Distinguished Engineer- Cloud Platform Security

at Capital One Services II, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job ID: R122243


Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia


Distinguished Engineer- Cloud Platform Security


Distinguished Engineers are individual contributors who strive to be diverse in thought so we visualize the problem space. At Capital One, we believe diversity of thought strengthens our ability to influence, collaborate and provide the most innovative solutions across organizational boundaries. Distinguished Engineers will significantly impact our trajectory and devise clear roadmaps to deliver next generation technology solutions.


As a candidate for this role, you're able to seamlessly switch from diving deep into technology with engineers to driving high level, strategic discussions around cloud native roadmaps, SaaS usage and the necessary security patterns needed for wide scale adoption. You are a naturally curious technologist and stay on top of emerging trends, including hands-on prototyping of nascent technologies. You are not afraid to question any existing processes and solutions, yet you display a keen sense of business value proposition and focus on the right priorities. You feel at home in the cloud and are an expert in designing cloud-native security solutions. You thrive in working in a fast paced, technologically forward leaning environment and are not afraid to push the boundaries of security capabilities.




Oversees the vision, roadmap, trade-offs for cloud native capabilities (e.g.: Container Security, Serverless Security) and delivery across the enterprise with a relentless focus on balancing security with simplification.


Cyber security counsel to technology leadership


Operate as a trusted advisor on cyber security as well as for a specific technology, platform or capability domain, helping to shape use cases and implementation in an unified and consistent manner


Bring in a larger context to 100+ software teams and architects across multiple domains/departments and guide their architecture evolution in response to business changes


Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern technologies, sharing consumer and engineering benefits to gain buy-in


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


Promote a culture of engineering excellence, using opportunities to reuse and innersource solutions where possible


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


Lead the way in creating next-generation talent for Tech, mentoring internal talent and actively recruiting external talent to bolster Capital One's Tech talent


Basic Qualifications:


Bachelor's Degree


At least 7 years experience software development or software engineering


At least 3 years experience in Cyber Security


At least 3 years of experience in securing a public cloud environments (AWS, GCP, Azure)


Preferred Qualifications:


5+ years of experience in Cloud Native Security (Container Security, Infrastructure as Code, ServerlessSecurity)


5+ years of experience in protecting Software as a Service (SaaS) Capabilities


3+ years experience supporting Product Teams


3+ years experience utilizing Agile methodologies


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), AWS Certification


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


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... For full info follow application link.


Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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; Newark, New Jersey Ordinance 12-1630; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries. 




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Job Posting: 858482

Posted On: Oct 15, 2021

Updated On: Nov 14, 2021