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Python Software Engineer (Lead)

Job ID R82047 Updated date 11/26/2019 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.

Python Software Engineer (Lead)

Capital One is seeking a Python Software Engineer (Lead) to develop innovative technologies and solutions for our intelligent assistant, Eno. As a core member of our conversational AI team, you will be building the future of intelligent assistants, using advanced training techniques and machine learning tools. You will help us deliver Eno at scale for millions of customers and develop innovative ways to accelerate Eno’s ability to learn. Working within an Agile team, you’ll be an active driver of the full sprint cycle from story planning to reviews and demos. This is a full stack software engineering role targeting truly creative technologists.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • At least 5 years of experience in software engineering

  • At least 4 years of Python development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics

  • 7+ years experience in software development

  • 3+ years of experience with one of the following: Java, Node, or C

  • Experience with Machine Learning, Conversational AI, or general AI

  • Experience with OOP, Architecture, and other best practices

  • Experience with technologies like Jenkins, Kafka, Postgresql, DynamoDB, or MongoDB

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and test automation

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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