Software Engineering Manager-Platform Services

Nottingham Trent House (95002), United Kingdom, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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 Engineering Manager-Platform Services

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.

What you'll do:

  • you'll lead a team of engineers delivering best-of-class software integrations for our partners and customer-facing digital experiences that help change the way people interact with their finances.
  • Your influence will extend far beyond the team you manage, you will work with product owners and designers to deliver customer-focused solutions of the highest quality.
  • You will also be part of the team that evolves and enhances the wider engineering team, defining and adopting best practices to make Capital One engineering a destination for the best and brightest in the industry. Ever the problem-solver, your data-driven approach to solution design makes you the strongest advocate of our customers.
  • Coach, mentor and lead a multi-discipline team of high performing software engineers; inspiring them to continually improve the software they write and the way they work.
  • Highly technical, a key influencer of team software architecture
  • Collaborating with Product Managers & Designers across the business
  • Makes technical trade-offs between short-term team needs and long-term business needs

What we're looking for:
  • End to end software development, team leadership, mentoring
  • A data-driven approach to solution design
  • Excellent knowledge of RESTful service development
  • Proven ability to deliver easy-to-integrate, scalable and performant services for enterprise consumption
  • Knowledge of Java or any modern OO language
  • Strong design, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience of working in a regulated industry eg. financial services, insurance or energy
  • Experience in delivering products or services in the Cloud eg. AWS
  • A passion for Software Engineering and innovation

We're looking for the best and the skills are only a guide to what we're looking for. If you don't meet all the requirements but think this role is for you, we'd really like to hear from you.

What's in it for you:
  • 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
  • Find out more through our UK careers site ( or by exploring the @IAmCapitalOne Twitter tag.

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

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).

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