Lead Software Engineer - Commercial Tech

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia
May 05, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Full Time
West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Lead Software Engineer - Commercial Tech

Lead Software Engineer - Commercial Tech

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 Software Engineers who are passionate about marrying data with emerging technologies to join our team. As a Capital One Software Engineer , you'll have the opportunity to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within Capital One. Learn more about #lifeatcapitalone and our commitment to diversity & inclusion by jumping to slides 76-91 on our Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

Commercial Technology

Commercial Tech is a unique department within Capital One; it is situated within the Tech Line of Business but works closely with the Commercial Banking Business to build and maintain the digital platforms that our customers need. The team of about 700 associates works in a fast-paced, collaborative, iterative environment to deliver software. We have a fun, startup culture and we believe in Capital One's mission to change banking for good. We're working hard to reuse, modernize, and simplify our Tech Stack while protecting our clients and building applications that work seamlessly together.

Lead Software Engineer

Business-to-Business (B2B) Payments within Commercial Tech is seeking an influential engineering leader who can transform and build the next-generation digital platform that enables the organization to meet its customers' needs. This person will bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as Java/J2EE, REST, JSON, Docker, Oracle databases, JavaScript, JavaScript frameworks, and open source frameworks.

What You'll Do:
  • Leverage sound judgment and problem solving to transform and modernize a critical, client-facing B2B Payments digital platform and connect the dots to broader implications of the work
  • Drive awareness and adoption of cutting-edge technologies, sharing the customer benefits to gain buy-in; ensure required education occurs to maximize benefit from all users
  • Strike the right balance between lending expertise and providing an inclusive environment where others' ideas can be heard and championed
  • Promote a culture of engineering excellence and being well-managed, using opportunities to reuse and innersource code where possible
  • Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise
  • Lead the way in creating next-generation talent for tech, mentoring internal talent and actively recruiting external talent to bolster Capital One's Tech talent
  • Continuously improve software engineering practices, leading the craftsmanship, availability, resilience and scalability of your solutions
  • Define and implement a strategy and architecture for the teams' critical projects
  • Create a culture of quality and engineering led innovation
  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 7 years of software engineering experience using Java or J2EE
  • At least 5 years experience with database technologies using Oracle, PostgreSQL, or MySQL
  • At least 4 years experience developing and scaling customer facing web platforms using Angular or React
  • At least 4 years of experience using Web Logic server
  • At least 3 years experience in Cloud Platforms using AWS or Azure

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile practices
  • 4+ years of experience in open source frameworks
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect or AWS Certified Developer certification

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.