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Capital One Sr. Distinguished Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

50 Fairfield Street (21004), United States of America, Boston, Massachusetts

Sr. Distinguished Engineer

At Capital One, we believe in the values of excellence and doing the right thing. We are a technology-oriented company delivering financial products to market through modern technology and constant innovation at a massive scale.

Distinguished Engineers are...

  • Deep technical experts, senior-level individual contributors and thought leaders that help accelerate adoption of the very best engineering practices, while maintaining knowledge on industry innovations, trends and practices

  • Visionaries, helping solve Capital One’s toughest technology challenges, to deliver on business needs that directly impact the lives of millions of our customers and associates

  • Role models and mentors, helping to coach and strengthen the technical expertise and know-how of our engineering and product community

  • Supporters, both internally and externally, helping to elevate the Distinguished Engineering community and establish themselves as a go-to resource on given technologies and technology-enabled capabilities

  • Those who gain the trust and confidence of those around them, from hands on engineers to executives

Whether a member of our engineering or architecture teams, Distinguished Engineers are individual contributors expected to solve problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative delivery environment. In order to meet these demands, candidates should be influential engineering leaders with deep technology expertise, and a collaborative style that brings others into the decision-making process. They will significantly impact the Tech agenda within their organization and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions across organizational boundaries.

At Capital One, diversity, inclusion and belonging are valued at our core. We empower our associates to do great work by creating an inclusive culture - we call this our Culture of Belonging, and it rests at the heart of our Diversity, and Inclusion & Belonging (DIB) efforts. As this role will serve as a member of our leadership team within Tech Commercialization, and will be responsible for coaching and mentoring our engineers, it is of paramount importance this individual values diverse perspectives, fosters collaboration and encourages innovative ideas - and can create a place where associates of all backgrounds can thrive by bringing their most authentic selves to work.


  • Design and develop cutting-edge solutions, using existing and emerging technology platforms

  • Use your judgement and logical skills as an active member in determining how our line of business delivers software solutions

  • Strike the right balance between lending expertise and providing an inclusive environment where others’ ideas can be heard and championed; leverage expertise to grow skills in the broader Capital One team

  • Effectively communicate with and influence key stakeholders across the enterprise, at all levels of the organization

  • Understanding of the requirements for the transportation, processing and management of large data sets and knowledge of potential cost reduction best practices

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 9 years experience with enterprise software development

  • At least 7 years of development experience with Golang, Java, C, or C++ At least 7 years of experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, or GCP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years experience with enterprise software development

  • 3+ years of cloud security

  • 2+ years of Golang experience

  • 2+ years of AWS

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