Lead Software Engineer

Capital One Austin , TX 78719

Posted 1 month ago

3711 S Mopac Expy (31003), United States of America, Austin, 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 Software Engineer

Within Capital One, the Wikibuy (https://wikibuy.com/) team is working on a new consumer product that seeks to change the way people buy things online. We believe that no matter where you shop, it should be easy to buy things at the best price.

We are a fast-paced, get-stuff-done team solving a difficult problem in a unique way. We're focused on scaling our products to millions of customers and refining the experience to create a product that customers and partners can't live without.

Our office in Austin is located at 3711 South Mopac Expressway.

Who are you?

  • You are an experienced backend software developer who enjoys both leading projects and being an individual contributor / technical expert

  • You prefer an intense, energetic environment and working with passionate, top-notch people

  • You execute well with a high degree of individual ownership, but are also adept working as part of a team

  • You are comfortable balancing the competing demands of rapid iteration and system reliability, scalability, and performance

  • You love working in a data-driven and customer-first environment

  • You're on top of new developments in the open source community


  • Lead technical design and delivery of complex applications across multiple systems

  • Architect, deploy and support performant production software on cloud server infrastructure

  • Collaborate with product managers and front end developers to prioritize and plan initiatives

  • Lead development of tools and systems to enable other internal customers

  • Provide oversight and mentorship to junior engineers on software engineering techniques and technology

Technologies we use

Node.js, Python, Cassandra, Postgres, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, AWS, Docker, Marathon, Mesos, Jenkins, Datadog, Kibana

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • At least 5 years of experience in Software Engineering

  • At least 2 years of experience with Java, Node.js, or Go

  • At least 2 year experience with relational and non-relational databases.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of software development experience

  • Experience with modern relational databases like Postgres, MySQL, and Redshift

  • Experience with deploying clustered web services

  • Experience with distributed technologies such as Cassandra and Elastic Search

  • Experience using modern build and deployment tools such as Jenkins, Docker, etc.

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

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Lead Software Engineer


Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-03T00:00 At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology. As a member of our clock team for the Innovus Place and Route system, you will design and develop technology to be used in our design closure tools. Clock touches all aspects of physical design, so we are looking for candidates with backgrounds in placement, routing, clock tree synthesis, timing analysis, extraction, logic synthesis, and transforms for timing closure. Having a publication record in major design automation conferences or journals is required to demonstrate a high-level of expertise in the field. Your responsibilities include developing and designing cutting edge algorithms in physical design and integrating them into the clock tree synthesis system to obtain world class results. Core Responsibilities: * Develop, maintain, enhance, and invent core algorithmic engines in the clock tree synthesis space * Engage directly with the other placement, routing, timing, and delay calculation teams to define to collaborate on next build next-generation algorithms * Perform peer code reviews and maintain a high quality thread safe code. Build unit tests and run regressions of the software developed. Position Requirements: The candidates should have strong C/C++ software programming and have acquired expertise in a physical design automation domain, such as placement, routing, timing, clocking, optimization, or synthesis. Strong interest and understanding of complex software development on the UNIX platform are required. Strong presentation skills are highly valued. Minimum master degrees in EE or CS. We're doing work that matters. Help us solve what others can't. Cadence Austin TX

Lead Software Engineer

Capital One