Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Java)

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.

Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Java)

As a Capital One Software Engineering Manager, you'll work on everything from customer-facing web, to highly-available RESTful services, to backend data processing applications using cutting-edge open source frameworks in Big Data.

You'll bring solid knowledge in designing and developing of multi-threaded applications that are fault tolerant and resilient. You will have demonstrated experience in software development with principles of Object Oriented Programing and/or Reactive Programming. You'll also leverage your experience of building solutions involving databases like MongoDB or PostgreSQL for cloud architectures like Amazon Web Services (AWS). In addition, you'll get to use your skills in at least one of these programming languages: Java, Python, Ruby or Scala on operating systems such as Unix, Linus and/or MacOS. This opportunity requires passion and interest to use and contribute back to open source software frameworks Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Cassandra, Avro and Kafka from Apache Software Foundation. You'll be accountable for enabling DevOps practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Test Automation using tools such as GitHub, Jenkins, Gherkin-Cucumber framework, Docker, ECS, Chef and Ansible.

What you'll do:

  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 8 years of Application Development experience
  • At least 3 years of systems and program design experience
  • At least 3 years of experience providing technical leadership on software application development and running large-scale applications
  • At least 3 years of experience of managing and developing people

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • 9+ years of professional experience in a technical role
  • 6+ years of leadership experience with full life-cycle IT development and platform support

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified 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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