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Senior Software Engineer

Job ID R62586 Updated date 12/06/2018 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.

Senior Software Engineer

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to build a new platform from the ground up? We’re a team that is building an experimentation platform that delivers personalized experiences for customers.  Our group offers a creative and supportive work environment where you’ll invent, build, and launch scalable solutions that directly impact Capital One customers. In addition, you’ll collaborate with all members of our agile team, including data scientists, product management, marketing, and UX design.

We are looking for talented and creative software engineers to build and launch a top-notch personalization platform supporting personalization across multiple channels. Along the way, you’ll learn about AWS, machine learning and experimentation-driven development. We are seeking experienced Software Engineers with full-stack experience and expertise in detailed technical design and development of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. Successful candidates will have hands-on experience with UI and building APIs using Java technologies with responsibility for overall delivery of software components. As a senior engineer, you will own end-to-end delivery of software components from inception to production and provide technical leadership/supervision to other engineers.


  • Develop UI solutions via excellent, well-managed code

  • Develop java-based solutions via excellent, well-managed code

  • Perform complex engineering activities for performance tuning and monitoring

  • Build/enhance CICD scripts

  • Understand the big picture, and be able to conceptualize complex technology options and solutions

  • Collaborating with other platforms tech leads to ensure integrated end-to-end design and delivery

  • Work with business partners, architects, and other groups to identify technical and functional needs of system and determine priority of needs

  • Support QA testing, and owning implementation to production

  • Participate in on-call rotation

  • Proactive monitoring of applications and services

  • Identifying gaps and taking actions to completion

  • Leading other engineers

  • Presenting at communities of practices

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in UI Development using JavaScript or AngularJS or NodeJS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience developing RESTful web services
  • At least 5 years of experience developing Shell Scripts
  • At least 5 years of experience in Application Development using Java and J2EE and Spring
  • At least 3 years of experience in Cloud technologies AWS or Docker or Ansible or Chef or Terraform or Kubernetes

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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