Software Engineer, Kubernetes Team

7900 Westpark Drive (12131), United States of America, Tysons, 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, Kubernetes Team

As a Lead Software Engineer on the Kubernetes team, you will deliver products that make it easy to operate large scale infrastructure in our public cloud environment. These products will facilitate deployment of software defined networking, automated security controls and other capabilities that make our cloud usage both flexible and secure. As part of a centralized development team, you will be accelerating the development of hundreds of teams across Capital One.

About you:

  • A master coder who values well-crafted software
  • Automate everything by default
  • Strive for simplicity in the tools you build
  • Believe in CI/CD philosophies and have practiced it in the past
  • Enjoy performing multiple technical functions when needed
  • Are an expert learner and can see the bigger picture for the business


You will:
  • Serve as a senior member on an Agile team to deliver high quality software against project timeline, quality, and requirements
  • Provide technical guidance to other engineers on team
  • Proactively identify architectural weaknesses and provide appropriate solutions
  • Perform code reviews and approval of Pull Requests to ensure adherence to good software design practices and Architecture strategy intent
  • Participate in cross team meetings, scoping, and decision making
  • Participate in production issue investigation
  • Evangelize your team's software across the organization to drive adoption


Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 4 years of experience in software engineering using Python or Java
  • At least 2 years of experience with cloud computing


Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years' experience with Python
  • 3+ years of implementing scalable and resilient cloud applications and platform services
  • 3+ years' experience using Terraform or AWS Cloud Formation Template to codify infrastructure
  • 3+ years of containerizing apps to deploy and run in Docker containers
  • 3+ years' experience with micro-services architecture and implementation


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


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