Software Engineer, Tech Fellows (All Levels)

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, Tech Fellows (All Levels)

Software Engineer, Tech Fellows

As Capital One continues to introduce new products and improve our overall user experience we are leveraging new technologies, development languages and frameworks. Is development a passion? Do you dive deep into a language to understand its structure and nuances? Have you helped a team learn in through frameworks such as angular.js or node.js? Written your own? Guided a development team moving to cloud hosting? Experimented with GO and want to apply it at a large scale? We want to leverage these languages & frameworks (and maybe others) at an enterprise scale and be active the community that surrounds them.

As a member of the Capital One Technology Fellows Program, you will leverage your depth of experience and expertise to scale new technologies, frameworks and tools across our organization. As a member of this team you will help us build our engineering culture and capability by mentoring our engineering community on topics ranging from creating solutions on a MEAN stack to developing in the cloud and architecting for microservices. As a Tech Fellow you will continue to code, develop and contribute to both internal solutions and projects important to us in the open source community.


Mentor: Coach & lead developers using new languages, tools & models.

Code: Develop & deliver software. Design, develop, debug, and testing complex solutions.

Influence: Lend your expertise to infrastructure & product teams.

Contribute: Commit features & code to the open source projects.

Lead: Develop proofs of concept & prototypes for new technologies & products.

Represent: Share our good work with technical & open source communities.

Evangelize: Projects, enterprise & open source, inside & outside of Capital One.

Participate: Engage in product discussions, influence the roadmap, and guide technical direction.

Encourage: Enable our diverse, inclusive & customer centric culture.

Demonstrated key contributions to open source projects (show us your Github profile!)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or Military experience
  • At Least 5 years' experience with application and data design
  • At Least 5 years' experience with architecture and development
  • At Least 5 years' experience with Java or object-oriented programming languages
  • At Least 5 years' experience running large scale global applications & distributed systems
  • At Least 5 experience shipping APIs, frameworks and tools
  • At Least 5 years' experience managing and supporting the full life-cycle of IT development projects
  • At Least 5 years of experience with full stack development
  • At Least 5 years of experience delivering solutions to production environments
  • At Least 2 years of experience with Agile development methodologies
  • At Least 2 years of experience mentoring and teaching technical concepts
  • At Least 2 years of experience with NoSQL and distributed databases
  • At Least 2 years of experience with modern frameworks

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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