Senior Software Cloud Engineer

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Posted: January 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: R18005
West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Senior Software Cloud Engineer

Senior Software Cloud Engineer

Capital One is seeking talented thinkers and master cloud engineers who can envision next generation software innovations.  Our team is enthusiastic, collaborative, innovative and eager to support our rapidly changing world of applications and cloud automation.  You play a critical role responsible for design, implementation and automation of complex cloud application.  Thriving on collaborative innovation, you will join a team of talented engineers that enjoy working together.

Responsibilities (Hands on):

  • Develop procedures to automate various systems and tasks (e.g. automating code builds and deployments) using Jenkins, Git, Docker, Chef, Cloudformation etc.
  • Contribute in the DevOps team to build out our infrastructure and servers currently operating on AWS
  • Lead and Mentor Cloud Engineers 
  • Development and promotion of new DevOps tools to simplify build process and entire continuous delivery pipeline
  • Continuously improve deployment strategies and testing to support our goal of 100% up-time 
  • Work closely with our Architects, Engineers, Product Owners and Application Leads to engineer and build automated solutions


  • You are self-starter that is smart, curious and always motivated to stay on top of technical trends
  • You have experience with Linux/Unix and Windows deployments 
  • You have designed, monitored and managed scalable and fault-tolerant deployments 
  • You have experience with continuous integration, log collection and analysis, builds and performance monitoring/tuning of your infrastructure
  • You take initiative and enjoy working with engineers to make the software development process as painless as possible
  • You are comfortable writing scripts in ruby/bash/groovy/python (at least two of those). 
  • Experience in Build and CI/CD/CT technologies like GitHub, Chef, Artifactory, Bamboo, Hudson/Jenkins, Atlas, Cucumber
  • Experienced in Cloud related technologies like AWS, Azure, GCE, or OpenStack
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies like Scrum, SAFe, and Kanban 
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies like Scrum, SAFe and Kanban
  • Contributed to Open-Source and/or public GitHub projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience with build and CI/CD/CT technologies
  • At least 2 years of experience in Linux Shell scripting
  • At least 2 years of experience in large-scale projects
  • At least 2 years of experience with cloud related technologies like AWS, Azure, GCE, or OpenStack
  • At least 2 years of experience with CM/Orchestration technologies like Docker, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, Chef, Terraform

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified in Java, AWS, Microsoft, Jenkins, Chef or related technologies
  • 2+ years of experience in developing RESTful APIs using Spring and Jersey
  • 2+ years of experience in database technologies like, SQL, RDS, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • 4+ years of experience with scripting languages like Ruby, Python, Perl

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

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