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Senior Software Engineer

Job ID R95314 Updated date 03/25/2020 Location McLean, Virginia
7900 Westpark Drive (12131), 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 Software 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. 

At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We want you to be curious and ask “what if?” Capital One started as an information strategy company that specialized in credit cards and we have become one of the most impactful and disruptive players in the industry. We have grown to see ourselves as a technology company in consumer finance, with great opportunities for software engineers who want to build innovative applications to give users smarter ways to save, transact, borrow, and invest their money, as we seek to disrupt the industry again. 

As a Capital One Software Engineer, you will work on developing an enterprise-wide security and vulnerability application that is written in-house from the ground up. You will use cutting-edge open source frameworks and cloud technologies to create end-to-end solutions using the hottest techniques and 100% serverless architecture. You'll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as Python, REST, JSON, XML, DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, SQS, SFN, IAM, GitHub, Kafka, and Jenkins, to name a few. You will work in a vibrant collaborative agile environment where your input is important and valued! 

You will: 

  • Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios 

  • Continuously improve software engineering practices 

  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies 

  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions 

  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community 

  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree 

  • At least 2 years of experience in software development 

  • At least 2 years of experience with Python

  • At least 2 years of experience with unit testing and mocking 

  • At least 2 years of experience with cloud-based services 

  • At least 2 years of experience with developing APIs 

  • At least 2 years of experience with CI/CD

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree 

  • 2+ years of experience in software development 

  • 2+ years experience in Agile practices 

  • Amazon Web Services developer or architect certification 

  • Familiarity with serverless architecture 

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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