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Job ID
Posting Date
Capital One
Financial services
Job type
Full time

Capital One

Software Development Engineer – Web – London

Job description

Software Development Engineer – Web – London


Come and help us build new products using the latest web technologies delivered using Amazon Cloud. We’re looking for passionate, creative developers who are excited about solving new problems.


We are looking for experienced and driven engineers that can work in an agile way across the business giving you an opportunity to influence new processes in and outside the team.


We are just beginning our journey into the cloud and have problems of scale, security, availability and performance for you to help solve. We try to solve these using internal and external open-source solutions wherever possible.


As a Software Development Engineer, you’ll work as part of a multidisciplinary team of engineers delivering best-in-class software for our customers to use on all their devices; changing the way they interact with their finances.  


Working with product owners, architects and others to identify technical and functional system needs, along with creative problem solving will be part of your day-to-day role.  With this in mind, you’ll need to be a genuine people person who works well in a fast-moving environment and isn't afraid to disrupt the status quo.You’ll be delivering high quality web solutions in addition to contributing to our global UI platform; creating and expanding our library of reusable components.


With strong programming skills in one or more languages and solid commercial experience developing software, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with product owners and designers on feature development.  


Skills & Requirements:


·         Excellent knowledge of modern web software engineering

  • Strong design, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven experience in React, Node, JavaScript state management and JavaScript test tools.
  • Strong understanding of and passion for user experience is a must
  • Proven up-to-date knowledge of modern HTML, CSS and JS
  • Experience of working with high availability RESTful APIs and other HTTP services is essential
  • Experience of working within an enterprise environment is required
  • Working collaboratively, able to communicate effectively and commitment to be part of a successful team is a must


This is a technical leadership role and doesn’t involve any line management.


About Capital One

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 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’d like you to be part of it.


Your influence will extend far beyond the immediate team. Working with product owners and designers, the innovative and creative side to your personality will shine through. Ever the problem-solver, your data-driven approach to solution design makes you the strongest advocate of our customers.


We encourage personal development through training courses, sponsored professional development and attending conferences.  We’ll also give you the latest tech to help you on your way and make sure you’re generously rewarded.  As well as an attractive bonus, pension scheme and private medical insurance, you can look forward to a host of other benefits too.



Date Apps Open: 13/02/2018

Date Apps Close: 13/03/2018


Location: London


Salary: Competitive

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