Lead Software Engineer, Full Stack (Enterprise Data)

  • Fredericksburg
  • Capital One
Center 3 (19075), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Lead Software Engineer, Full Stack (Enterprise Data)

Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who solve real problems and meet real customer needs.  We are seeking Full Stack Software Engineers who are passionate about marrying data with emerging technologies. As a Capital One Lead Software Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within Capital One. 

Enterprise Data is hiring a Lead Software Engineer! In this role, you will provide technical leadership for data management applications that support highly sensitive and crucial regulatory processes.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Lead a portfolio of diverse technology projects and a team of developers with deep experience in distributed microservices, and full stack systems to create solutions that  help meet regulatory needs for the company

  • Share your passion for staying on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, participating in internal & external technology communities, mentoring other members of the engineering community

  • Collaborate with digital product managers, and deliver robust cloud-based solutions that drive powerful experiences to help millions of Americans achieve financial empowerment

  • Utilize programming languages like Python and Go, Open Source RDBMS and NoSQL databases, Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of AWS tools and services 

  • Lead the technical design and implementation for the team which usually includes technologies such as:

    • Python, Apache Airflow, Apache Spark, PostgreSQL, Presto SQL, Snowflake SQL

    • Amazon Web Services (Security Groups, Batch, Lambda, SSH, S3, ECS, EC2, ALB, RDS, IAM, SNS, Fargate, ElastiCache, Redis)

  • Administer multiple schemas in multiple datasets, including controlling access and change approvals according to best practices and all regulatory requirements and policies

  • Maintain documentation in Google Sheets and Confluence

  • Mentor team members, including guidance on technical decisions and resolving technical issues

  • Assist Manual Review team in verifying accuracy and completeness of third party data

  • Assist in evaluation and onboarding of new data and removal of old data

  • Monitor day-to-day operations to ensure seamless operation of all Fulfillment tasks

  • Maintain all packages and components for compliance and vulnerability remediation

  • Develop and review high level and functional designs for new features in a way that conserves or improves on existing functionality and performance, without impacting compliance

  • Work with Product, Data Ethics & Privacy Office (DEPO), Architecture, and other Tech Leaders to ensure all work is completed, tested, and deployed in a timely manner

  • Communicate successes, failures, and potential failures in a timely manner to all stakeholders to maintain expectations at the highest levels

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 6 years of experience in software engineering (Internship experience does not apply)

  • At least 1 year experience with cloud computing (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • 6+ years of experience with Python

  • 3+ years of experience with AWS

  • 2+ years of experience with Airflow

  • 2+ years of experience with Spark 

  • 2+ years of experience with Presto or Snowflake 

  • 4+ years of experience in open source frameworks

  • 1+ years of people management experience

  • 2+ years of experience in Agile practices

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

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $201,400 - $229,900 for Lead Software Engineer

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate’s offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the   . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.

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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable 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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