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Senior Cloud / DevOps Engineer

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • Nottingham


  • A capable, technical lead, with a passion for solving complex problems, delivering high-quality and well-documented solutions, and helping engineers to grow
  • Experience with building, re-platforming, or re-hosting solutions into the public cloud
  • Strong background in scripting, DevOps tooling, and solution design or full stack development
  • Ability to take business and technical requirements through solution design and delivery, communicating effectively with different types of audience
  • Diverse technical experience, ideally including cloud engineering in a major public cloud, and general Enterprise Tech
  • An effective communicator and influencer, able to work in and across delivery teams towards a common goal
  • A strong growth-mindset, interest in learning new technologies, tools, libraries and frameworks
  • Strong understanding of Cyber security principles and how they apply to infrastructure and cloud technologies
  • Extensive experience of CICD pipelines
  • Understanding of networking principles
  • Familiar and comfortable in an agile delivery environment
  • Has high standards for engineering excellence
  • What you’ll get to learn (any previous experience would be advantageous)
  • AWS to an advanced level (training and certification available)
  • Work and grow with some incredible Engineers, Architects, and Cyber specialists across the UK and wider US business, as required
  • Learn Capital One’s Enterprise-scale approach to adoption of the public cloud
  • Solve complex, real-world engineering problems in a regulated financial services environment
  • Plenty of technical and leadership development opportunities through our internal and external training programmes, as well as an “Individual Contributor” career path


  • Take the lead on the design and delivery of solutions to solve complex problems within our Public Cloud (AWS) environment, with a keen view on automation and simplifying / streamlining tasks to enable our application engineering customers and accelerate the delivery of new business features though our Enterprise toolsets.
  • Working with SMEs, Engineers, Architects, and other stakeholders - you will lead initiatives from “idea” stage, through design socialisation and approval, key decision making, hands-on delivery, and handover into Support
  • As a member of both the Outcome Team Leadership Team *and* as a Senior Engineer in an agile delivery team, you will work both within and across teams, blending hands-on engineering with coaching and mentoring of engineers, influencing direction, elevating and including others, and being a source of technical innovation and high standards
  • Work with teams, Engineering Managers, Architects, and Technical Programme Managers to define and deliver a migration and capability roadmap
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders, tribes, Cyber security, Operations, and the wider engineering community
  • Identify and define engineering patterns, capabilities, initiatives, and influence best practices for Operational Excellence, Security, and Quality Engineering


Mission & Purpose

At Capital One, we’re changing banking for good. We were founded on the belief that no one should be locked out of the financial system. We’re dedicated to helping foster a world where everyone has an equal opportunity to prosper. We’re a bank. But we don’t think like one. We’re always thinking about what’s next. About how we can innovate. Inspire. And develop the tools our customers need to improve their financial lives. That’s where you come in. Your ideas, your experiences and your skills will help us make banking simpler. Working here is about doing bold things. And having that feeling like you belong right where you are. Because we’re doing cool work that lets you have a life outside of work. That’s life at Capital One.