Master Software Engineer – API (Java)

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Posted: January 27, 2017
  • Reference ID: R18493
West Creek 1 (12071), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Master Software Engineer – API (Java)

Accountable for delivery of a portion of a platform or project (Agile team) initiative. This role is part of building large scale reliable applications that impact the way Capital One does business. You will participate in detailed technical design, development and implementation of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. Working within an Agile environment, you will actively participate in story planning and detailed daily standups, while providing input for architectural design decisions, and developing code to meet story acceptance criteria. You will have the opportunity to continuously develop technical knowledge and skills on multiple platforms, and educate team members (including BSAs, Scrum Masters and Product Owners) on the capabilities and constraints of technologies. 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Develops a framework of a significant complexity
  • Has an intrinsic knowledge of standards and languages
  • Has mastery over multiple domains / software packages
  • Ability to grasp / master new technologies rapidly as needed to progress varied initiatives
  • Designs robust systems with an eye on the long term maintenance and support of the application
  • Able to breakdown complex integration issues and resolve them
  • Looks to leverage and espouse standards across the team and organization
  • Understands complex multi-tier, multi-platform systems
  • Contributes to cross team design / development via technical leadership / mentoring
  • Conduct empathy interviews with end users to understand their business needs either individually or through design thinking sessions
  • Prototype, Build, and Ideate productivity integrations and solutions that use cutting edge technology to solve for complex business problems
  • Collaborate daily with an energetic team of like-minded individuals to create exciting new ideas and solution that floor our customer base with their experience
  • Master new technologies and leverage those to continue to stay in front of our customer’s needs
  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of not only your solutions but the whole team’s
  • Stay on top of technical trends, experiment and learn new technologies, participate in internal and external communities and conferences, and mentor others in the developer community
  • Encourage innovation, the implementation of cutting edge technologies, inclusive team building, outside of the box thinking, and foster a childish contempt for the impossible

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree or military experience 
  • At least 7 years of experience in software development 
  • At least 3 years of experience in Java development with Spring framework 
  • At least 3 years of experience in REST API development
  • At least 1 year of experience in one of the following technologies: AWS, Docker, Chef/Ansible
  • At least 1 year of experience in one of the following: RDBMS, SQL, MySQL, No-SQL, RDS, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or DynamoDB

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering or military experience 
  • 5+ years of IT experience
  • 5+ years of experience with application or data design, architecture and development 
  • 5+ years of experience leading the full life-cycle of IT development and platform support 
  • 3+ years of experience in one of the following Build and CICD technologies: GitHub, Maven, Jenkins, Nexus or Sonar
  • 3+ years of experience in one of the following Quality Assurance technologies:  ATDD, Selenium, Cucumber, JUnit, SoapUI and Postman
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile development methodologies including Scrum and SAFe best practices 
  • 2+ years of experience working in banking and/or financial services industries

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

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