Senior Software Engineer

    • McLean, VA

McLean 2 (19052), 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 Software Engineer

We are seeking talented, hands-on, engineering leaders to modernize one of the most critical systems in Capital One's US Card Business. This product supports the orchestration engine behind Capital One's Credit Card application process, executing about 277 million decisions per year. We are responsible for making credit card decisions and delivering a real-time digital experience for new customers. Our team is made of engineers who are passionate about improving technology designs, experienced in delivering highly available and highly-performant systems, and thrive when faced with business challenges. We are looking for a great engineer to join our team and deliver on our exciting roadmap.

In this role you will:

  • Understand business problems, research and suggest contemporary solutions to those problems, and deliver them to customers
  • Own end to end feature delivery through the entire lifecycle
  • Work closely with team members and mentor new/junior teammates
  • Partner closely with other teams contributing to our project
  • Identify gaps, issues, and bottlenecks, and work with the Tech Lead and Product Owner to remediate them
  • Balance non-functional requirements and business timelines in developing software
  • Elevate the code quality of the platform and promote best practices in all areas
  • Create extensible and reusable solutions
  • Own the resolution of incidents and production issues
  • Enhance our microservices architecture
  • Bring a passion for new ideas and technologies


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 3 years of experience in Software Development using Java
  • At least 1 year of experience building RESTful web services
  • At least 1 year of experience using Github


Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development
  • 1+ year of experience writing automated unit, integration and performance tests (JUnit, Cucumber, or JMeter)
  • 1+ year of experience with Spring framework
  • 1+ year of experience developing in a cloud or distributed environment (AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud)
  • 1+ year of experience in DevOps, AWS, database management, streaming, and Restful APIs
  • 1+ year of experience in Python development
  • 1+ year of experience in data streaming platforms (Apache Kafka)
  • 1+ year of experience with monitoring and alerting tools (Datadog, New Relic, ELK, or Splunk)
  • 1+ year of experience with delivering real-time, performant applications
  • 1+ year of experience with debugging and troubleshooting applications running in production
  • 1+ year of experience in supporting software applications with no or minimal downtime


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

Capital One is a nationally recognized and high-tech business banking company, offering better customized consumer and commercial lending and deposit financial services.

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