1+ months

Senior Network Engineer

Capital One
Nottingham, England NG2 1RU
Nottingham Trent House (95002), United Kingdom, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

At Capital One, were 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.

Senior Network Engineer

Providing 3rd level support for the Capital One UKs Network & Firewall Infrastructure your primary role is ensuring the technologies meet Capital One`s continuously updated requirements. This role will encompass technical analysis, project design/delivery, support BAU services and contributing to the wider organization.

The Senior Engineer will be expected to lead on at least 2 security platforms ( Checkpoint, Bluecoat or F5 ) and be proficient across them all. You will work as part of the 24*7 OnCall Rota and may be required to deputize for the Network Team Leader.


  • Technical Leadership
  • Work as part of a high performing team with a can do attitude and supporting of all team members.
  • Providing Operations Support for the entire Network & Firewall Infrastructure
  • Working as part of the 24*7 OnCall Rota.
  • Being at least 2 Platform SME to drive future direction though refresh activity (Upgrades) and Service Improvements.
  • Delivering Change to the Infrastructure as required through Refresh, BAU and Security Compliance activities.
  • Identify and Implements Service Improvements Plans
  • Identification and Management of Risk and Issues.
  • Support Capital Ones Network Services, this includes
    • Supporting other teams to achieve their goals where applicable
    • Working closely and building a relationship with Critical Suppliers (Carriers, 3rd Party Call Centres, System Manufacture Support etc...)
    • Understanding Capital Ones Strategic Direction for both Service and Architecture/Design and providing support where applicable
    • Working within Cloud Engineering teams to understand future changes to Systems, Services and Skills required to support.
  • Provide/produce supporting documentation to a level of detail, so that a solution can be supported by an appropriately skilled engineer, in their allocated technologies
  • Adherence to policies and procedures
  • Be a custodian to service through consultancy and implementation activities.
  • Mentor, motivate and encourage others in the appropriate use of allocated technologies.
  • Maintaining sufficient technical awareness of their allocated technologies
  • Building strong relationships with team and peers.
  • Personal development - technical & non-technical.
  • Own and develop assigned areas of task management.

Occasional Duties:

  • Ad Hoc representation of Team Leader as requested.

Professional Credentials and Education:

  • Accreditation in allocated technologies
  • Professional level of accreditation within allocated technologies (preferred)
  • ITIL Experience.


  • Minimum: A levels or equivalent
  • Preferred: Undergraduate degree or equivalent

Typical Work Experience:

  • Expert technical knowledge of Two or more infrastructure technologies; Cisco Networking (LAN/WAN/UCS/ACE/). BlueCoat Proxy, F5  Appliances, Aruba Wifi, Checkpoint Firewalls, Tufin, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
  • Experience of networking tooling such as Solarwinds, Cisco Prime, Netbrain, Wireshark.
  • Working in a high performing, broad 24*7 support function.
  • Strong understanding of other Infrastructure Technologies, including; Voice, Wintel, Linux, Monitoring
  • Strong understanding of application architectures and their dependencies / integration on infrastructure services.
  • Strong understanding of security principles and how they apply to infrastructure technologies.
  • Ability to communicate openly and effectively in both written and verbal form, confident meeting with internal or external Senior stakeholders
  • Management of multiple initiatives  
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Enthusiasm and innovation to sustain high delivery throughput.   Commitment to be part of the team, and to support others in making the wider team a success.
  • Strong consultation and customer interaction skills, able to articulate technical information to non technical audience
  • Working with virtual teams using multiple & varied supplier engagement models
  • Strong understanding of corporate objectives, IT objectives, Directorate objectives, Departmental objectives and good knowledge of core business processes
  • Good knowledge of core IT processes e.g. ITIL
  • Demonstrates good balance between the need to deliver and the need to protect production service
  • Typically 5 years plus working in IT; Typically 3 years plus supporting and or implementing within an infrastructure technology;
  • Experience of working in Financial Services or other regulated industrys.
  • Exposure to Agile / Kanban methodology.

Autonomy and Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Level of supervision: Autonomous, Provides Team with Technical Leadership
  • Capabilities: Work to multiple initiatives, perform in high pressure scenarios, great flexibility and adaptability. Self-Starter.
  • Typically reports to: Network Team Leader/Platform owner
  • Management of others: None

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@capitalone.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

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).


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