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Senior Platform Engineer - DevOps

BlueTarp Financial

BlueTarp Financial

Software Engineering
Richmond, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024


West Creek 1 (12071), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia Senior Platform Engineer - DevOps

Bank Tech has an opening for a Platform Engineer in our organization. As a Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for leading and ensuring that Capital One best practices and methodologies are applied to the design, deployment and operations. You must possess strong knowledge of Infrastructure as Code, automation, and exposure to various CI/CD principles and be able to apply this knowledge to manage the cloud based infrastructure.

The candidate will primarily act in a Platform role across feature teams with responsibilities to improve software-defined network maturity and drive efficiencies through automation. You will be responsible to provide technical guidance and leadership internally and to partner teams to drive solutions. You will provide design and deployment guidance. You should have experience with and a strong knowledge of Incident, Problem and Change management processes. You will drive technical resolution of High Severity and Low Severity Incidents.


  • Design, deploy, and support automation and scripting solutions to drive new capabilities, visibility, and efficiency.

  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written since position’s audience includes technical, project and business resources

  • Communicates to business and technical partners on incidents as they occur when they impact system performance or availab ility

  • Collaborate with other Tech platforms and partners to engineer an integrated, end-to-end support frameworks across technology layers

  • Establishing cross-training initiatives within the team to provide enhanced automated support capabilities

  • Support and perform testing required to ensure successful implementation of solutions into Production

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance around DevOps best practices

  • Identify opportunities to reduce manual deployment and validation efforts and drive zero touch automation

  • Manage and govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the application like lead upgrade work of the vendor product , work on security vulnerability with vendor

  • Ensure compliance with departmental and enterprise security configuration standards.

  • Provide direct support of audit and ad hoc consulting engagements

  • Look for opportunities for cost savings on our cloud resources

  • Ongoing on the job training and self study professional development

  • Production support and make sure the system is up and running

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 vendors and senior leaders

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Solid understanding of cloud based solutions and services in AWS

  • A solid understanding of what comprises a scalable, robust, supportable design

  • A passion to drive automation, scripting, machine learning, and self healing

  • A bias toward action, along with an internal drive for continuous improvement

  • 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 Git/Github, Jenkins, and Containers

  • Proficient Java programming skills with object-oriented design principles

This position is a Platform Engineer role. As such, periodic late night maintenance work and participation in an on-call rotation will be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 3 years experience deploying and supporting CI/CD

  • At least 2 years experience with AWS

  • At least 2 years experience building and deploying software with Jenkins and Git

  • At least 1 year experience deploying applications using Docker

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3+ years experience with AWS

  • 2+ years experience building Linux Commands

  • 1+ year experience with monitoring tools (Splunk, Datadog or New Relic)

  • 1+ year experience with Terraform or CFT

  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification or AWS Developer Associate Certification

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

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days. 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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable 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 4901-4920; 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.

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