Platform Engineer

    • Plano, TX

Locations: TX - Plano, 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.

Platform Engineer

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.

You will:

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


Collaborate with the engineering team on projects as the expert on reliability, performance, and efficiency.

Automate away the process of managing capacity, safely deploy software, and mitigate system failures.

Proactively identify and develop areas to improve monitoring/alerting, reliability, performance, and automation

Troubleshoot issues and identify the root cause in a fast paced environment, and implement solutions to prevent them from happening again

Participate in on call 247365 rotation to respond to alerts or outages

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree

At least 2 years of experience in one of the following: Java, Scala, Python, Javascript, Angular.js, Node.js

At least 1 years of experience in designing and developing RESTful APIs

At least 1 years of experience in Linux system internals and container technologies

Preferred Qualifications

Masters Degree

1+ years' experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or another public cloud service

1+ years of experience in enterprise application development frameworks like Spring, Spring Boot, Angular or Jupyter notebook

Experience with Database technologies like Oracle, Sql Server, Postgres, Cassandra, MongoDb, etc

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

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