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Master Software Engineer - Platforms

Job ID R76014 Updated date 05/15/2019 Location Plano, Texas
Plano 5 (31065), United States of America, Plano, Texas

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.

Master Software Engineer - Platforms

As a platform engineer on our team, you'll support efforts to manage an API & Batch platform across multiple customers, including maintaining the operation and efficiency of that API & Batch platform. You'll contribute to tool and capability recommendations based on your research of the current environment and various other resources. You'll work with migration teams, Cloud architecture, developers, and engineers to inform strategy and architecture design. This is an opportunity to work with the latest Cloud resources as you learn prototyping using multiple techniques and new technologies. You'll be able to gain experience in automation, platform management, and security. Join our team as we transform business systems across Capital One’s Auto Finance Servicing business.


  • Work alongside a team of highly qualified engineers to continually improve our managed API & Batch platform

  • You will “automate all the things” around this platform. Think along the lines of one-touch (or zero touch) releases with visualization of service health and automatic service restoration type of “things”

  • Write, design, code, test, implement, debug, and validate applications & microservices; participate in code reviews; document design decisions and develop modular software components; monitor system performance metrics and identify potential risks/issues

  • Collaborate in an agile scrum team with product owners and fellow software engineers to deliver upon the most important business and technical priorities

  • Provide active mentorship/guidance to fellow members of the agile tech team and participate in internal and external technology conferences & communities

  • Lead and continuously improve and recommend software engineering & coding practices

  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies

  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, out-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, code quality, performance, CI/CD and automation.

  • Coordinate and scale the evolving cloud-based solutions with product development teams both internal and external to Capital One.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 4 years of experience in working on the software development life-cycle (SDLC)

  • At least 4 years of experience in design and coding applications in Java

  • At least 5 years of experience in Spring framework

  • At least 3 years of experience in building RESTful API ‘s

  • At least 2 years of experience in Cloud technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree

  • 7+ years experience with Java and Spring framework

  • 7+ years experience Rest API and API Testing

  • 7+ years experience with Spring Batch and Batch Testing

  • 5+ years experience Maven and GitHub

  • 7+ years experience in UNIX Scripting

  • 3+ years of experience working with Linux

  • 2+ years of experience in AWS (EC2, ECS), Docker

  • 3+ years in a tech lead role, experience designing/architecting distributed applications

  • 1+ year of experience implementing DevOps practices at scale

  • Demonstrated ability to influence outcomes and collaborate with disparate teams

  • Experience in implementing a Dashboard and monitoring for real-time and batch processing systems

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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