Software Engineer (AWS and Python)

    • McLean, VA

7900 Westpark Drive (12131), 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.

Software Engineer (AWS and Python)

Capital One's IAM Cloud Engineering team is hiring and we're looking for talented AWS IAM engineers with expert python programming skills, cloud and micro service architecture, and a passion for making great software! Our Software Engineers for this team work in a "You Build, You Own" (YBYO) full stack environment supporting an exciting and innovative tech stack composed of: Python, REST APIs, IAM, Lambda, Jenkins, and AWS.

For this role, we are looking for an IAM expert that can use lambda and python to automate tasks, with an interest in learning those technologies and diving right into the development with our engineering team.

In this role you will:

  • Write code to deliver elegant and scalable solutions in python
  • Support a YBYO environment with production support and on-call rotation activities
  • Demand quality (developing in a test driven manner with automation in mind)
  • Collaborate (partnering well with a diverse and passionate team)
  • Learn (adapting quickly to an evolving market and emerging trends)
  • 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
  • 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 and external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community
  • Encourage innovation, implementation of emerging technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in Python or object-oriented programming
  • At least 5 years of experience with Jenkins, Maven, or Artifactory
  • At least 4 years of experience with Unix or Shell scripting
  • At least 4 years of experience working with AWS in an Agile environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • 7+ years of experience in Python or object oriented programming
  • 7+ year of experience with DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Maven, or Artifactory
  • 7+ years of experience in Agile practices
  • 7+ years of experience with Unix or Shell scripting
  • 7+ year of experience in an AWS cloud environment

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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