Capital One Lead Software Engineer - Capital One Labs in San Francisco, California

101 Post Street (61057), United States of America, San Francisco, California

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.

Lead Software Engineer - Capital One Labs

Capital One Labs – San Francisco

Lead Software Engineer

Capital One (yes, the “what’s in your wallet?” company!) is rethinking the way the world approaches banking. We’re experimenting, innovating, and delivering breakthrough experiences at for 65 million customers. We love to be curious, to dream, and ask “What if?” Oh, and we love to write code at , and not to brag, but we’re also a great place to work! at

About Labs:

At Capital One Labs, our focus is research and innovation for the larger organization. Labs operates like an accelerator program with dozens of projects in motion at any given time. We are a design driven innovation group that directly engages with our customers, our colleagues and our senior leaders to discover all the various ways we can enhance the consumer experience. As a team, we come to work every day looking to build digital experiences that are genuine, bold and have amazing customer impact.

What you’ll be doing:

At Labs you’ll improve, iterate and reimagine Capital One’s existing platforms with the next generation of tools, features and products. We are looking for innovators that are excited to explore various languages and frameworks. We are looking for investigators that can quickly understand other engineering team’s products. We are looking for explorers that are able to discover how our solutions can interact with those products. To see what we’ve been up to, follow us on Twitter @capitalonelabs.

Our team is growing and we're looking for an engineer to lead by doing, have a passion for solving problems and value communication & collaboration above all else.

What We Are Looking For

  • Excellent communicator and comfortable speaking with non-engineers

  • Capable of writing production ready prototypes

  • Demonstrate ability to lead/influence positive change/results in all areas of software development amongst a talented team of engineers

  • Design and implement fast and efficient heterogeneous data solutions featuring horizontally scalable technologies using open source technologies

  • Comfortable with data mining, machine learning and big data paradigms

  • Experiment with new tools and technologies

  • Be an owner and a champion for engineering quality, performance and integrity

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 9 years of experience delivering solutions using SOA (Microservices) and RESTful or GraphQL APIs

  • At least 3 years of experience working with any JavaScript frontend framework (Angular, React, Ember, VueJS or similar)

  • At least 3 years of experience working with a minimum of three technology stacks (Ruby, Python, Scala, Go, JavaScript, Java, PHP, Swift, Kotlin or similar)

  • At least 5 years of experience with CS fundamentals (algorithms, data structures, best practices)

  • Bachelor’s degree: STEM, or 4 years additional work experience as a Software Engineer

We'd see it as a bonus if you have any of these skills listed below :

  • Experience with any of the following: TensorFlow, Objective C, Swift, Kotlin, R, C/C++, Julia

  • Deploying in a cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Google)

  • FinTech experience

  • You find great joy in writing tests

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