Platform Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Mclean, VA and 3 other locations

Less than 5 years experience  •  Software

$95K - $105K
Posted on 08/04/17 by IPro Recruiter
Confidential Company
Mclean, VA
Less than 5 years experience
$95K - $105K
Posted on 08/04/17 IPro Recruiter


Industry: Information Technology

Job Category: Information Technology - System Integration

Base Salary - $95,000 to $105,000

Full-time Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Commission Compensation - No

Bonus Eligible - No

Overtime Eligible - No

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

2+ to 5 years experience

Management ExperienceRequired - No

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No


Job Description:

Capital One is seeking talented thinkers and master cloud engineers who can envision next generation cloud innovations. Our team is enthusiastic, collaborative, innovative and eager to support our rapidly changing world of applications and cloud automation. You play a critical role responsible for design, implementation and automation of complex cloud application. Thriving on collaborative innovation, you will join a team of talented engineers that enjoy working together.Responsibilities (Hands on):

  • Identifying and contributing to long-term solutions and preventative techniques
  • Collaborating with other tech leads and support teams to ensure integrated end-to-end availability, reliability, and performance
  • Develop procedures to automate various systems and tasks
  • Contribute in the DevOps team to build out our infrastructure and servers currently operating on AWS
  • Development and promotion of new DevOps tools to simplify build process and entire continuous delivery pipeline
  • Work closely with our Architects, Engineers, Product Owners and Application Leads to engineer and build automated solutions


  • Support and deliver within Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines
  • You are self-starter that is smart, curious and always motivated to stay on top of technical trends
  • You have experience with Linux/Unix and Windows deployments
  • You have designed, monitored and managed scalable and fault-tolerant deployments
  • You have experience with continuous integration, log collection and analysis, builds and performance monitoring/tuning of your infrastructure
  • You take initiative and enjoy working with engineers to make the software developmentprocess as painless as possible
  • You are comfortable writing scripts in ruby/bash/groovy/python (at least two of those).
  • Experience in Build and CI/CD/CT technologies like GitHub, Chef, Artifactory, Bamboo, Hudson/Jenkins, Atlas, Cucumber
  • Experienced in Cloud related technologies like AWS, Azure, GCE, or OpenStack
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies like Scrum, SAFe, and Kanban

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or militaryexperience
  • At least 3 years of Support experience in two or more of the following:

  • Web applications built on open source technologies
  • Database RDS or Oracle or SQL Server or PostgreSQL or
  • MongoDB
  • Windows Servers with emphasis on CMD Line
  • administration
  • Unix or Linux or AIX server administration and shell scripting
  • Systematic problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive
  • At least 1 year of experience with Enterprise Monitoring Tools such as Splunk, BlueStripe, Zabbix, HPOM, Diagnostics, Sitescope, BSM, AppResponse, CA-Unicenter
  • At least 2 years of experience with build and CI/CD/CT technologies
  • At least 2 years of experience in large-scale projects
  • At least 2 years of experience with cloud related technologies like AWS, Azure, GCE, or OpenStack
  • At least 2 years of experience with CM and Orchestration technologies like Docker, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, Chef, Terraform

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified in Java, AWS, Microsoft, Jenkins, Chef or related technologies
  • 2+ years of experience with RESTful APIs
  • 2+ years of experience in database technologies like, SQL, RDS, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • 2+ years of experience with scripting languages like Ruby, Python, Perl
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