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R125147 Posted 10/13/2021

Distinguished Engineer

McLean , Virginia | Plano , Texas | Richmond , Virginia
  • Category Engineering
  • Experience Director
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia

Overview

Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Distinguished Engineer

At Capital One, we believe in the values of Excellence and Doing the Right Thing. We are a technology-oriented company delivering financial  products to market through modern technology and constant innovation at a massive scale.

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

  • Leaders who gain the trust and confidence of those around them, from hands on engineers to executives

  • Stay abreast and focused on new web and cloud security technologies and integrate into security architecture design when appropriate

  • Strong focus on designing applications with horizontal scalability and high availability

Whether a member of our engineering or architecture teams, Distinguished Engineers are individual contributors expected to solve problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative delivery environment. In order to meet these demands, candidates should be influential engineering leaders with deep technology expertise, and a collaborative style that brings others into the decision-making process. Distinguished Engineers will significantly impact the Tech agenda within their organization and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions across organizational boundaries

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop cutting-edge solutions, using existing and emerging technology platforms

  • Be the guiding force for stakeholders in design and architecture discussions, helping the engineering teams make key technology choices, and staying associated with the use case through its development lifecycle  

  • Leverage sound judgment and problem solving to tackle some of Capital One’s most critical problems and connect the dots to broader implications of the work

  • Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern technologies, sharing consumer and engineering benefits to gain buy-in

  • Promote a culture of engineering excellence and being well managed, using opportunities to reuse and innersource solutions where possible

  • Work with individual teams to do design reviews and code reviews and help them formulate designs and approaches to solve for known and emerging challenges

  • Be hands on and get involved in writing code, designing systems, and mentor engineers

  • Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise, at all levels of the organization

  • 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

  • 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

  • Operate in a cutting edge cloud-native, microservices-driven architecture

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 9 years of experience with application architecture and design patterns

  • At least 7 years of experience with architectural patterns (SOA), building APIs, microservices, event streams, and high throughput systems 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree 

  • 10+ years of experience of working with business leaders on the implications of architectural decisions

  • 4+ years building cloud native architectures, building enterprise applications on public cloud platforms and cloud ecosystems (AWS, GCP or Azure)

  • 5+ years experience with DevOps or DevSecOps and building CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, Artifactory, Chef, Ansible, AWS CloudFormation templates, GitHub, and Sonar

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.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@capitalone.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

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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