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Capital One Senior Software Engineer - Java | AWS | Microservices in McLean, Virginia

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 - Java | AWS | Microservices

Within Capital One, the Dynamic App team is working on an evergreen multi-tenant web platform for credit card applications. You might think of it as the shopping cart for Capital One.

We are a fast-paced, get-stuff-done team solving a difficult problem in a unique way. We’re focused on scaling our products to millions of customers and refining the experience to create a product that customers and partners can’t live without.

Who are you?

  • You are an experienced full-stack software engineer who enjoys working in a fast-paced development environment

  • You prefer an intense, energetic environment and working with passionate, top-notch people

  • You execute well with a high degree of individual ownership, but are also adept working as part of a team

  • You are comfortable balancing the competing demands of rapid iteration and system reliability, scalability, and performance

  • You love working in a data-driven and customer-first environment

  • You’re on top of new developments in the open source community

  • You’re a tinkerer and love technology - Amazon Echo, Arduino and IoT, AR/VR, Creative coding, you like hackathons and innovation sprints


  • Design full-stack engineering solutions, write code, test code, and automate testing as well as deployment

  • Deliver software components, working in collaboration with product and designs teams

  • Collaborate with other technology teams to ensure integrated, end-to-end design and integration

  • Enforce existing process guidelines; drive new processes, guidelines rules and best practices

  • Participate in the Agile Scrum process, including speaking up and giving your opinion

  • Be ready, willing and able to pick up new technologies as well as pitch in on story tasks

  • Participate in architecting, deploying and support performant production software on cloud-based infrastructure

  • Collaborate with product managers and tech leads to plan initiatives

  • Lead the development of tools and systems to enable other internal customers

  • Provide oversight and mentorship to junior engineers on software engineering techniques and technology

Technologies we use:

  • Front End Skills: JavaScript, React, Redux, Redux-Form, Flux, Jest, Enzyme, Ajax, CSS, HTML

  • Back End Skills: Microservices, REST, Node.js, JVM (Java - Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate, etc.), Database (Postgres, MySQL, etc.)

  • DevOps/Platforms: Jenkins, Amazon Web Services (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, etc.), Terraform, Chef, Docker, Ansible

  • Automation Testing: Test Cafe, Selenium, Cucumber, ATDD

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 5 years of software engineering experience in Java

  • At least 2 years of experience with AWS (Lambda, S3, Kinesis, and DynamoDB)

  • At least 1 year of experience developing Microservices

  • At least 1 year of experience utilizing DevOps tools (Jenkins, Webhooks, Chef, or Ansible)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of software development experience

  • 3+ years of experience with ReactJS and Redux

  • 3+ years of experience with NodeJS

  • 3+ years of experience with modern relational databases (Postgres, MySQL, and Redshift)

  • 3+ years of experience with deploying clustered web services

  • 3+ years of experience with distributed technologies (Cassandra and Elastic Search)

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