Sr. Software Engineer - Leading Big Data Initiatives

West Creek 1 (12071), United States of America, Richmond, 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.

Sr. Software Engineer - Leading Big Data Initiatives

Looking for a career change in 2019? Our card technology team is the place to be! For this role, we are seeking an innovative Software Engineer with a passion for Big Data and Java!

For this role, we are looking for a Software Engineer to spearhead new feature development and production support. This role will interact heavily with Capital One's Streaming Data Platform (SDP), and this developer will get hands on experience with some of the latest technologies including Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, and Hazelcast.

If you are passionate about Java and Big Data, continue to apply!

In this role, as a Sr. Big Data Software Engineer, you will:

  • Support Capital One's migration into an AWS cloud computing environment
  • Support a CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous delivery) environment and work with DevOps tools such as Jenkins and Docker
  • Work amongst Capital One's card technology team to enhance product features and troubleshoot any programming issues
  • Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios
  • Spearhead new feature development, production support, and DevOps.
  • Utilize Apache Spark and Apache Kafka for streaming data
  • 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
  • Build data pipeline frameworks to automate high-volume and real-time data delivery to our cloud platform.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Military experience
  • At least 6 years of experience in application development
  • At least 4 years of experience in Java programming
  • At least 1 year of experience using either Amazon Web Services or Azure

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of experience in application development
  • 2+ years of experience with Docker containerization
  • 1+ year of experience working with Big Data Technologies such as Apache Storm, Apache Spark and Kafka.
  • 6+ years of experience in Unix, PostgresSQL and/or SQL Server
  • 4+ years of experience in DBMS such as Oracle, SQL server, SQL scripting, tuning and scheduling.
  • Area-dependent developer certification (e.g. Sun Certified Java Programmer/Developer, application vendor-specific certification).

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

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