Data Engineer, Finance Technology (AWS, Python, Scala)

McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, 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.

Data Engineer, Finance Technology (AWS, Python, Scala)

Do you want to be on the forefront of the next BIG thing in data? Do you love designing and implementing business critical data management solutions? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative delivery environment? If this excites you, then keep reading!

Help us use technology to bring ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking, we're seeking a Data Engineer to mentor other engineers and provide hands-on expertise and design for the team.

It's all in the name: Deliver. In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical guidance and taking a hands-on approach as needed to building teams to define and deliver against a robust technology roadmap. The right candidate for this role is someone who is passionate about their craft, welcomes challenges, interact with non-technical and technical stakeholders, thrives under pressure, and is hyper-focused on delivering exceptional results while creating a rewarding team environment. The candidate will have the opportunity to influence and interact with stakeholders business & technical and influence the technology roadmap

The Job & Expectations:

  • Partner with product owners, business partners, and end users to understand business processes and concepts
  • Solicit, analyze, and negotiate customer requirements under minimal guidance and direction
  • Provide impact analysis, project estimation as a result of line of business changes
  • Provide technical guidance concerning business implications of application development projects
  • Identify and address cross-project dependencies and impacts
  • Identify risks/issues in a timely manner and appropriately mitigate/escalate
  • Educated on capabilities and constraints of technology platforms
  • Collaborating as part of a cross-functional Agile team to enhance and maintain software that enables capital markets, balance sheet management functionality
  • Utilize programming languages like Python, Spark, Scala, and databases such Snowflake, Open Source RDBMS and NoSQL databases like PostgreSQL
  • Leveraging DevOps techniques and practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, Build Automation and Test Driven Development to enable the rapid delivery of working code utilizing tools like Jenkins, Nexus, Git and Docker
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in an unstructured environment where you're empowered to make a difference. In that context, you will be expected to research and develop cutting edge technologies to accomplish your goals.
  • Will require regular travel (1x/week) between Richmond and Mclean (company shuttle provided)


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 1 year of experience developing, deploying, testing in AWS architecture
  • At least 1 years' experience in system analysis
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience delivering big data solutions
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience delivering data management
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience delivering data warehousing


Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years experience in at least one scripting language (*Python, Scala)
  • 2+ years experience developing software solutions to solve business problems
  • 1+ year of experience in an Agile delivery environment


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


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