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Sr. Data Engineer

Job ID R83288 Updated date 09/10/2019 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.

Sr. Data 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 Data 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.

Your responsibilities will include:


  • Developing sustainable data driven solutions with current new generation data technologies to drive our business and technology strategies

  • Building  data APIs and data delivery services to support critical operational and analytical applications

  • Contributing to the design of robust systems with an eye on the long-term maintenance and support of the application

  • Leveraging reusable code modules to solve problems across the team and organization

  • Handling multiple functions and roles for the projects and Agile teams

  • Defining, executing and continuously improving our internal software architecture processes

  • Being a technology thought leader and strategist


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 2 years of experience designing and building full stack solutions.

  • At least 2 years of experience working with Spark, Scala, or Java

  • At least 1 year of experience working with functional programming languages such as Scala or Python

  • At least 2 years of experience building data pipelines.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree.

  • 2+ years of experience integrating with code bases.

  • 2+ years of experience with multi-node database environment.

  • 1+ year experience with Machine Learning.

  • 3+ years experience working with big data like Spark, Scala, Akka, Cassandra, Accumulo, Hbase, Hadoop, HDFS, AVRO, MongoDB or Mesos.

  • 4+ years of experience with data streaming processes like Spark Streaming, Flink, Storm or RabbitMQ 
  • 4+ years experience developing Java based software solutions.

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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