Platform Engineer - Big Data

West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Platform Engineer - Big Data

We are seeking a Platform Engineer who will be a part of a team that’s building new applications and components that leverage the latest developments and technologies in cloud computing. As a Capital One Platform Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within Capital One.

What You’ll Do:
  • Work with a team of developers supporting full stack AWS applications; assisting with troubleshooting production issues and tracking resolution while keeping key stakeholders informed on recovery status
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee work activities and staffing for onshore and offshore support personnel
  • Serve as a central point of contact for BAU, regulatory and other high priority usage metrics and reporting; ensuring that proper monitoring is enabled to drive fast and accurate resolution to outages or other production incidents
  • Champion and promote monitoring improvements and seek opportunities for automation of existing processes to continually improve the quality of services delivered and customer satisfaction
  • Analyze complex SQL statements for accuracy and efficiency; drive optimization and performance improvements to existing SQL statements and metrics
  • Manage and coordinate maintenance releases, rehydrations, and other implementations that support the health of the application ecosystem
  • Create and maintain application production support documentation and ensure all processes and procedures are reviewed and updated on periodic basis

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification
  • At least 3 years experience with Windows Server or Linux
  • At least 2 years of experience in a public cloud environment (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
  • At least 1 year of experience with PowerShell or Python scripting
  • At least 2 years experience with Big Data processing patterns and tools (ETL, Hadoop, Hive, or SQL)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years experience with EMR, S3, Lambda, or EC2.
  • 2+ years experience in CI/CD pipeline deployments.
  • 1+ year experience in monitoring tools (Grafana, New Relic, or DataDog)
  • 1+ year experience in platform or production support

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new 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 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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At Capital One, we’re 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.

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