Lead 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 Software Engineer

As a Capital One Lead Software Engineer, you'll work on everything from customer-facing web and mobile applications using cutting-edge open source frameworks, to highly-available RESTful services, to back-end Java based systems using the hottest techniques in Big Data. You'll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as: node.js, Java, AngularJS, React, Python, REST, JSON, XML, Ruby, HTML / HTML5, CSS, NoSQL databases, relational databases, Hadoop, Chef, Maven, iOS, Android, and AWS/Cloud Infrastructure to name a few

Responsibilities:

  • Lead software engineering teams in an Agile environment leveraging advanced engineering practices to deliver scale solutions for the Treasury Business
  • Manage a portfolio of diverse technology projects that provide the backbone of Treasury services for customers
  • Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talent
  • Develop business applications that maintain the highest availability, performance, and strive for simplicity
  • Knowledge, passion for and ability to lead software engineers developing in: Java, Python, Spring User Interface Technologies such as Angular and React, and DevOps Automation, Integration, Build and Deployment Tools
  • Leverage strong engineering and technology background to go deep in technology
  • Establish technical credibility across their internal teams and the external engineering community
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community
  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years' of experience designing and implementing Microservices based architecture
  • At least 5 years' experience leading software engineering teams in an Agile environment
  • At least 7 years' experience with object-oriented programming and design (Java, Python, JavaScript)
  • At least 7 years' of experience in developing web applications, architectural standards and SOA technologies
  • At least 1+ year of experience with AWS


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • 10 years' software development experience
  • 3+ years' of experience in Cloud Computing
  • 5+ years' CI/CD experience


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


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