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Full Stack Software Engineer

Job ID R85698 Updated date 10/09/2019 Location Richmond, Virginia
West Creek 2 (12072), United States of America, Richmond, 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.

Full Stack Software Engineer


Capital One is now hiring for a Full Stack Software Engineer for our Payments team in Richmond! We are on a journey to modernize our inbound payments experience (paying off your credit card). We are building the platform from the ground up, cloud native, leveraging microservice architecture. Our platform includes Kafka, API & Microservices written in Java, leveraging Mongo and Cassandra data stores, and Docker containers on ECS to name a few. Our platform handles critical customer payments each day that requires us to engineer highly resilient and scalable solutions. Come join us on our exciting journey!


In this role, you’ll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as: Java, Spark, REST, NoSQL databases (Cassandra, Mongo), relational databases (PostgreSQL, Hadoop, Jenkins, leveraging Micro service Architecture all built in AWS/Cloud.

As a Full Stack Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Enhancing your robust portfolio on GitHub and continuing to share Open Source contributions

  • Working within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full stack of development tools and technologies

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

  • Bringing 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

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

  • Mentoring a team of engineers on best engineering and delivery practices

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 3 years of experience with Java Enterprise Edition (EE)  or other Object Oriented Programming (OOP) language for middleware and backend service development
  • At least 2 years of experience with Spring Boot
  • At least 2 years of experience with Cassandra or SQL 
  • At least 1 year experience in one of the following Cloud technologies:  Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google, OpenStack

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with Java Enterprise Edition (EE)  or other Object Oriented Programming (OOP) language for middleware and backend service development
  • 3+ years of experience in one of the following:  Apache Spark, MS SQL, Oracle, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, No-SQL, MongoDB, or DynamoDB
  • 3+ years of experience developing RESTFUL APIs
  • 3+ years’ experience in one of the following Cloud technologies:  Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google, OpenStack
  • 3+ Years’ experience in front-end technologies: HTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript, Angular, TypeScript, Apache HTTP Server, Tomcat
  • Formal certification in one of the following:  Java, Spring, or AWS

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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