Capital One Senior Software Engineer in 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 passionate about technology and enjoy finding simple solutions to complex problems? Are you someone who likes to understand the ‘why’ and is excited to bring big ideas to life? Do you shine in a collaborative team environment? Do you enjoy focused, heads-down moments of coding zen?

We are looking for a passionate technologist who thrives in collaborative teams and is comfortable mentoring others. You will join an agile team of engineers to build a flagship solution for Capital One’s community of analysts that solves for data discovery, access, and reporting. The focus of this role is to provide senior technical leadership to ensure code quality, to minimize risk, and to grow the team’s expertise.

What you’ll do

  • Lead development with a focus on UX/UI for a large-scale, cross-functional project that serves a community of thousands

  • Lead development of an inner-sourced reporting engine built on APIs

  • Produce code that is sufficiently supported by unit tests

  • Participate in peer code reviews

  • Provide engineering subject matter expertise for other team members

  • Design and build CI/CD automation pipelines

  • Work with analysts and product owners to deliver products in an agile, DevOps, and collaborative environment

Who you are

Curious. You like to learn new technologies, adapt well to change, and can provide a comprehensive analysis of options.

Passionate. You care about growing others and bringing them together around what’s possible.

Optimistic. You look for opportunities to improve and don’t dwell on the negative.

Communicator. You can communicate complex ideas clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences, your team knows their priorities and so does your manager.

Do-er. You have a bias toward action, you try things, and you wear failures as a badge of honor.

Fearless. Big, undefined problems don't frighten you.

Pride. You take pride in your work and have a high bar. You improve every piece of code you touch.

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

  • At least 2 years of experience building enterprise applications in J2EE

  • At least 2 years of experience developing full-stack applications

  • At least 2 years of experience in JavaScript and jQuery

  • At least 2 years of experience with React, or Node.js, or Angular

  • At least 2 years of experience with Unix or Linux systems

  • At least 1 year of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • At least 1 year of experience with Git version control

Preferred qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience working with automated build and CI/CD systems, including Jenkins or Hudson

  • 2+ years of experience developing single page applications using Angular or REACT

  • 1+ year of experience developing in Python

  • 1+ year of experience working with Docker or container management solutions like ECS, DC/OS, Kubernetes

  • Familiarity with RESTful web service frameworks, microservices architecture, and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • AWS certification

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.