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Senior Software Development Engineer - Web

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Apply Job ID R183972 Location: Nottingham
Nottingham Trent House (95002), United Kingdom, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Senior Software Development Engineer - Web

About this role

Capital One’s mission is to change banking for good by bringing humanity, ingenuity and simplicity to banking. Sitting at the core of such values is our Software Engineering department whose primary role is to be an enabler of our ambitions. We are looking to add a Senior Software Development Engineer to one of our web teams, known internally as Team Nightshade. Team Nightshade looks after one of our biggest web platforms and works with our Product Owners to build features that allow our customers to manage their credit account more easily. The team is actively re-building a new React application over the coming year in 2024, a fantastic opportunity to help provide an even better customer experience.

What we’re looking for are experienced engineers with skills in technologies and frameworks such as AWS, Javascript, TypeScript, React.JS/Node.JS.

Our Engineers are people who lead by example, build strong and valuable relationships and have the confidence to influence at all levels. We are proud of who we are and what we do and want you to join us at this particularly exciting time at Capital One.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll work as part of a self-organised Web engineering team to design and develop software features that are delightful and vital to the lives of credit card consumers across all walks of life
  • Your scope of work is take ownership of ambiguous problems and come forward with scalable solutions  
  • In addition to this you’ll involved in solving wider business problems, thinking at domain and system level.
  • You’ll work to achieve the goals and vision shared by Product Management and your Leadership
  • Innovate within your team, initiative area and contribute within your technical domain

What we’re looking for

Before reading any further these are the key skills we need. Don’t worry if it’s not a complete match, we are looking for those capable of learning and upskilling.

  • JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Node.js, cypress and open to equivalent technologies
  • Programming skills and knowledge of modern web frameworks such as React.js or equivalent frameworks
  • CI/CD pipeline experience
  • You’ll have a proven ability to deliver high quality applications
  • Quality is important and therefore you’re happy to use approaches such as Pair Programming, TDD and BDD
  • Working collaboratively and committed to be part of a successful outcome with the key focus upon enabling others in their work both within and outside of the team.
  • Desirable to have understanding and experience working with cloud/AWS and the opportunities this brings

Where and how you'll work

This is a permanent position and is based in our Nottingham office.

We have a hybrid working model which gives you flexibility to work from our offices and from home. 

We’re big on collaboration and connection, so you’ll be based in our office 3 days a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Many of our associates have flexible working arrangements, and we're open to talking about an arrangement that works for you.

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 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

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

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

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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).

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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