Senior Cloud Engineer - Platform Automation (AWS)

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.

Senior Cloud Engineer - Platform Automation (AWS)

Do you have an unstoppable drive and desire to automate everything? Capital One is actively seeking highly creative and intellectually curious Engineers who are passionate about automation to join our team!

This is an opportunity to display knowledge of your craft by having a hand in building large scale reliable applications to impact the way that Capital One does business. You will participate in detailed technical design, development and implementation of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. Working within an Agile environment, you will actively participate in story planning and detailed daily standups, while providing input for architectural design decisions, and automating infrastructure, builds, and tests to meet story acceptance criteria.

You will have the opportunity to continuously develop technical knowledge and skills on multiple platforms, and educate team members on the capabilities and constraints of technologies. You will be an integral part in advancing the culture of technical excellence within Capital One, and creating experiences to delight millions of customers!

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Automate everything
  • Continuously learn new technologies
  • Engineer and maintain a multi-region multi-provider container PaaS using Docker, Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation, etc
  • Build automated monitoring, alerting and dashboard capabilities for CICD processes, production KPIs and other metrics
  • Pilot and implement new and emerging CI/CD/DevOps technologies like CircleCI, Drone, etc
  • Proficient in Docker and familiar with relevant technologies such as AWS ECS, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Nomad
  • Familiarity with Configuration Management
  • Professional experience consuming CI/CD
  • Professional experience managing AWS cloud resources
  • High proficiency in using Git to manage source code

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in at least one of the following programming languages: Python, Java or Go
  • At least 1 year of experience with Linux Shell scripting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience using following: CloudWatch, Splunk, ELK Stack, Zabbix, OverOps
  • 1+ years of experience using APMs: New Relic, AppDynamics, Dynatrace

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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