Capital One Software Engineer Reviews

Updated 9 Jul 2020

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Capital One Founder, Chairman & CEO Richard D. Fairbank
Richard D. Fairbank
228 Ratings
  1. "Good work life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Software Engineer in Toronto
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Capital One for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Awesome culture and good work life balance. Not too much politics

    Cons

    Too many meetings. Development is out of scope. Backend dev can do mobile or vice versa. Red tape to get new ideas moving.

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  2. "great until diverse!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Planplanken
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Capital One full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great until it got very diverse

    Cons

    very diverse here now, VERY

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  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, challenging work

    Cons

    Lot of traffic in McLean

  4. "Overall good corporate culture with a fair amount of churn"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    salary, benefits, opportunity, growth, bonus

    Cons

    company size, pace of development

  5. "Good Experience Overall"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    WLB, Interesting Projects, and Focus on Tech

    Cons

    Team instability and performance management

  6. "Excellent place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in McLean, VA

    I worked at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    - Wonderful progressive culture - Compassionate and focused leadership - Generous compensation

    Cons

    - Can be hard to navigate a large organization

  7. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    Genuinely cares for the well being and career development of employees.

    Cons

    Depends on department but there are some long days.

  8. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Tysons Corner, VA

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, good people, good mission

    Cons

    Teams can be hit or miss based on fit

  9. "Great, but inconsistent"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance, great company values

    Cons

    Lots of folks have an amazing time here, but I feel bad for the minority who have an awful time

  10. "Laid back, fun company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, good work life balance, less corporate than most banks

    Cons

    Push to be a "tech company" is still new, so some legacy institutional thinking

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