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Principal Java Engineer

Job ID R77990 Updated date 07/11/2019 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.

Principal Java Engineer

Are you a hands-on problem solver who seeks to understand a domain and solve its complex engineering or data challenges.  Do you want to be empowered to influence the technology choices to get the job done. Are you the disruptor that pushes the envelope through innovation and new ideas, questioning the why and considering the what if?

 

As a Capital One Software Engineer, you'll work on everything from customer-facing web apps and backed services to mobile applications using cutting-edge tools and frameworks. We are seeking a talented, hands-on senior technical leader to design, develop and deliver the applications that drive one of the most critical systems in Capital One’s Card Business. Join Capital One in an engineering role and shape the next phase of our loyalty platform.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide active mentorship/guidance to fellow members of the agile tech team and participate in internal and external technology conferences & communities

  • Lead and continuously improve and recommend software engineering & coding practices

  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies

  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, out-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, code quality, performance, CI/CD and automation.

  • Drive engineering best practices within the team and group

  • Write, design, code, test, implement, debug, and validate applications; document design decisions and develop modular software components; monitor system performance metrics, and identify potential risks/issues.

  • Influence, present, share, showcase your team’s work that impacts millions of Capital One customers to senior leaders within the greater Capital One organization

  • Collaborate in agile scrum team with product owners and fellow software engineers to deliver upon most important business and technical priorities.

  • Provide active mentorship/guidance to fellow members of the agile tech team and participate in internal and external technology conference & communities.

  • Coordinate and scale the evolving cloud based solutions with product development teams both internal and external to Capital One.

 

What would you expect to work on here:  Object Oriented Languages (Java and Go), Cloud Based Technologies (AWS, DevOps and Serverless), Front End Frameworks (AngularJS), NoSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB), Cutting Edge Data Tools (Python, Spark) and Machine Learning models.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • At least 5 years of experience in Java development

  • At least 2 years of experience with AWS

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience using Apache or Cassandra

  • Experience in Big Data technologies like Spark, Kafka or similar

  • Demonstrated ability to present accomplishments to executive level leadership

 

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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