New York, New York
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaLead Platform Engineer (Remote – Eligible)
Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex technical problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you’ll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We are seeking Platform Engineers who are passionate about creating and supporting DevOps tools with emerging technologies to join our team. As a Platform Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within Capital One.
Empower team through decomposition of initiatives and management of exceptions
Provide technical leadership to the team and organization by designing and executing an infrastructure strategy which supports the growth of the business
Act as final point of escalation for infrastructure incidents
Continually evaluate and scale platform to support business
Advance infrastructure to modern and well-managed implementation
Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios
Continuously improve software engineering practices
Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies
Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience and scalability of your solutions
Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community
Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization and diversity
Utilize Scripting languages like Python, SQL, Ruby and groovy, Container Orchestration services including Docker and ECS, CM tools including Ansible and Terraform, and a variety of AWS tools and services
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification
At least 6 years of Unix or Linux system administration experience
At least 6 years of experience using build and deployment tools (Jenkins, GitHub, or Artifactory)
At least 4 years experience with AWS
At least 3 years experience with Docker, Terraform or Ansible
At least 2 years of experience with distributed database systems (Cassandra, ElasticSearch, or Kafka)
8+ years of Unix or Linux system administration experience
7+ years of experience with AWS
5+ years experience with Docker, Terraform or Ansible
Strong understanding of distributed stateful applications (Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Kafka)
Strong understanding of container orchestration (Nomad, Kubernetes)
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.
New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $160,200 – $182,800 for Lead Platform EngineerSan Francisco, California (Hybrid On-Site): $169,700 – $193,700 for Lead Platform EngineerRemote (Regardless of Location): $135,700 – $154,900 for Lead Platform 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 ; 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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