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Data Engineer

Job ID R73337 Updated date 04/15/2019 Location New York, New York
11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New York

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.

Data Engineer

Job Description

Capital One is rethinking the way people and businesses approach their money.  We’re experimenting, innovating, and delivering breakthrough experiences for 65 million customers. We love to be curious, to dream, and ask “What if?” Oh, and we love to write code.

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 started as an information strategy company that specialized in credit cards, and we became one of the most impactful and disruptive players in the industry. We have grown to see ourselves as a technology company in finance, with great opportunities for technologists who want to build innovative applications and give users smarter ways to save, transact, borrow, and invest their money.

We’re currently seeking a Data Engineer to implement some of Capital One’s most exciting and innovative areas of technology strategy. This is an engineering position with an opportunity to be on the forefront of technical complexity driving a major transformation within Capital One. You will work with a team of developers with deep experience in machine learning, distributed microservices, and full stack systems. You’ll collaborate with digital product managers, and deliver robust solutions in the cloud to drive powerful experiences that help millions of Americans achieve financial empowerment.

You will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions in full-stack development tools and technologies

  • Leading the craftsmanship, security, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions

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

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

  • Assisting in the hiring of top engineering talent and maintaining our commitment to diversity and inclusion

The person we're looking for:

  • Is passionate about current state-of-the-art relevant tools and technologies and knows how to implement them effectively

  • Is excited about working with Cloud Based Technologies like AWS, DevOps, Kubernetes and Serverless

  • Has a sense of intellectual curiosity and a burning desire to learn

  • Is motivated, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done

  • Is passionately focused on the customer and the details that make their experience exceptional

  • Has the ability to collaborate and work efficiently with, and contribute to, a team

  • Values data and truth over ego

  • Has a strong sense of engineering craftsmanship, takes pride in the code they’re responsible for

  • Is pragmatic, makes the best use of time and resources to find the simplest solution that works

  • Thinks and acts like an owner, taking personal responsibility for the success of the product and the team

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience in application development

  • At least 1 years’ experience in big data technologies Cassandra, Accumulo, HBase, Spark, Hadoop, HDFS, AVRO, MongoDB, or Zookeeper

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • 1+ year experience working on streaming data applications Spark Streaming, Kafka, Kinesis, and Flink

  • 1+ years’ experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or another public cloud service

  • 1+ years’ experience with Ansible / Terraform

  • 2+ years’ experience with Agile engineering practices

  • 1+ years in-depth experience with the Hadoop stack (MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Hbase)

  • 1+ years’ experience with NoSQL implementation (Mongo, Cassandra)

  • 2+ years’ experience developing Java based software solutions

  • 2+ years’ experience in at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, JavaScript, Shell)

  • 2+ years’ experience developing software solutions to solve complex business problems

  • 2+ years’ experience with UNIX/Linux including basic commands and shell scripting

What we have: - A startup mindset with the backing of a top 10 bank - Monthly Innovation-Days dedicated to test driving cutting edge technologies - Flexible work schedules – Work Life Balance

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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