Part-time Software Engineer - Sr. Associate

Capital One
Plano, Texas
May 13, 2022
Jun 11, 2022
Part Time
Locations: TX - Plano, United States of America, Plano, Texas

Part-time Software Engineer - Sr. Associate

Understanding that the traditional 40-hour work week might not work for everyone, Capital One's Technology organization is rethinking how Corporate America gets work done. This position is part of an innovative pilot aimed at creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.

As a Capital One Part-time Software Engineer, you'll work on large scale reliable applications that impact the way that Capital One does business. You will participate in the detailed technical design, development and implementation of applications using emerging technologies. You'll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as Java, Python, Docker, and AWS Cloud. You will have the opportunity to continuously develop technical knowledge and skills and educate team members on the capabilities and constraints of technologies.

What you'll do:

You will be passionate and driven to create the world's best customer experiences and you will:
  • Write code (delivering elegant and scalable solutions in Java and Python to name a few)
  • Demand quality (developing in a test driven manner with automation in mind using Cucumber), Collaborate (partnering well with a diverse and passionate team)
  • Learn (adapting quickly to an evolving market and emerging trends)
  • Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios
  • Continuously improve software engineering practices
  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies
  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions
  • 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 emerging technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity


As a part-time software engineer team member you shall be responsible for meeting the below requirements:
  • Developing solutions within the team using Java, Python, AWS and testing as well as deploying them using Capital One approved DevOps tools meeting security standards.
  • Associates will work with their managers to determine a schedule that best meets the team's and the individual's needs and that falls within 20 - 32 hours per week.
  • On occasion your job may require you to support an off hours implementation rollout and/or issues resolution or travel for a project. These should be planned and allow for you to prepare for the situation in advance.
  • The team shall define a schedule for required meetings such as daily standups, team core hours, etc . that shall be required working hours. In addition, there shall be expected regularly scheduled organizational meetings such as PI Planning, Design session, Calibration, All hands, Team Building Activities, etc. that shall be scheduled from time to time and be required attendance.
  • You must satisfy the CSS and AWS certification requirements within the timelines provided for all Systems Engineers along with all other mandatory training.
  • The policy for location as to where you work for part-time associates shall follow the same policy for full-time associates.
  • The program is seeking participants who would like to remain in the pilot for its 12-month duration. If job roles continue post-pilot, associates can remain in those roles. If pilot job roles do not continue, associates can apply for other roles available at that time, which may or may not include part-time roles.

Capital One will consider part-time associates for this role.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 2 years of experience in software engineering

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree
  • 2+ years of experience in Agile practices
  • 1+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure, or another cloud service
  • 4+ years of experience in at least one of the following: Java, Scala, Python, Go, JavaScript/Typescript, Angular/React.js, or Node.js
  • 2+ years of experience working with big data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Presto)
  • 2+ years of experience working on streaming data applications (e.g. Kafka, Kinesis, Flink, or Spark Streaming)
  • 4+ years experience in open source frameworks

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new 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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