Senior Platform Engineer (Remote-Eligible)

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Capital One
Plano, Texas, United States
Dec 30, 2022
Jan 29, 2023
Full Time
Plano 3 (31063), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Senior Platform Engineer (Remote-Eligible)

We are looking for a Platform Engineer who has the passion to provide superior system availability and customer experience. You must possess strong knowledge of AWS Infrastructure, automation, and scripting, and be able to apply this knowledge to manage cloud-based applications. You will drive reliability and performance across a massive scale by mastering the full depth of the stack. You should have experience with, and a strong knowledge of, incident, problem, and change management processes. You will drive technical resolution of high-severity and low-severity incidents.

  • Design, deploy and support automation and scripting solutions to drive new capabilities, visibility, and efficiency
  • Influence resiliency and scalability in production environments in Amazon Web Services
  • Create Low Level Design, High Level Design, Implementation Plan, and Acceptance Test Plan documents in accordance with Capital One standards
  • Identify opportunities and develop proactive automated monitoring and alerting solutions by utilizing available tools
  • Identify opportunities to reduce manual validation efforts and drive zero touch automation
  • Proactively monitor all of the applications and infrastructure behind Capital One's external and internal customer-facing services including their availability, latency, performance, and capacity
  • Manage and govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the enterprise
  • Create, manage, and utilize appropriate technical procedural documentation
  • Operations Tier 3 escalation resource for incident resolution

Successful candidates will possess:
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to document solutions, present ideas to cross-functional teams, and explain operational issues backgrounds and root causes to senior leaders
  • Attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of cloud-based solutions and services
  • A passion to drive automation, scripting, and machine learning
  • A passion for teamwork
  • Experience working in a flexible work environment that embraces rapid change, emphasizes continuous learning, and tackles new challenges
  • Experience with adequately discussing technical issues with technicians, engineers, architects and vendors
  • Familiarity utilizing REST APIs
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code methodologies and AWS tools
  • Proficient knowledge of common DevOps tools such as Git or Github, Jenkins, and containers

Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification
  • At least 4 years of experience in technology production support
  • At least 3 years of experience with AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • At least 2 years of experience deploying and supporting automation solutions
  • At least 2 years of experience with monitoring tools (Splunk, NewRelic, DataDog, CloudWatch, or CloudTrail)
  • At least 2 years of scripting language experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4+ years of experience with AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • 4+ years of experience with Python, Ruby, Go, JavaScript, or NoSQL
  • 3+ years of experience with monitoring tools (Splunk, NewRelic, DataDog, CloudWatch, or CloudTrail)
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification

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.

Location is New York City: $127,092 - $149,940 for Senior Platform Engineer

Location is San Francisco, California: $134,657 - $158,865 for Senior Platform Engineer

Remote roles in other areas of New York & California, and across Colorado & Washington: $107,735 - $127,103 for Senior Platform 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 Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

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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