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Sr. Mobile Engineer, Android

Job ID R87364 Updated date 11/07/2019 Location McLean, Virginia
1750 Tysons (12023), 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.

Sr. Mobile Engineer, Android

Capital One is a pioneer in financial services, a high-tech company, an innovation laboratory, and a nationally recognized brand that reaches tens of millions of consumers.

We are a passionate and entrepreneurial team that embraces bold ideas, fosters collaboration and delivers great consumer experiences.  As a team, we come to work every day looking to build digital experiences that are authentic & bold. We’ll improve, iterate and re-imagine current digital platforms as we sharpen and create the next generation of our platforms. Our team is growing and we’re looking for engineers who lead by doing, have a passion for solving problems and who exude professionalism every day.

At Capital One, the Android platform is recognized as an opportunity to reach our customers in unique, personal and engaging ways.  Nothing is off limits as we explore exciting ways to take advantage of the full ecosystem of Android powered devices. We operate in small productive agile teams and use the best industry tools to collaborate across teams.



  • Work with product owners and Agile teams to understand, design, develop, and implement new features using engineering best practices, design guidelines, and principles.
  • Analyze and optimize code for efficiency and performance.
  • Advocate test-driven development and deliver high quality, resilient solutions
  • Continuously improve software engineering practices
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends
  • Experiment with and learn new technologies
  • Participate in internal & external technology communities and mentor others
  • Encourage innovation, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity

In this role, you will:

  • Let your voice be heard.  A strong preference for those that actively and comfortably engage in group conversations, both small and large

  • Influence and contribute to the group dialog and incorporate feedback and communication from the broader team

  • Be an active advocate of the Android platform through both internal and external developer communities

  • Actively engage with developers outside of the local sprint team across various disciplines (Android, iOS, APIs, Web, etc.) and throughout the application stack

  • Remain an active learner in all technologies related to Android development

  • Own and lead delivery of major components and platform needs in partnership with senior engineers and architects

  • Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across sprint teams

  • Mentor junior members of the team.

  • Review pull requests and ensure adherence to Kotlin/Java, and other language idioms

  • Grow and provide SME level leadership


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • At least 3 years of experience in software development
  • At least 2 years of mobile development for native Android applications
  • At least 2 years of experience with Java
  • At least 1 years of experience with unit or instrument testing

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Experience in Espresso, Robolectric, or JUnit testing
  • Experience developing in Kotlin
  • A portfolio of open source code on GitHub preferred 

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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