Lead Data Engineer

Company: Capital One
Location: Plano , Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.AUG.2018


Plano Town Center (31064), United States of America, Plano, Texas At Capital One, we re building a leading information-based technology comp...


Plano Town Center (31064), United States of America, Plano, Texas
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 Data Engineer The Role:
We are looking for a driven professional to join our team of passionate data engineers in creating Capital One s next generation of data products and capabilities. You ll build a brand-new solution/platform that will mine for, ingest, compile, and display multi-terabytes of data.
Essential Functions:

  • Architecting state-of-the-art solution with the latest, best-fit technologies and Big Data techniques (machine learning, large-scale web crawler, structured and unstructured data ingestion/integration/modeling/analysis)
  • Building monitoring and generate reports with metrics
  • Build data pipeline frameworks to automate high-volume and real-time data delivery to our high-availability, high-visibility Amazon Web Services (cloud-based) platform.
  • Build data APIs and data delivery services that support critical operational and analytical applications for our internal business operations, customers and partners
  • Continuously integrate and ship code into cloud (AWS, Kubernetes) production environment
  • Develop applications from ground up using a modern technology stack: Java, Python, Scala, Spark, Postgres, AngularJS, and NoSQL (MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • Work directly with Product Owners and end-users to develop solutions in a highly collaborative and Agile environment
  • Help grow and mentor team members on the fine art of data engineering and software abstractions
  • Have a Passion for learning, growing, and mentoring in a team environment
Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 2 years within Financial Services industry (FinTech, banking, credit, cryptocurrency, regulatory, compliance)
  • At least 3 years of experience developing Java-based software solutions
  • At least 3 years of experience within the Hadoop ecosystem (MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Hbase)
  • At least 3 years of experience with NoSQL implementation (Mongo, Cassandra, etc. a plus)
  • At least 3 years of experience with Relational Database Systems and SQL
  • At least 2 years experience developing software solutions in Python or Scala
  • At least 5 years experience with UNIX including basic commands and Shell scripting
  • At least 5 years of combined experience building data pipelines and fit for purpose data stores
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years of experience with Apache Spark
  • 5+ years of experience with Core Java
  • 3+ years of experience with Python or Scala
  • 4+ years of experience with Agile engineering practices
  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS platforms and services
  • 4+ years of experience working with automated build and continuous integration systems
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 4; 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. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1- or via email at. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.
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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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