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Senior Software Development Engineer
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Recruiter: Capital One
Listed on: 6th August
Location: London
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: R78448
Contact Name: Capital One

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

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 and that's why we've been recognised by Glassdoor as one of the ‘Best Places to Work 2018'.

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.

We issued our very first credit card way back in 1996 and have since grown to become one of the UK's top ten card providers.

From day one, our business has been about helping people succeed with credit. From innovative tools like our QuickCheck eligibility checker, to the way we're driving positive change across the finance industry. It's no wonder we're the only card provider with a 4-star rated credit card from Fairbanking.

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 built 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.

What you'll do:

  • 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
  • Deliver products in the cloud always considering scale, security, availability and performance.
  • Be an integral part of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and use your technical breadth and depth in multiple areas of the business.
  • Use a data-driven approach and problem-solving skills to design solutions that deliver value to our customers.
  • Design, develop and maintain high quality micro-services using SOLID principles
  • Work collaboratively across teams
  • Ownership of CI/CD pipelines

What we're looking for:

  • Good communicator, willing to share, learn and teach less experienced engineers
  • Team player who guides the team towards delivery
  • Understanding of SOLID principles
  • Understanding of SOA, HTTP and REST
  • Experience using Java, Spring, Mavern, kafka, Hibernate, Jenkins, AWS
  • Micro-service development
  • Familiar with Agile framework
  • Strong leadership
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Awareness of cloud infrastructure

Beneficial Experience ( but not essential)

  • Worked in financial sector
  • Experienced in financial regulated industry

What's in it for you:

  • Bring us all this - and you'll be handsomely rewarded with a role contributing to the product roadmap for an organisation committed to transformation.
  • We are continuing our journey into the public cloud and have problems of scale, security, availability and performance for you to help solve.
  • 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
  • We offer high performers strong and diverse career progression, investing heavily in developing great people through our Capital One University training programmes (and appropriate external providers)
  • Immediate access to our core benefits including pension scheme, bonus, generous holiday entitlement and private medical insurance - with flexible benefits available including season-ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and enhanced parental leave
  • Open-plan workspaces and facilities designed to inspire and support you. Our Nottingham head-office has a fully-serviced gym, subsidised restaurant, mindfulness and music rooms. In London, you can heighten your mood with a run on our rooftop running track or an espresso at the Workshop Coffee café

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