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Software Development Engineer - Platform Services Team

Job ID R2207 Updated date 04/28/2016 Locations London, England
Regents Place (95001), 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.

Software Development Engineer - Platform Services Team

At Capital One UK, we are looking for passionate Software Development Engineers (SDE) to join our Platform Services Team.

About Capital One UK

Capital One UK is a division of Capital One Financial Corporation. We are the UKs top 10 credit card providers. Since our beginning, we have seen us built on hold, 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.

We have been voted the Best Workplace for the last 3 years. We are also recognised for our work in treating customers fairly. We have two development hubs, including Nottingham and London, delivering the next big things that will help our customers.

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.

About Platform Services Team

Platform Services team is part of the Capital One UK Software Engineering team. It is responsible for the technical platform supporting all Capital One UK public facing applications, internal facing websites, mobile applications or extensibility points offered to our marketing partners through third party APIs. We believe that building a well architected service platform 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 SDE 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 platform services
  • Work collaboratively across teams
  • Ownership of continuous integration and development pipeline

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Technical Depth

Java, Java spring, Maven

Understanding of SOA, HTTP and REST

Awareness of cloud infrastructure

  • Patterns and Practice

Problem-solving skill

OO programming and design

Coding Standards

Microservice development

  • Build and Delivery Tools

Familiar with Agile framework

  • Team and Leadership

Good communicator, willing to share and teach

Team player

Strong leadership

  • Education and Certification

Computer Science degree

Beneficial Experience

  • Worked in regulated industry, e.g. financial services, insurance or energy

Delivered product or services in cloud, e.g. AWS

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

If you require an accommodation to apply for a job or to perform a job, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or RecruitingAccommodation@capitalone.com.

All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com

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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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