Senior Platform Engineer

Richmond, VA
Job Type
Senior level

Job Description

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

Senior Platform Engineer

As a Platform Engineer, you will engage with the development teams and horizontal organizations while providing guidance and technical stewardship. As a member of our team you will help align and integrate enterprise objectives with broader organizational objectives. Platform Engineers listen and discover ways to help promote the availability of services and applications, improve processes through remediation of manual and/or repetitive tasks, and solve complex technical problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment.

This position will support our Enterprise Data and Machine Learning Line of Business and will be responsible for identifying, managing, improving and reporting on availability, resiliency, reliability and stability efficiencies. This includes providing technical guidance and leadership to drive solutions, creating & enhancing processes that deliver excellence to your customer every time. A strong relationship with Enterprise teams such as Resiliency & Recovery, Architecture, Technical Operation Center, Delivery experience and SRE teams is necessary to support core objectives. You will contribute to the critical advancements in the simplification, standardization and automation strategy for key controls.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage end-to-end large scale resiliency and data recovery events for our organization and contribute to resolving gaps and issues

  • Contribute to the Continuous improvement of software engineering practices

  • Ensure Capital One best practices and methodologies are applied throughout the lifecycle of the application

  • Provide & lead the design, deployment, automation and scripting solutions to drive new capabilities, visibility, and efficiency across our LOB

  • Influencing resiliency and scalability in production environments in Amazon Web Services and other cloud platforms

  • Collaborate with other technical platforms and partners to engineer an integrated, end-to-end solution that supports frameworks across technology layers (availability, reliability, and performance)

  • Establishing cross-training initiatives to provide enhanced automated support capabilities

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance around DevOps best practices

  • Identify opportunities to reduce manual deployment and validation efforts

  • Ensure compliance with departmental and enterprise standards

  • Provide direct support of audit and ad hoc consulting engagements

  • Assist with support and make sure the system is up and running (ad hoc)

  • Identifying and remediate risk to critical and non-critical system KPIs

  • Help solve problems related to mission-critical services and contribute to solutions to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automated response to all non-exceptional service conditions

  • Communicate to business and technical partners on incidents as they occur when they impact system performance or availability at a critical level

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 2 years of experience utilizing Continuous Integration and Deployment tools (Jenkins, GitLab, ArgoCD, CircleCI, Artifactory)

  • At least 2 years experience with cloud computing (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • 4+ years of experience with a public cloud (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

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

  • 1+ years of experience deploying Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Chef, Ansible, AWS CloudFormation, Puppet, Vagrant)

  • 2+ years of experience in Agile practices

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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