Capital One Software Engineer in Richmond, Virginia

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

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.

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.

Software Engineer

Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? Capital One has a history of disrupting, and we are doing it again. We’re experimenting, innovating, and delivering really cool stuff to 65 million customers. We love to be curious, to dream, to ask, “What if?” Oh, and we love to write code.

What You’ll Do:

The right person for the job will be joining the growing Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team within Commercial Technology. As a member of this team, you will continue to drive the culture of engineering empowerment. You'll play an integral role in enabling developer productivity and velocity through an automated microservices ecosystem. This platform is rooted in the principle of infrastructure as code and is constantly evolving and integrating new and interesting technologies. You’ll be expected to bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, encourage innovation, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, self-organization, and diversity.

As a member of the team, you will be driving our engineering culture, by building, evangelizing and supporting the environments used by Commercial Tech engineers. You’ll have the chance to drive the development experience on the bleeding edge of cloud technologies. Our ever-growing footprint will give you the opportunity to work at scale while being creative in an agile team. You’ll be joining a credible team where people go out of their way to help each other succeed.


  • Administer highly-available Kubernetes and AWS ECS clusters for microservice application container orchestration

  • Drive adoption of Ansible, Terraform, AWS Cloud formation on new projects

  • Automate as much “toil” and “busywork” as possible

  • Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions

  • Build testing, logging, and monitoring components to improve operational visibility for services

  • Work with our internal business and technical partners to solicit feedback to further enhance our platform

  • CI/CD pipeline management for infrastructure components

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or military experience

  • At least 2 years of experience programming in Go, Python, Java, or Node.js

  • At least 1 year of experience designing and building microservices

  • At least 1 year of experience working in an agile team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, or Jenkins

  • Experience with AWS/Public Cloud

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