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Capital One
Location: Nottingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
Job IDDate posted 17/08/2018

Nottingham Trent House (95002), United Kingdom, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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.

Software Development Engineer-Android

Want to work on software used by a million people? Want to solve problems at scale? Do you have a deep passion for software engineering?

Capital One is looking for an Android Software Development Engineer with a passion for all things mobile to join our Nottingham team.

We are a company built on bold, new ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. Today we are amongst the UK's top 10 credit card providers, in no small part thanks to our technology teams. Our next exciting journey is a transformation from a financial company with great tech into a technology company with great financial products. Across our two engineering centres in Nottingham and London, we have an obsession for delivering quality products within a mature agile environment.

As an engineer at our Nottingham office, you'll work a wide range of intriguing technical problems, delivering best in class software for our customers. You’ll also be collaborating with product owners and designers on feature development, and your strong design, analytical and problem-solving skills will be crucial to our success.

You will have a passion for delivering high quality systems. You will play a critically important role in our software engineering teams. You'll be a part of the feature delivery planning process and working directly with the developers in order to deliver innovative, best in class software for our customers. You will have a thirst for innovation, keeping up with the latest technologies and development techniques and passionate about championing their adoption where you can see real value in them.

With strong engineering skills in Java/Kotlin and solid commercial experience working with the Android API, tools like Android Studio, Gradle, JUnit and Git are second nature to you. Also, a willingness to work on the parts of the system that connect to apps to our backend – including ReSTful APIs written in Java and increasingly deployed into AWS and using containerization (Docker, Kubernetes etc.). Experience working in Agile teams is a big plus, as is a good working knowledge of UI test automation frameworks.

Main Responsibilities

* Build best in class Android apps in Java or Kotlin
* Writing ReSTful APIs in Java to connect the apps to our backend APIs
* Focus on quality and testing
* Work closely with our product and design teams to solve customer problems

Role Requirements:

* Proven strong engineering skills in Java is essential for this role
* Solid commercial experience working with the Android API is a must
* Proven experience using tools such as Android Studio (or similar), Gradle, JUnit and Git are essential
* Some experience in writing simple ReSTful APIs preferably in Java and possibly into AWS
* Proven experience working with Agile is essential
* A strong knowledge of UI test automation frameworks is essential – we mainly use Espresso nowadays

We offer a very competitive rewards package, a great pension scheme, bonus, generous holiday entitlement and private medical insurance. You can look forward to a host of other benefits including cycle to work and season ticket loans, and 10% time to work on projects of your choice.

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting via our website. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

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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