Lead Software Engineer, Backend (Remote-Eligible)

Capital One Remote
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February 12, 2023
Capital One
Richmond, VA
West Creek 8 (12080), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Lead Software Engineer, Backend (Remote-Eligible)

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 lead a portfolio of diverse cutting-edge technology projects and be the technology SME for a team of software engineers with deep experience in DevOps, distributed microservices, and full stack systems to create solutions that help meet regulatory needs for the company.

We are seeking a Lead Backend Software Engineer to support our Code Repository team! We bring together a suite of internal and external products to create a single, integrated CI/CD platform for infrastructure provisioning and code deployment. We ensure that the code deployed is of the highest quality, compliant, and free of any vulnerabilities. Using AWS cloud services, we guarantee the company a risk free, highly scalable, and resilient solution. We let the developer perform the task that they excel in, which is code and test, while we do the heavy lifting for them. This requires our associates to have a thorough knowledge of the software development life cycle, cloud engineering, and continuous delivery with high quality.

The Code Repository team is part of our great Cloud Productivity Engineering line of business, which provides foundational infrastructure services and shapes the future of Capital One with support of strategic objectives - like becoming cloud native through cloud safety and smart cost management, or by looking into what we do well and how we can commercialize it. CPE also focuses on shaping the developer experience, staying well-managed with our products and portfolios, and creating access experiences that enable associates to deliver on Capital One’s mission.

What You’ll Do:

Lead a team of developers with deep experience in providing enterprise performance testing solutions

Share your passion for staying on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies,, mentoring members of the team

Utilize programming languages/frameworks like Java, Node.js, and PostgreSQL

Container deployments including Docker and AWS ECS/Fargate

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

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

At least 6 years of experience in software engineering (Internship experience does not apply)

At least 1 year experience with cloud computing (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree

5+ years of experience in at least one of the following: Python, JavaScript, Java, SQL, or Go

3+ years of experience with container images and container orchestration solutions

3+ years of DevOps engineering experience

1+ years of experience in Agile practices

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: $190,950 - $225,278 for Lead Software Engineer

Location is San Francisco, California: $202,297 - $238,665 for Lead Software Engineer

Remote roles in other areas of New York & California, and across Colorado & Washington: $161,847 - $190,943 for Lead Software 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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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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