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Senior Platform Engineer - Identity & Access Management

Location McLean, Virginia; Richmond, Virginia; Plano, Texas
Job ID R114497 Updated date 06/11/2021
1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Platform Engineer - Identity & Access Management

Principal Associate - Senior Platform Engineer

Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers.


Candidates should be passionate about delivering a highly secure and stable environment with an eye for continuous improvement. The individual should have experience with integrating new and emerging technologies into an environment and welcomes the opportunity to work on cloud-based platforms from AWS, Microsoft, and Google.


The person we're looking for:

  • is not intimidated by challenges, thrives under pressure, and is hyper-focused on delivering exceptional results.

  • has experience configuring Windows / Linux / Unix systems in the cloud using infrastructure automation tools

  • gets excited when talking about application and infrastructure monitoring initiating auto-scaling and dreams of building a self healing infrastructure

  • loves to learn new technologies and mentor junior engineers to raise the bar across the organization.

  • is security first focused and possess a strong understanding of least privilege

  • capable of both working independently and with our team of developers and integrators to support project work and to update and release to QA/Production with software releases, configuration updates, and other release requirements

  • writes high quality testable code and scripts to automate provisioning of AWS services

  • has a strong sense of engineering craftsmanship, takes pride in the solutions they design.

  • is confident in leading and managing the full life cycle of large enterprise initiatives and understands how to gather requirements and identify dependencies

  • has great communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices.

A Successful candidate will:

Committing to learn new things is every bit as important to us as what you have already done. Maybe even more so because we don’t want to be doing the same thing tomorrow that we’re doing today. You accept change, want to grow, and evolve into a better member of the team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 3 years experience with Windows Server or Linux

  • At least 2 years of experience in a public cloud environment (AWS, Azure, or GCP)

  • At least 1 year of experience developing scripts in PowerShell, VBScript, or Python

  • At least 2 years of experience with Identity and Access Management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year experience with Microsoft Identity Manager 2016

  • 2+ years experience with Terraform or Cloudformation Templates 

  • 2+ years experience in LDAP Directory 

  • 2+ years experience in CI/CD pipeline deployments 

  • 1+ year experience with Bash scripting 

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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Who We Are

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.