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Senior Platform Engineer (AWS)

Capital One


Location:
Vienna, VA
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
capitalone2-R30264
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Company Capital One

Job Title: Senior Platform Engineer (AWS)

JobID: capitalone2-R30264

Location: Vienna, VA, 22180, USA

Description: 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 Platform Engineer (AWS)



Do you think about writing beautiful code while eating breakfast? Do you build applications you are proud of and want to tell your friends about them? Do you get excited about scaling applications to millions of users? Do you appreciate elegant solutions but also know when to build simple first and iterate?



Capital One is actively seeking highly creative and intellectually curious Platform Engineers who are passionate about technology to join our team! This is an opportunity to display knowledge of your craft by having a hand in building large scale reliable applications to impact the way that Capital One does business. You will participate in detailed technical design, development, implementation, and support of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms.



**Responsibilities**



Platform and AWS level support (All clusters in reference below are for Data Management specific only and not the lake. Example Nebula or Cerebro clusters)



+ Cluster creation

+ Cluster administration

+ Storage management

+ AWS cost management



Vendor tool support



+ Tool installations, configuration, user administration

+ License management

+ Rehydration



Application Support (Applications in reference are home grown or customization of vendor products)



+ User support

+ Application uptime, batch jobs monitoring

+ Any work to support platform level upgrades

+ Rehydration



**Skills:**



Basic Qualifications



+ At least 3 years of experience working in a software or systems related role

+ At least 1 year of experience in platform administration work in AWS environments

+ At least 1 year of experience in IAAS – Infrastructure-as-a-Service

+ At least 2 years of experience in cloud formation scripting (using Teraform / Ansible etc)

+ At least 2 years of experience with AWS S3

+ At least 2 years of experience spinning up EC2 instances

+ Security groups

+ At least 2 years of experience with CDH (Hadoop) administration



Preferred Qualifications:



+ Experience with Auto Scaling applications

+ Experience with AWS AMI configurations

+ Experience with EMR

+ Experience with Lambda

+ Experience with SNS / SQS



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



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.                                               


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