Senior Software Engineer, Java
Vienna , Virginia
February 08, 2017
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia

Senior Software Engineer, Java

Capital One is actively seeking highly creative and intellectually curious Application Developers who are passionate about coding to join our team! This is an opportunity to display knowledge of your craft by having a hand in building large scale reliable applications to impact the way that 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. You will be an integral part in advancing the culture of technical excellence within Capital One, and creating experiences to delight millions of customers! 


  • Work as part of a dynamic team throughout the software development life cycle 
  • Collaborate with designers and analysts to implement enhancements or new applications 
  • Develop code to meet story acceptance criteria 
  • Conduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standards 
  • Estimate level of effort to develop code to meet acceptance criteria 
  • Ensure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperatives 
  • Maintain records to document program development and revisions 
  • Provide 3rd level support of software solution as needed 
  • Share best practices and improve processes within and across sprint teams, and mentor more junior developers 
  • Converts specifications about business problems into programming instructions. 
  • Conduct analysis of organizational needs and goals for the development and implementation of application systems. 
  • Designs and codes programs; creates test transactions and runs tests; revises as necessary. 
  • Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems, including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale system. 
  • Monitors operating efficiency of existing application systems 
  • Strong system and application troubleshooting and performance tuning skills 
  • Extensive object-oriented software development and domain design.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors Degree or military experience
  • At least 4 years of experience in application development using Java
  • At least 1 year of experience with JEE or Spring

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 2 years of mobile development experience
  • 2 years of Agile development experience
  • 4+ years of experience with JEE and at least 4 years of experience with Spring
  • 4+ years of experience developing SOAP RESTful web services 
  • 2+ years of experience with CI/CD
  • 2+ years of experience with GitHub

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

A little about us:
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One® offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers.

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