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Principal Infrastructure Architect (Hybrid Cloud)

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Apply Job ID R112227 Location: Nottingham
Nottingham Trent House (95002), United Kingdom, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Principal Infrastructure Architect (Hybrid Cloud)

About this role:

This is a senior technology role focused on defining a technology refresh roadmap for our data centre applications. You’ll excel in working across multiple infrastructure domains, networking, compute and storage and in ensuring solution designs meet product intent, being a key enabler for engineering delivery.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with product managers and architects on the overall product roadmap for key business goals, extending the technology planning horizon in order to deliver 

  • Seek perspectives from the consulting technology groups (Engineering, Tech Ops, Networks, Cyber, Shared Tech Enterprise Architecture) to ensure architectures meet the wider needs

  • Assess and manage alignment - or divergence - to Target Architectures via Technical Design Reviews and help develop enterprise and UK Line of Business common capabilities

  • Be a change agent driving continuous improvement in architecture process methodology and best practices

  • Foster a culture of knowledge sharing by acting as a thought catalyst by keeping the community up to date on industry, enterprise and business trends

What we’re looking for: 

  • You’re skilled and knowledgeable across architectural areas comprising infrastructure, application and management information domains, including Public Cloud

  • Experience in solutions architecture in an environment of an internal/external IT technology estate and in-house and third-party delivery capabilities

  • You’re comfortable in reaching pragmatic outcomes between short-term and long-term business needs

  • You work well with diverse teams, partnering across the organisation to navigate an ambiguous and quickly changing environment

  • AWS certified solution architect or similar

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’re 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

  • Find out more through our UK careers site (http://www.capitalonecareers.co.uk/) or by exploring the @IAmCapitalOne Twitter tag

What you should know about how we recruit:

We pride ourselves on hiring the best people, not the same people. Building diverse and inclusive teams is the right thing to do and the smart thing to do. We want to work with top talent: whoever you are, whatever you look like, wherever you come from. We know it’s about what you do, not just what you say. That’s why we make our recruitment process fair and accessible. And we offer benefits that attract people at all ages and stages.

We also partner with organisations including the Women in Finance and Race At Work Charters, Stonewall and upReach to find people from every walk of life and help them thrive with us. We have a whole host of internal networks and support groups you could be involved in, to name a few:

  • REACH – Race Equality and Culture Heritage group focuses on representation, retention and engagement for associates from minority ethnic groups and allies

  • OutFront – to provide LGBTQ+ support for all associates

  • Mind Your Mind – signposting support and promoting positive mental wellbeing for all

  • Women in Tech – promoting an inclusive environment in tech

  • EmpowHER - network of female associates and allies focusing on developing future leaders, particularly for female talent in our industry

This is a permanent position and is based in our Nottingham offices (currently fully remote until September 2021).  Many of our team have flexible working patterns so we’re open to discuss flexible working arrangements with you.

We are committed to creating a level playing field and seek to create teams that are representative of our customers and the communities we serve.  We’d love to hear from you if you identify with a typically under-represented group in our industry and are particularly keen to hear from women and ethnic minority candidates.

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

If you require a reasonable adjustment, please contact ukrecruitment@capitalone.com  All information will be kept confidential and will only be used for the purpose of applying a reasonable adjustment.

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

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).

Who We Are

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.

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