Master Software Engineer, Full Stack

West Creek 8 (12080), United States of America, Richmond, 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.

Master Software Engineer, Full Stack

As a Capital One Full Stack 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.

You will:

  • Lead and Manage Card Slice RTM Services, Infrastructure, Process and Teams
  • Lead, Manage and Own AWS Migration activities
  • Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios
  • Continuously improve software engineering practices - Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies
  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions
  • 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
  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity
  • Lead and/or mentor a team of engineers

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a dynamic team throughout the software development life cycle
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers and analysts to implement enhancements or new applications
  • Develop code to meet story acceptance criteria
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Conduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standards
  • Create automated test suites to validate the quality of your code
  • Estimate level of effort to develop code to meet acceptance criteria
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment
  • Ensure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperatives
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment
  • Own technical design and development of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems
  • Work with Product Owner to understand the business problems and design solutions
  • Collaborate with other platforms tech leads to ensure integrated end-to-end design and delivery
  • Understand how evolving technology affects domain; stays current and leads team through new technologies
  • Responsible for key system design and integration decisions; and for communicating decisions to individuals implementing the system
  • Lead team to provide production (L3) support as needed for the application in Production
  • Designing applications for automated monitoring and alerting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or military experience
  • At least 4 years of Leadership and Hands-on Tech Experience
  • At least 7 years of software development experience using Java EE technologies
  • At least 4 years of experience in developing RESTful APIs
  • At least 1 year of experience with cloud services (AWS) configuration & administration
  • At least 1 year of experience in developing a continuous delivery pipeline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree
  • 8+ years of SDLC experience using Java EE technologies for Middleware and Backend Integration
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in developing RESTful APIs using Spring or Jersey and taking it all the way to production
  • 5+ years experience in RTM
  • 2+ years of experience in DevOps technologies
  • 3+ years of experience implementing automated environment delivery using Open Source tools including Chef
  • 2+ years experience with Scrum, SAFe, and Kanban
  • 1+ years experience with Junit testing development and code quality tools

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new 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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