1+ months

Principal Associate, Software Engineer - Java

Capital One
McLean, VA 22101
McLean 2 (19052), 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.

Principal Associate, Software Engineer - Java

As a Capital OnePrincipal Associate, Software Engineer, you'll work on everything from customer-facing web apps and backend services, to mobile applications using cutting-edge tools and frameworks.

In this role you will be focused on the build and enhancement of our Referrals platform using a mix of Java, Spring frameworks, Relational databases, DevOps frameworks, and an AWS Cloud Infrastructure.

Referrals is an enterprise level, robust and scalable platform that is used by different lines of businesses across Capital One in order to on-board new referral programs for their products.

Who are you?

  • You are a full-stack software engineer who enjoys working in a fast-paced development environment
  • You hold a high degree of individual ownership, but are also adept working as part of a team
  • You are comfortable balancing the competing demands of rapid iteration and system reliability, scalability, as well as performance
  • You love working in a data-driven and customer-first environment


  • Deliver software components, working in collaboration with product and design teams
  • Participate in the Agile Scrum process,including speaking up and giving your opinion
  • Pick up new technologies as well as pitch in on story tasks
  • Participate in architecting, deploying and support performant production software on cloud-based infrastructure
  • Provide oversight and mentorship to junior engineers on software engineering techniques and technology

Technologies we use:

  • Back End Skills: Microservices, RESTful API, Java, Spring, Spring Boot
  • Front End Skills: Angular JS, JavaScript, React, CSS, HTML
  • DevOps and Platforms: Jenkins, Amazon Web Services (Lambda, S3, Kinesis, ECS and RDS (Postgres, MySQL))
  • Automation Testing: Test Cafe, Cucumber, ATDD

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • At least 6 years of software engineering experience in Java
  • At least 6 years of experience with Spring frameworks, Spring Boot,and RESTful APIs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience in Java
  • 4+ years of experience in AWS Lambda, S3, Kinesis, ECS and RDS (Postgres, MySQL)
  • 4+ years of experience in ATDD, and Cucumber
  • 2+ year of experience with Docker containers

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


Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-03-11

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