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Senior DevOps Engineer - Card Technology

Job ID R90269 Updated date 01/13/2020 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.

Senior DevOps Engineer - Card Technology

We are seeking a highly creative and intellectually curious DevOps Cloud Engineer to be instrumental in contributing to Capital One’s DevOps Pipelines and Public Cloud Infrastructure. 


Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Engineer, consult and upskill other engineers on DevOps and Cloud solutions to include infrastructure automation, automated CI/CD pipelines, monitoring and operations, and well-architected cloud infrastructure

  • Generate innovative ideas, develop proof-of-concepts and rapid prototypes alongside other engineers utilizing pair programming and mobbing techniques

  • Ability to function in a rapidly evolving environment and adapt to frequent transitions in technologies and teams

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Implement scalable, highly available, and resilient system solutions is required

  • Lead the build and support efforts of pipelines providing automated support

  • Leverage deep expertise to plan and lead the deployment of cloud solutions into production environments

  • Automate the provisioning of environments and the deployment of those environments using containers, like Docker.

  • Design and develop automation workflows, performing unit tests and conducting reviews to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance, and assessing the overall quality of delivered components

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering team, solving complex business problems together

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 2 years of experience in software development

  • At least 2 years of experience with cloud based hosting solutions (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, or Azure)

  • At least 2 years of experience working in an Agile environment utilizing Continuous Integration & Delivery Pipelines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree

  • AWS Certified, Professional Level

  • 2+  years of experience with Docker Container or Kubernetes

  • 2+ years of experience with a modern JavaScript framework (AngularJS, React, or NodeJS)

  • 2+ years of experience with GitHub, Artifactory, or Jenkins

  • 2+ years of experience building infrastructure-as-code using CloudFormation or Terraform

  • 3+ years developing automation workflows and routines using Open Source Tools

  • 4+ years of experience in software development

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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