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Director, Distinguished Engineer (Java, Kafka, Spark, Cassandra, AWS)

Job ID R64962 Updated date 01/11/2019 Location Vienna, Virginia
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, 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.

Director, Distinguished Engineer (Java, Kafka, Spark, Cassandra, AWS)

Distinguished Software Engineer (Java, Kafka, Spark, Cassandra, AWS) working with terabytes of production data. Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We’s seeking a software engineering leader for our team working on critical customer applications. We love working with open source frameworks and working with latest and most innovative technologies.

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to leverage a wide range of tools and technologies, and mentor other engineers in best practices and approaches. You'll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies: Java, Python, Spring, NoSQL databases, relational databases, and AWS/Cloud Infrastructure, to name a few. This specific team is building out real-time data solutions that deal with terabytes of production data while leveraging cutting-edge technologies like Kafka, Spark, Cassandra and Machine Learning.          

Responsibilities:

-Working with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios

- Continuously improving software engineering practices

- 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

- Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal and external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community

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

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree or military experience

- At least 4 years’ experience with Java and object-oriented programming languages

- At least 3 years’ experience building APIs

- At least 3 years’ experience with application development and design

- At least 4 years’ experience managing and supporting the full life-cycle of IT development projects

Preferred Qualifications:

- 2+ years experience working with big data tools Kafka, Spark or Druid

- 2+ years experience with NoSQL and distributed databases

- 1+ years experience with AWS or other cloud technologies

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified 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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