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Distinguished Engineer - Android Platforms

BlueTarp Financial

BlueTarp Financial

Software Engineering
McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024


Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia Distinguished Engineer - Android Platforms

As a Distinguished Engineer at Capital One, you will be a part of a community of technical experts working to define the future of banking in the cloud.

You will work alongside our talented team of developers, machine learning experts, product managers and people leaders. Our Distinguished Engineers are leading experts in their domains, helping devise practical and reusable solutions to complex problems. You will drive innovation at multiple levels, helping optimize business outcomes while driving towards strong technology solutions.

At Capital One, we believe diversity of thought strengthens our ability to influence, collaborate and provide the most innovative solutions across organizational boundaries. You will promote a culture of engineering excellence, and strike the right balance between lending expertise and providing an inclusive environment where the ideas of others can be heard and championed. You will lead the way in creating next-generation talent for Capital One Tech, mentoring internal talent and actively recruiting to keep building our community.

Distinguished Engineers are expected to lead through technical contribution. You will operate as a trusted advisor for our key technologies, platforms and capability domains, creating clear and concise communications, code samples, blog posts and other material to share knowledge both inside and outside the organization. You will specialize in a particular subject area, but your input and impact will be sought and expected throughout the organization.

In this role, you’ll provide technical leadership to teams of mobile engineers supporting the core Android platform upon which Capital One’s award-winning mobile app is built. The frameworks you contribute to will be used by hundreds of engineers across the company and shipped to millions of customers. You’ll bring extensive experience in mobile development and Android ecosystem, including but not limited to Kotlin and the Android SDK; familiarity with reactive and asynchronous programming patterns; proficiency with build tooling (Gradle) and testing (jUnit, Espresso); a strong understanding of UIs development (XML, Jetpack Compose); and a passion for platform engineering.

If you are ready to provide thought leadership and build engineering excellence across Capital One's engineering teams, come join us in our mission to change banking for good.

Job Responsibilities

  • Articulate and evangelize a bold technical vision for your domain

  • Decompose complex problems into practical and operational solutions

  • Ensure the quality of technical design and implementation

  • Serve as an authoritative expert on non-functional system characteristics, such as performance, scalability and operability

  • Continue learning and injecting advanced technical knowledge into our community

  • Handle several projects simultaneously, balancing your time to maximize impact

  • Act as a role model and mentor within the tech community, helping to coach and strengthen the technical expertise and know-how of our engineering and product community

  • Provide thought leadership to all initiatives in the Android engineering space, ensuring that our approaches reflect industry best practices and incorporates the latest recommendations from Google and other beacons

  • Proactively identify technical challenges and work collaboratively with the teams across the organization to devise innovative solutions, promoting a culture of problem-solving and creativity

  • Serve as a vocal advocate for the mobile platform within both internal and external developer communities, fostering knowledge sharing and innovation

  • Collaborate closely with leaders and teams across various disciplines (Android, iOS, APIs, Web, etc.), cultivating a culture of cross-functional collaboration and learning

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 7 years of experience in mobile development for Android

  • At least 5 years of experience with following technologies: Kotlin, Coroutines, Channels, Flow, Android Studio, and the Android SDK

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or a related field

  • 10+ years of experience in Android development

  • 8+ years of experience in reactive programming paradigms

  • 8+ years in mobile cybersecurity concepts and techniques (vulnerability detection and remediation, certificate management)

  • 8+ years experience building enterprise-grade mobile applications and frameworks

  • 5+ years experience working with large, federated monorepo codebases

  • 2+ years experience with the Apple / iOS ecosystem and related technologies

  • 2+ years experience with web services and cloud architecture

  • 10+ years of professional experience in the full lifecycle of system development, from conception through architecture, implementation, testing, deployment and production support

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $274,800 - $313,600 for Distinguished Engineer

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate’s offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

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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For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com

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