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10 months ago
Capital One
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
Job ID R55885

White Collar Factory (95009), United Kingdom, London, London

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Senior Software Development Engineer - API

About Capital One UK

Capital One UK is a division of Capital One Financial Corporation. We are one of UKs top 10 credit card providers. Since our beginning, we have seen us built on bold, new ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. In an era changing financial landscape we are transforming to a technology company that happens to do credit, always on and striving for the breakthroughs that will change banking for good.

Changing banking for good is our core vision and applies to everything we do. A happy customer is a loyal customer. By bringing innovation, simplicity and most importantly humanity to the financial services industry, we will succeed in delivering this mission.

Having been consistently voted the Best Workplace for the last 4 years and being recognised for our work in treating customers fairly, we pride ourselves in building the best value for both, our customers and family of associates. We have two development hubs, including Nottingham and London, delivering the next big things that will help our users of world class credit.

We love continuous learning and that’s why we give you 10% of your time to work on cutting edge innovative projects that shape the way we will work in the future. To enhance the support on that learning, Capital One makes available a plethora of resources in the Capital One University and the Tech College.

About Tomahawk

Tomahawk is part of the Capital One UK Software Engineering team. It is responsible for the technical platform feeding all UX clients, web and mobile via well architected micro-services, all build in AWS to be highly available, scalable and secure. Architecting and building these services to be performant is fundamental in allowing the business to achieve its long-term goals within our financial regulated environment.

An obsession for delivering quality products to our customers is at the heart of everything we do. We are a maturing agile organisation. Our teams operate with a great deal of empowerment; collaborating with product owners, designers and stakeholders to deliver great software.

About the role

In this role you will demonstrate passion for quality and software craftsmanship and enjoy working in a microservice organisation. With operational excellence in mind you will be taking on the challenge of delivering products in the cloud always considering scale, security, availability and performance. You will have opportunity to spread your passion for software engineering means you are always looking to gain experience with new platforms and technologies. You also will be an integral part of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and use your technical breadth and depth in multiple areas of the business. Your influence will extend far beyond the immediate team. Using your data-driven approach and problem-solving skills to design solutions that deliver value to our customers.

Main Responsibilities

* Design, develop and maintain high quality micro-services using SOLID principles
* Work collaboratively across teams
* Ownership of CI/CD pipelines

Preferred Skills and Experience

* Good communicator, willing to share, learn and teach
* Team player
* Understanding of SOLID principles
* Understanding of SOA, HTTP and REST
* Java, Spring, Mavern
* Micro-service development
* Familiar with Agile framework
* Strong leadership
* Strong problem-solving skill
* Awareness of cloud infrastructure

Beneficial Experience

* Worked in financial sector
* Good experience of delivering product in cloud, e.g. AWS
* Experienced in financial regulated industry


Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

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Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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