Software Engineering Manager

Capital One
19 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

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

Software Engineering Manager-Services (Third-Party Engineering)


We are looking for highly experienced and driven engineers that can lead a team by example to deliver best-in-class software to our customers. Your passion for Software Engineering and innovation means you're always looking to gain experience with new platforms and language and a keen eye for what's coming next.

You will excel in end to end software development, team leadership, mentoring and will have breadth and technical depth in more than one area. Your strong design, analytical and problem solving skills will be crucial to our success.

As well as technical skill, you'll need the people skills to collaborate across the business - not to mention creativity and drive to make things happen.

As a Dev Manager, you'll lead a team of engineers delivering best-of-class software integrations for our partners and external developers that help change the way people interact with their finances. With plenty of experience under your belt building solutions that delight our partners, you'll be able to command the respect of the team of high performing software engineers; inspiring them to continually improve the software they write and the way they work.

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.

We're looking for the best and the skills below 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.


-Coach, mentor and lead a multi-discipline team
-Collaborating with Product Managers & Designers across the business
-Highly technical, a key influencer of team software architecture
-Makes technical trade-offs between short term team needs and long term business needs

Skills & Requirements

-Excellent knowledge of RESTful service development
-Proven ability to deliver easy-to-integrate, scalable and performant services for enterprise consumption
-Knowledge of Java
-Strong design, analytical and problem solving skills

About Capital One

We're proud to say that we're up there amongst the UK's top 10 credit card providers. Since our beginning we've been a company built on bold, new ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. In an ever changing financial landscape we're transforming to a technology company that happens to do credit, always on, and striving for the breakthroughs that will change banking for good.

We are transforming ourselves into a FinTech company. We have two development centres; Nottingham and London and in these we are delivering the next big things that will help our customers succeed. We'd like you to be part of it.

An obsession for delivering quality products to our customers is at the heart of everything we do. We are a maturing agile organisation, our teams operate with a great deal of empowerment; collaborating with product owners, designers and stakeholders to deliver great software. We are just beginning our journey into the cloud and have challenges of scale, security, availability and performance for you to help solve. We encourage the use of internal and external open-source solutions wherever possible.


We offer a very competitive rewards package, a great pension scheme, bonus, generous holiday entitlement and private medical insurance. You can look forward to a host of other benefits including cycle to work and season ticket loans.

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.

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

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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).