Senior AWS Engineer

Posted on Nov 10, 2018 by Capital One

Vienna, VA 22184
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, 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.

Senior AWS Engineer

Capital One is looking for a Senior AWS Engineer with excellent design and coding skills plus a passion for Cloud, DevOps, and CI/CD challenges to join our team. Whether you consider yourself a Software Developer, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), or a DevOps/Cloud Engineer, you should possess excellent design and coding skills particularly in GO and Python. In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of our build and AWS deployment environments including scaling, provisioning, monitoring, and automation. You should have significant CI/CD experience and strong AWS system administration skills. There will also be opportunities to participate in other development work depending on your interests and as time permits.


  • Leveraging languages like Go and Python, build and maintain Jenkins CI/CD pipelines using the AWS Cloud Formation Templates, Ansible, Docker, Python, and Bash to support the team's AWS multi-region/multi-AZ deployed production systems.

  • Apply sound software design skills to our infrastructure code so that multiple systems can share the same CI/CD pipeline.

  • Introduce innovative ideas and technologies so that we can stay on the cutting edge.

  • Assist with production support issues when they arise.

  • Clearly communicate technical information to both developers and business stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or military experience

  • At least 3 years of experience writing Python, Go, Ruby, or Java

  • At least 2 years of experience with Jenkins or Drone

  • At least 2 years of experience with Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or Salt

  • At least 1 year of experience with AWS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Masters in Computer Science or Engineering

  • 1+ year of experience providing enterprise Linux-based systems administration

  • 1+ year of experience with Terraform or Cloud Formation

  • 1+ year of experience with Artifactory or Nexus

  • 1+ year of experience with Docker

  • 1+ year of experience with Nginx

  • 1+ year of experience with GitHub

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

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