Lead Mobile Software Engineer

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.

Lead Mobile Software Engineer

Are you a lead software engineer that thrives in a vibrant, innovative and collaborative team? A master coder who has passion and a desire to remain hands-on in a rapid, dynamic environment? Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers. We're changing banking for good. At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We want you to be curious and ask "what if?"

Capital One started as an information strategy company that specialized in credit cards, and we have become one of the most impactful and disruptive players in the industry. We have grown to see ourselves as a technology company in consumer finance, with great opportunities for software engineers who want to build innovative applications to give users smarter ways to save, transact, borrow and invest their money, as we seek to disrupt the industry again.

As a Capital One Software Engineer, you'll ship customer-facing mobile apps to millions of customers. As a tech lead, you'll guide your team through the hurdles of shipping enterprise grade software to production. As a people manager, you'll help shape the minds and careers of your team. As an intellectually curious engineer, you'll experiment with how to make your team more efficient while teaching yourself new technologies. As a Capital One employee, you'll enjoy the benefits of stability and constant training opportunities - internally and externally.

What You'll Do

  • Learn
  • Lead and teach a team of passionate software engineers - driving engineering delivery
  • Influence and contribute to group discussions and incorporate feedback/communication from broader team
  • Have a seat at the table. Partner with our product, design and business counterparts to shape the roadmap
  • Contribute to inner and open source projects that power experiences enjoyed by millions of customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 8 years of software development experience
  • At least 5 years of experience managing with large scale software development projects
  • At least 4 years professional experience in Mobile development (iOS or Android)
  • At least 3 years' experience in Agile methodologies
  • At least 2 years' experience in people management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
  • 8+ years software development experience
  • 4+ years' experience in Agile
  • Experience with AWS environment/architecture, applications deployed on AWS

1+ years' experience building products accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities

1+ years' experience presents coding topics to development peer group internal and external to work

1+ years' experience with Mobile unit testing frameworks and automation

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified 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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