex challenges with cloud native technologies in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment? We’re looking for an influential engineering leader to provide strategic direction on initiatives with significant impact to the entire engineering organization across Capital One.
This position is for a Distinguished Engineer who will be an individual contributor significantly impacting our trajectory and roadmap for our Cloud Safety mission. This individual will specifically be focused on enabling teams across the company to innovate while safely leveraging the latest native services on the cloud. They will be responsible for working on our cloud controls platform and the developer community user experience that it provides. They will be evolving our strategic approach to governance and controls on the cloud, embracing them as a way to protect our customers and associates while also creating freedom for our development organization. Our goal is to make the guardrails strong, resilient, and transparent, and to continue to lead the industry in modern approaches to governance in a highly-regulated environment. The mission will offer visibility and facilitation to the organization as we adopt new cloud services, build and operate controls, and understand cost dynamics. We believe fundamentally that cloud safety comes through automation and sustainable, technology-oriented solutions. This is a big, bold, and challenging push at the heart of our overall tech strategy.
Distinguished Engineers Are:
Deep technical experts and thought leaders that help accelerate adoption of the very best engineering practices, while maintaining knowledge on industry innovations, trends and practices
Visionaries, collaborating on Capital One’s toughest issues, to deliver on business needs that directly impact the lives of our customers and associates
Role models and mentors, helping to coach and strengthen the technical expertise and know-how of our engineering and product community
Evangelists, both internally and externally, helping to elevate the Distinguished Engineering community and establish themselves as a go-to resource on given technologies and technology-enabled capabilities
Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern technologies, sharing consumer and engineering benefits to gain buy-in
Strike the right balance between lending expertise and providing an inclusive environment where others’ ideas can be heard and championed; leverage expertise to grow skills in the broader Capital One team
Promote a culture of engineering excellence, using opportunities to reuse and innersource solutions where possible
Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise, at all levels of the organization
Operate as a trusted advisor for a specific technology, platform or capability domain, helping to shape use cases and implementation in an unified manner
Lead the way in creating next-generation talent for Tech, mentoring internal talent and actively recruiting external talent to bolster Capital One’s Tech talent
What you will need to bring for this position:
Technical Leadership: the ability to inspire your teams to deliver extensible and high quality understanding of microservices, operating in the cloud, cloud native design patterns and general design principles, relational and non relational data stores and core software engineering skills
Ability to collaborate and influence business partners in developing and driving strategic technology roadmaps.
Ability to understand the business, processes and engage in strategy and cost benefit conversations
A history of embracing and incubating emerging technology and open source products
Innovative thinking with a passion for problem-solving
Ability to take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in ways such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, partners and customers
At least 7 years of experience architecting, designing, developing, and maintaining enterprise software in Java or Python
At least 5 years of experience building cloud native applications or DevOps tooling
10+ years of experience in software and DevOps engineering
6+ years of experience with architectural patterns, building APIs, microservices, event stream processing, and high-throughput computing
6+ years of experience building cloud native architectures and architecting enterprise applications on public cloud platforms and cloud ecosystems
4+ years of experience working with AWS tool suite (IAM, Lambda, DynamoDB, Fargate, ECS, Code Deploy, Code Pipeline)
Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified 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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For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com
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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).
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Step 4 Decision
The team will discuss — if it’s a good fit for us and you, we’ll make it official!
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