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Senior Software Engineer

Job ID R81965 Updated date 08/12/2019 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.

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? 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?”


As a Capital One Full Stack Software Engineer, you'll bring your solid experience in Python, JavaScript, AWS and software development to the table to drive forward a broad agenda in support of our analytical products and tools within our Financial Services division. You'll work in an open and supportive environment with a mandate to constantly innovate and disrupt to push forward our products leveraging cutting-edge technologies, including machine learning and AI, to elevate the user experience and productivity of our analyst community.


You will:

  • Work with other developers to build full-stack applications with a focus on backend microservices and open source technologies using Docker, AWS, and Python
  • Work with a high-performing agile team to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies
  • Integrate and deploy microservices/APIs on AWS and other cloud providers
  • Architect and implement front ends using Angular or ReactJS
  • Support internally developed products by creating standardized monitoring and application frameworks to automate CI/CD pipelines and create “zero touch” applications
  • 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
  • Leverage dedicated innovation time to work on your passion project that will help you and Capital One take the next step in technology


What We Offer:

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Convenient office locations
  • Generous salary and merit-based pay incentives
  • A startup mindset with the wallet of a top 10 bank
  • Monthly innovation challenges dedicated to test driving cutting edge technologies
  • Your choice of equipment (MacBook/PC, iPhone/Android Device)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 4 years of experience in hands-on software development using Python
  • At least 3 years of experience in Algorithms and Data Structures
  • At least 2 years architecting Python back-ends and APIs
  • At least 2 years of experience in one of the following : JavaScript, Angular, React or Node.js
  • At least 2 years of experience using RDBMS
  • At least 2 years of experience in one of the following : Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or public cloud service
  • At least 1 year of experience in containerization technologies (e.g. Docker) 
  • At least 2 years of developing applications with Monitoring, Build Tools, Version Control, Unit Test, TDD, Change Management to support DevOps
  • At least 2 years of experience with software design and system architecture, including an understanding of cross systems and user impact
  • At least 2 years of experience working on cross functional teams and able to translate functional and non-functional requirements working with intent owners, and support teams


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree
  • 6 + years of experience in hands-on software development using Python
  • 4 + years architecting Python back-ends and APIs
  • 4 + years of experience in one of the following : JavaScript, Angular, React or Node.js
  • 2+  years of experience in enterprise application development frameworks like Spring, Springboot, Angular, Jupyter notebook, Flask or Django
  • 4+ years’ experience in Agile practices
  • 1+ years’ experience working on streaming data applications (Kafka, Kinesis, Flink, or Spark Streaming)
  • Experience in profiling applications using required tools.

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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