Senior Software Engineer, Back End(Remote-Eligible)

Capital One
New York, New York
Aug 12, 2022
Sep 11, 2022
Full Time
11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New York

Senior Software Engineer, Back End(Remote-Eligible)

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 love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We are seeking Back End Software Engineers who are passionate about marrying data with emerging technologies. As a Capital One Software Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within Capital One. Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.

Team Info:

As a team member of Smooth Operators, you'll be joining Capital One's Center For Machine Learning (C4ML) group. In particular, you would be a part of a team managing Capital One's internal Feature Platform, which powers Machine Learning throughout the company and enhances customer interactions. The Feature Platform enables Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers to create, compute, and store key information known as "features" to support ML models. Use cases include fraud detection, customer support, chatbot messaging, and much more.

Working for Smooth Operators will help improve skills including those related to Python, Go, Kubernetes, Docker, Spark, AWS, Machine Learning tools, and more. Feature Platform has a range of work given that it is composed of several teams that focus on functionality such as registration, authoring, compute, streaming, storage, and retrieval of features. This particular group focuses on computing features, kubernetes management, and cross functional solutions that benefit all of Feature Platform. It's worth noting that there is always flexibility and opportunity to learn something new by working with these other teams, too.

Feature Platform runs on a Kubernetes cluster that is managed by this team and used for compute, messaging, monitoring, as well as supporting other teams development in the Feature Platform. Supporting feature computation is another big role of the team. You'll be developing solutions to compute many features at scale in an efficient manner using tools such as kubernetes, spark, AWS EMR, and even determining future improvements to compute. Additionally, Smooth Operators is always on the lookout for new technologies or functionality to improve the platform for all the customers and teams that support it.

What You'll Do:
  • Collaborate with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions in full-stack development tools and technologies
  • 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 Java, Python, SQL, Node, Go, and Scala, Open Source RDBMS and NoSQL databases, Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of AWS tools and services

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 4 years of professional software engineering experience (Internship experience does not apply)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in at least one of the following: Java, Scala, Python, Go, or Node.js
  • 1+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud service
  • 3+ years of experience in open source frameworks
  • 2+ years of experience in Agile practices

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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