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Capital One

Lead Platform Engineer

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


New York, New York, United States

11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New York

Lead Platform Engineer

Do you enjoy solving technical issues, empathize with customer user experiences and want to keep up with the latest tech? We are looking for a Platform Engineer that will work with talented software engineering and support teams to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within Capital One.

Commercial Tech is a unique department within Capital One; we’re situated within the Tech Line of Business and work closely with the Commercial Bank to build and maintain the digital platforms that our customers need. Capital One’s Commercial Bank is a top 10 U.S. bank, providing services to clients with annual revenue above $10 million. The Commercial Bank services a $85 billion loan portfolio by cultivating close relationships with more than 6,100 business clients to generate more than $3 billion in annual revenue.

In Commercial Tech, we work in a fast-paced, collaborative, iterative environment to deliver software for the Commercial Bank. We have a fun, startup culture and a flexible work environment. We’re working hard to reuse, modernize, and simplify our Tech Stack while protecting our clients and building cloud-based applications that work seamlessly together.

Commercial Tech is a relatively small organization within Capital One, employing about 700 associates. Our size contributes to our close-knit culture and enables us to connect with leadership and easily collaborate, rolling out Tech that’s used across the Enterprise.

Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Thrive in a rapidly evolving environment and adapt to frequent transitions in technologies and teams

  • Partner with product owners to refine requirements and groom Agile stories

  • Generate innovative ideas, develop proof-of-concepts, and rapid prototypes alongside other engineers

  • Leverage deep trading systems and Capital Markets expertise to lead Line of Business priorities into production environments and manage ongoing on-call production support after go-live

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to Capital Markets business stakeholders and working closely with them to define, and execute technology solutions to solve business requirements and problems.

  • Coordinating with multiple vendors, internal technical teams and customers, on integrating diverse technologies.

  • Implement and document scalable, highly available, and resilient Capital Markets solutions based on distributed architecture principles

  • Leverage deep application and platform expertise to lead the planning and deployment of Cloud solutions into production environments and manage ongoing on-call production support and go-live

  • Design and develop automation workflows, performing unit tests and conducting reviews to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance, and assessing the overall quality of delivered components

  • Vendor Management

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • At least 6 years of experience with SQL, Python, Shell Scripting

  • At least 1 year of experience in an Agile environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 4+ years of experience in 3rd party Vendor trading systems support and management

  • 8+ years of experience in Capital Markets software development in areas of FX and Commodity derivatives

  • 8+ years of experience with supporting traders and marketers

  • 8+ years of experience in Trading systems design and development

  • 2+ years of experience working in Agile environment utilizing Continuous Integration & Delivery Pipelines

  • 7+ years of experience working with SQL databases

  • 1+ years of experience working with Workday and Salesforce Platform integrations

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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