Lead Java Engineer

Plano 5 (31065), United States of America, Plano, Texas

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 Java Engineer

Capital One Plano campus sits in the middle of the "tech hub" that Plano, TX has become. With industry-leading technology and innovations, world class benefits, exponential career growth, leadership and servitude across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and surrounding communities, we are continuing to grow as we serve a variety of domains within the financial services industry.

We're looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join the Servicing team within Financial Services ( #FStech )!

The Tech Stack:

Java / J2EE, Spring Boot, Amazon Web Services (AWS) stack (EC2, S3, ECS, and RDS to name a few), Docker, Jenkins, Kafka, and much more!

Why Should I Apply?

  • You're going to be working on the most visible project happening within technology across Capital One!
  • To be the person who not only eliminates legacy applications and on-premises data centers, but you'll be replacing them with the bleeding-edge technologies in a cloud-based environment (Amazon Web Services)!
  • You'll become the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all things related to Financial Servicing Experience, which will give you a "seat at the table" with technology and business leaders, alike.
  • You'll be in prime position for taking your career where you want to take it!
  • You're encouraged to learn new technologies, experiment, innovate, and grow your career and yourself!


  • Will be the sole point-of-contact for leading the team
  • Will own the technical direction, design, and architecture decisions with limited oversight
  • Will grow and mentor the team, which may include training on new trends and best practices or rolling-up-your-sleeves and programming with them
  • Are someone who sees a technical challenge, and not only can solve it, but you will solve it!
  • Are a developer at-the-core, but you have a great understanding of best practices and a variety of architectural standards
  • Work well under pressure and timelines with an eye for strategy and the ability to deliver solutions

If we're talking to you, please continue reading and apply today!

You have...

  • Strong experience in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) technology stack
  • Are an open-source software expert with a core foundation in Java programming
  • Extensive experience with Streaming Platforms like Kafka
  • Extensive experience in NoSQL and RDMS database(s) and cloud transformation projects
  • A drive to lead

Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 7 years of experience full-stack Java software development
  • At least 2 years' experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • At least 2 years' experience with Spring Boot
  • At least 2 years' experience in Streaming Platform
  • At least 2 years' in NoSQL databases
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years' experience with full-stack Java / J2EE development
  • At least 2 years' experience with Kafka
  • At least 2 years' experience in Cassandra
  • At least 1 year of experience in Postgres
  • At least 1 year of experience in a Lead capacity with at least 3 indirect reports
  • Experience with containerization (Docker, Kubernetes, or other)

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

Recruiting Location:

7933 Preston Rd.

Plano, TX 75024

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