Lead DevOps Engineer (IC - Sr Manager)

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.

Lead DevOps Engineer (IC - Sr Manager)

Capital One is actively seeking an experienced Lead DevOps Engineer with expertise in leading teams on complex and high priority technology projects for new innovations, process improvements, or operations. This position will specifically focus on DevOps. The primary responsibility is to lead the technical design and development of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems. In addition, he/she will provide functional, technical, and/or process leadership. The successful candidate will have experience as a senior software engineer, as well as managing software designers and developers through project design, development and delivery.


  • Own the technical design and development of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems.
  • Perform complex applications programming activities. Codes, tests, debugs.
  • Drive tactical delivery for multiple teams.
  • Work with business partners, architects, and other groups to identify technical and functional needs of system and determine priority of needs.
  • Manage standard system processes and enhancements to system. Ensure that solution design adheres to good software design practices. Accountable for overall solution design quality.
  • Ensure adherence to defined Software Development Life cycle and Architecture strategy and intent.
  • Provide functional, technical, and/or process leadership.
  • Work with business systems analysts, project managers, and customers to understand the scope of work, priorities, and requirements for development.
  • Work with performing teams to deliver new capabilities in business applications and/or remediate issues.
  • Manage associate/contractor development resources.
  • Enforce company policies in areas of development methodology, architecture, security, change and configuration management, compliance, and HR.
  • Analyze, define and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks, controls, and outputs.
  • Contribute to defining time tables and project plans
  • Analyze and estimate feasibility, cost, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs.
  • Ensure that expected application performance levels are achieved.
  • Coordinate coding, testing, implementation and documentation of solution.
  • Responsible for key system design and integration decisions; and for communicating decisions to individuals implementing the system.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 2 years' experience with AWS and Cloud technology
  • At least 2 years' experience managing API Gateway
  • At least 2 years' experience with RESTful APIs
  • At least 8 years' experience in software development
  • At least 3 years' experience as lead or manager within software development projects
  • At least 3 years of experience in design and coding applications in Java, Python or Nodejs
  • At least 4 years of experience working in a Linux/Unix/Windows environment
  • At least 3 year of experience implementing DevOps practices at scale

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems
  • 5+ years' experience with Java, Tomcat and Spring framework
  • 5+ years' experience Rest API and API Testing
  • 4+ years' experience Jenkin and Chef
  • 5+ years' experience Maven and GitHub
  • 5+ years' experience in UNIX Scripting
  • 4+ years' experience in Apache Web Server
  • 4+ years' experience with AngularJS
  • 4+ years' experience with NodeJs
  • 4+ years' experience with Bootstrap and other UI frameworks
  • 4+ years' experience with UI testing frameworks
  • 2+ years' experience leading a support or tech operations team

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified application for employment authorization for this position.

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