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Capital One

Software Academy Placement Year

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 Academy Placement Year

Would you like to spend a Year as a Capital One Software Engineer?

We have 3 placement spots in our Nottingham office to offer to students who are keen to work in highly agile engineering teams!

Over the course of the placement, you’ll be taking on real projects and development training. You’ll have a buddy on your team, a programme mentor – and you’ll even get to meet the CEO. You can also expect to:

Hone your skills within your chosen area in everything from APIs to mobile, big data and cyber security – you’ll get a masterclass in software engineering
‘Build solutions on the Cloud by leveraging Open Source technologies to totally reimagine our business’
Learn how automated testing provides the quality that allows us to move at speed’
Learn all about Capital One and the industry we’re working to humanise
Become a master of Agile working and get used to daily stand-ups and collaborative designs

You’ll have the basics down

You don’t need to be on a Computer Science degree course, but you’ll need to be able to program. We don’t expect you to be an accomplished developer – just enthusiastic and a quick learner.

What will we offer you?

A great team environment, fantastic workspace with games rooms, gym and onsite restaurant and of course we’ll make sure you're handsomely rewarded.  

All of our placement students will earn a £22,000 pro-rata salary, with a £3,000 signing bonus.

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

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