Lead Platform Engineer, SRE (Remote-Eligible)

Capital One Remote
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November 20, 2022
Capital One
Wilmington, Delaware
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, VirginiaLead Platform Engineer, SRE (Remote-Eligible)

As a Lead Platform Engineer, you will engage with the development teams and horizontal organizations while providing guidance and technical stewardship. As a member of our team you will help to build multi-tenant, scalable applications. Platform Engineers listen and discover ways to help promote the availability of services and applications, improve processes through remediation of manual and/or repetitive tasks, and solve complex technical problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment.

Team Info:

The candidate will support the Enterprise Data and Machine Learning Line of Business and will be responsible for building large scale machine learning infrastructure, foundational ML capabilities and automating model governance processes. This includes providing technical guidance and leadership to drive solutions, create and enhance processes that deliver excellence to customers every time. You will interact with Enterprise teams such as Product Management, Architecture, Technical Operation Center, Delivery experience, Resiliency & Recovery and SRE teams to support core objectives. You will contribute to the critical roadmap in the simplification, standardization and automation strategy of model governance process.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage end-to-end large scale multi-tenant clusters for our organization and contribute to resolving gaps and issues

  • Lead efforts to deliver fleet management and cluster management solutions for our organization

  • Contribute to the Continuous improvement of software engineering practices

  • Ensure Capital One best practices and methodologies are applied throughout the lifecycle of the application

  • Provide & lead the design, deployment, automation and Scripting solutions to drive new capabilities, visibility, and efficiency across our LOB

  • Influence resiliency and scalability in production environments in Amazon Web Services and other cloud platforms

  • Collaborate with other technical platforms and partners to engineer an integrated, end-to-end solution that supports frameworks across technology layers (availability, reliability, and performance)

  • Establish cross-training initiatives to provide enhanced automated support capabilities

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance around DevOps best practices

  • Identify opportunities to reduce manual deployment and validation efforts

  • Ensure compliance with departmental and enterprise standards

  • Provide direct support of audit and ad hoc consulting engagements

  • Assist with support and make sure the system is up and running (ad hoc)

  • Identify and remediate risk to critical and non-critical system KPIs

  • Help solve problems related to mission-critical services and contribute to solutions to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automated response to all non-exceptional service conditions

  • Communicate to business and technical partners on incidents as they occur when they impact system performance or availability at a critical level

Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 5 years experience deploying and supporting CI/CD

  • At least 3 years experience with AWS

  • At least 2 years experience managing and setting up Kubernetes clusters

  • At least 2 years experience with coding or Scripting (Python, Bash, Golang)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 6+ years experience deploying and supporting CI/CD

  • 4+ years experience with AWS

  • 3+ years experience managing and setting up Kubernetes clusters

  • 1+ years experience with multi-tenant container orchestration platforms

  • 1+ years experience with Kubernetes based cloud-native technologies such as Argo CD, Kubeflow, Istio and Linkerd

  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification or AWS Developer Associate Certification

  • 2+ years of experience in Agile practices

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new 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.

Location is New York City- $154,905 and $182,753 for Lead Platform EngineerLocation is Colorado- $131,275 and $154,875 for Lead Platform 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.

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 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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