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Platform Engineer (Remote-Eligible)

Company: Capital One
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Plano 1 (31061), United States of America, Plano, TexasPlatform Engineer (Remote - Eligible)Platform Engineer (DevOps) Capital One Technology Operations has an opening for a DevOps Platform Engineer who has the passion to provide superior system availability and customer experience. You must possess strong knowledge of AWS Infrastructure, automation, and Python scripting, and be able to apply this knowledge to manage cloud based applications. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for driving efficiencies through automation, and providing technical guidance and leadership internally, as well as partnering with adjacent teams to drive solutions. You will drive reliability and performance across a massive scale by mastering the full depth of the stack. You should have experience with, and a strong knowledge of, Incident, Problem and Change management processes. You will drive technical resolution of High-Severity & Low Severity Incidents. Responsibilities:

  • Design, deploy and support automation and Scripting solutions to drive new capabilities, visibility, and efficiency.
  • Influence resiliency and scalability in production environments in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Create Low Level Design, High Level Design, Implementation Plan, and Acceptance Test Plan documents in accordance with Capital One standards.
  • Identify opportunities and develop proactive automated monitoring and alerting solutions by utilizing available tools (Splunk, DataDog, etc.).
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance around DevOps best practices
  • Identify opportunities to reduce manual validation efforts and drive zero touch automation and self healing
  • Proactively monitor all of the applications and infrastructure behind Capital One's external and internal customer facing services including their availability, latency, performance, and capacity
  • Manage and govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the enterprise.
  • Create, manage and utilize appropriate technical procedural documentation (run books)
  • Ongoing on the job training and self study professional development
  • Operations Tier 3 escalation resource for incident resolution Successful candidates will possess:
    • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to document solutions, present ideas to cross-functional teams, and explain operational issue background and root cause to senior leaders
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Solid understanding of cloud based solutions and services (preferably in AWS)
    • A passion to drive automation, scripting, machine learning, and self healing
    • A passion for teamwork
    • Ability to work in a flexible work environment that embraces rapid change, emphasizes continuous learning, and attacks new challenges
    • Ability to adequately discuss technical issues with technicians, engineers, architects and vendors.
    • Ability to work as part of an integrated team that is geographically dispersed, as well as work independently as required.
    • Experience with Linux
    • Familiarity utilizing REST APIs
    • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code methodologies and tools
    • Proficient knowledge of common DevOps tools such as Git/Github, Jenkins, containers, etc.
    • Proficient Python programming skills with object-oriented design principles desired. Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity. Basic Qualifications:
      • High school diploma, GED or equivalent certification
      • At least 2 years of information technology experience
      • At least 2 years of experience deploying and supporting automation solutions
      • At least 1 years of experience with Python Preferred Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's degree
        • 1+ years of networking software experience
        • 1+ years of experience with cloud services
        • 1+ years of experience with AWS Lambda
        • 1+ years of experience with network routing and switching
        • 4+ years of experience with Python
        • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification 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 ; 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 (see below) . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to (see below) Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.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).

Keywords: Capital One, Richmond , Platform Engineer (Remote-Eligible), Engineering , Richmond, Virginia

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