Master Software Engineer

11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New York

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.

Master Software Engineer

Keep reading if:

  • You're driven to build intuitive experiences that start with the customer.
  • You embrace change and innovation, always seeking to push the boundaries and are comfortable challenging the status-quo.
  • You LOVE technology and learning new things.


Hey, maybe you should be here too.

What you'll do:
  • Perform complex application design and programming activities in the latest techniques and technologies: Java Spring, Node, Go, React, REST, microservices, AWS/Cloud infrastructure.
  • Provide technical leadership in terms of architecting applications, mentoring developers, making smart technology decisions, etc.
  • Collaborate with Product Owners, Designers, and other developers on different permutations to find the best solution possible.
  • Deliver solutions to production that knock everyone's socks off.


What we're looking for:
  • Amazing technical instincts. You know how to evaluate and choose the right technology and approach for the job. You have stories you could share about what problem you thought you were solving at first, but through testing and iteration, came to solve a much bigger and better problem that resulted in positive outcomes all-around.
  • A love for learning. Technology is continually evolving around us, and you want to keep up to date to ensure we are using the right tech at the right time.
  • Confidence, not ego. You have an ability to collaborate with others and see all sides of the coin to come to the best solution for everyone.
  • A deep understanding of the language and or framework you have used to build a production system.
  • Solid analytical skills that guide a methodical approach to any problem.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or military experience
  • At least 5 years of software development experience
  • At least 3 years development experience in Java or .NET
  • At least 2 year of experience designing and building microservices
  • At least 1 year of experience with AWS/Public Cloud


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Full stack experience with any combination of the following: Front End: Angular or React JS. Middle Tier: Java, Node, or Golang. Database: At least one relational database like: Postgres, MySql, MS SQL or Oracle.
  • Build and Deployment automation experience (CI/CD)


Relocation assistance will be provided for candidates who qualify.

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


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