1+ months

Software Engineer, Full Stack (Cost Optimization)

Capital One
McLean, VA 22101
  • Jobs Rated
1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

At Capital One, were building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Software Engineer, Full Stack (Cost Optimization)

Were Capital One. Yep, the Whats in your wallet? people. But we are oh so much more than that. Did you know were a full service bank? Checking accounts, savings accounts, mortgages, and car loans. We could tell you more, but youre going to check out our website anyway, right?

Here is one of our favorites:

Capital One has a history of disrupting, and we are doing it again. Were experimenting, innovating, and delivering really cool stuff to 65 million customers. We love to be curious, to dream, to ask, What if? Oh, and we love to write code.

Your commitment to learn new things is every bit as important to us as what you have already done. Maybe even more so because we dont want to be doing the same thing tomorrow that were doing today. You accept change, want to grow, and evolve into a better member of the team.

The ideal candidate will be able to jump right into a software engineering role. Looking for a strong character who is very assertive and articulates technology well. This person needs to understand the buzzwords not just say/use them. This person should have a focus on performance and needs to know how to build a complete application from the DB through to the front-end work with nothing more than a conceptual understanding and visual designs as needed. They should have a passion in learning new technologies, innovating and driving change, and collaborating with other developers.

This person will also champion Infrastructure Automation, support Hybrid Cloud Solutions, and display a strong understanding of Cloud-as-a-Service varieties: PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS. Creating the next generation of network-centric Cloud architectures and will make a key contribution supporting end-to-end public Cloud Automation of application delivery, including Infrastructure provisioning and integration with Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) platforms, using existing and emerging technologies. The ideal candidate will have experience moving infrastructure to the Cloud while focusing on cost optimization best practices!


  • Full Stack Engineer capable of designing solutions, writing code, testing code, automating test, and deployment

  • Develop automation for cost optimization best practices and collaborate with other technology teams to optimize resources

  • Overall delivery of software components working in collaboration with product and design teams

  • Collaborating with other technology teams to ensure integrated end-to-end design and integration

  • Enforcing existing process guidelines; drives new processes, guidelines, team rules, and best practices.

  • Mentor and raise the game or teammates in all areas

  • Full participation in the Agile Scrum process including speaking up and giving your opinion!

  • Ready, willing, and able to pick up new technologies and pitch in on story tasks (design, code, test, CI/CD, deploy, etc)

  • Able to research and learn new methodologies and technologies and bring knowledge to the team

Position Provides Exposure To:

  • Front End Skills: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Single Page Applications (VueJS, ReactJS, Redux, RxJS, Angular 4)

  • Back End Skills: Microservices, REST, GraphQL, Node.js, JVM (Clojure, Scala, Java - Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate, etc.), Database (Postgres, MySQL, etc.), Python, NumPy

  • DevOps/Platforms: Amazon Web Services (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, etc), Terraform, Chef, Docker, Ansible.

  • Automation Testing: Selenium, Karma, Mocha, Jest, Cucumber, ATDD, Protractor, Automated Performance and Regression/Functional Testing

  • CI/CD: Jenkins, Artifactory, Nexus

  • Build Tools: maven, gradle, grunt, gulp, git, npm, yarn, lein, boot, Xcode

  • Container orchestration (Docker, AWS ECS, or Kubernetes)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • At least 1 years experience developing applications embracing Agile principles

  • At least 1 years experience with Cloud based hosting solutions (AWS-EC2/S3, Azure, Google Cloud)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working with python

  • 1+ years of experience working with Front End tools

  • 1+ years of experience working on UNIX/Linux platforms

  • Exposure to managing AWS environments and architecting on AWS

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

Jobs Rated Reports for Software Engineer

Posted: 2019-10-25 Expires: 2020-03-19

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Software Engineer, Full Stack (Cost Optimization)

Capital One
McLean, VA 22101

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Software Engineer
8th2017 - Software Engineer
Overall Rating: 8/199
Median Salary: $100,690

Work Environment
Very Low
Very Good
Powered ByCareerCast