Sr. Lead Software Engineer, Backend (Remote Eligible)

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Job Description

Locations: Sales - CA - San Francisco, United States of America, San Francisco, California

Sr. Lead Software Engineer, Backend (Remote Eligible)

As an engineering leader on this team, you'll have the opportunity to guide the direction of large-scale initiatives with significant company-wide impact. You'll work closely with a talented group of engineers to solve complex technical challenges by using open source technologies in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment. You'll have the chance to work with immutable, distributed systems, ledger technology, and backend systems written using functional programming.

You're a good fit as a generally curious person who's fascinated by algorithms and puzzles. As someone who's constantly learning you'll have experience being highly productive in multiple languages such as Scala, Java, golang, but not limited to these languages. You will have in-depth knowledge of working with modern databases such as Cassandra.

About Our team

Our talented, experienced team is tasked with creating a financial system of record for account balances and transaction processing at Capital One. We regularly work with other teams and relevant stakeholders as we build out our vision for the future of Capital One's financial systems.

You will:

Demonstrate both effective and disciplined software engineering leadership

Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios

Automate everything possible with the goal of creating a great developer experience and increasing speed to market

Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity

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

Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

At least 8 years of professional software engineering experience (Internship experience does not apply)

At least 1 year experience with cloud computing (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree

10+ years experience in software development

5+ years of experience leading software engineering teams

5+ years of building highly available, scalable, lossless distributed systems

5+ years of experience with functional programming

4+ years of experience with Cassandra

4+ years of experience with cloud technologies

3+ years of experience designing/architecting distributed systems

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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 4; 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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