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Software Engineer | Javascript | Node.js | React

Job ID R79620 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.

Software Engineer | Javascript | Node.js | React

We’re seeking talented, hands-on, engineers to modernize one of the most critical systems in Capital One’s US Card Business. As a Capital One Full-Stack Web Engineer, you'll using cutting-edge open source frameworks, all on the cloud. You'll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as: Node.js, React, Flux, Jest, REST, JSON, HTML / HTML5, CSS / SCSS, Selenium, PhantomJS, NGINX, Express, Chef, Docker, Git / Github. You will be fully utilizing AWS with services such as S3, EC2, Lambda, Route53, CloudFront, API Gateway, and many more.

Your commitment 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.

What can you expect to do as a Capital One Software Engineer?

  • Work with a wide array of new technologies to solve business problems

  • Continuously deliver value to our customers

  • Enjoy the freedom of a purely Cloud based environment

  • Learn cutting edge technologies to build serverless software solutions

  • Build solutions that unlock the power of AI and Machine Learning

You will drive design, implementation, testing, release in an Agile environment, using modern methodologies, and open source tools. Whether a new feature or a bug fix, you will lead your work and deliver the most elegant and scalable solutions, all while learning and growing your skills. Most importantly, you’ll work and collaborate with a nimble, autonomous, cross-functional team of makers, breakers, doers, and disruptors who, love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs.

The person we're looking for:

  • has a sense of intellectual curiosity and an addiction to learning

  • is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done

  • is deliriously customer-focused

  • values data and truth over ego

  • has a strong sense of engineering craftsmanship, takes pride in the code they write

  • believes that good software development includes good testing, documentation, and collaboration

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

  • Passion for rapid continuous iteration and release of highly tested software

  • Passion for automating repeatable processes

  • Hunger to learn any of the Preferred Qualifications you may not already possess

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Military Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in software development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Javascript, React, NodeJS, and Jest

  • 2+ years of experience in front-end web development using a JS framework (React, Angular)

  • 2+ years of experience in back-end NodeJS development

  • 2+ years of experience with a JS unit testing library (Jest, Mocha)

  • 2+ years of experience in a database technology, preferably No-SQL such as AWS DynamoDB

  • 2+ years of experience with CI/CD and DevOps

  • 2+ years of cloud experience, AWS preferred

  • 1+ years of experience in AWS Lambda

  • 1+ years of experience with Github and advanced Github features

  • Experience working with large microservice-based architectures

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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