Senior Software Engineer, DevOps

Harrisonburg, VA
Job Type
Senior level

Job Description

West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Senior Software Engineer, DevOps

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, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We count on our Site Reliability Engineers (SRE's) to empower customers with a rich feature set, high availability, scalability, and stellar performance level to pursue their missions. As we expand customer deployments, we’re seeking experienced DevOps and SRE engineers to deliver insights from infrastructure/application data in real time and who enjoys collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide reliability to applications currently in production and help shift left by instilling best engineering practices to applications currently in development.


Team Info:

The People Tech Optimizers team in the Enterprise Data and Machine Learning (EDML) organization is a cross functional team on the operations side of the house that supports the engineering and data teams with developer operations, infrastructure deployment, ops excellence and site reliability engineering. You will get an opportunity and exposure to all possible industry / enterprise tooling and dive deep into the unique engineering challenges around reliability, resiliency and recovery at scale. You’ll focus on providing reliability to natively build AWS applications, PaaS and third party platforms to ensure high availability of our managed environment. You will have an opportunity to shift left into the development process and improve coding practices, architecture patterns, and solve commonly observed production problems and environment issues at the root.

What You’ll Do:

  • Gather and analyze metrics from infrastructure as well as applications to assist in performance tuning and fault finding

  • Partner with development teams to improve services through rigorous testing and release procedures

  • Create sustainable systems and services through automation and uplifts

  • Balance feature development speed and reliability with well-defined service-level objectives

  • Share your passion for staying on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, participating in internal & external technology communities, mentoring other members of the engineering community, and from time to time, be asked to code or evaluate code

  • Utilize programming languages like Java, Python, SQL, Container Orchestration services including Docker, CM tools including Ansible and Terraform, and a variety of AWS tools and services

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
    At least 4 years of experience in DevOps Engineering (Internship experience does not apply)
    At least 2 years of experience with Cloud Native technologies (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
    At least 2 years of Unix or Linux system administration experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of DevOps Engineering experience

  • 2+ years of experience with coding or scripting (Java, Python, Go, Bash, Perl, Groovy

  • 3+ years of experience with application performance monitoring or log management tools (New Relic, Amazon CloudWatch, Splunk, ELK)

  • 3+ years of experience with containerization or container orchestration tools (Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon Fargate, Amazon Elastic Container Service)

  • Experience with Agile software development 

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

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.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.

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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable 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).

About the Company:
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