Principal DevOps Engineer - Digital Engineering

Joining Capco means joining an organisation that is committed to an inclusive working environment where you’re encouraged to #BeYourselfAtWork. We celebrate individuality and recognize that diversity and inclusion, in all forms, is critical to success. It’s important to us that we recruit and develop as diverse a range of talent as we can and we believe that everyone brings something different to the table – so we’d love to know what makes you different. Such differences may mean we need to make changes to our process to allow you the best possible platform to succeed, and we are happy to cater to any reasonable adjustments you may require. You will find the section to let us know of these at the bottom of your application form or you can mention it directly to your recruiter at any stage and they will be happy to help.

About Capco

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are/have:
  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focused on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture
Role Description

Capco is looking for hardworking, innovative and creative people to join our Digital Engineering team.

We are looking for Engineers who can work on multiple varied and exciting projects including the creation of:

  • New Banks
    Yes, seriously! We have delivered and are actively building new digital banks from scratch for our global clients.

  • New Open Banking Services
    We played a key role in shaping the open banking regulation and are now delivering it for clients.

  • Robotic Automation Solutions
    We are currently delivering into production several projects using RPA and Machine Learning.

  • New Social Networks
    We recently launched a social network for business banking customers for one of our Tier 1 Banking clients.
What are we looking for?

We are looking for people that can automate/ optimize DevOps processes, considering themselves to be experts on CI/CD. You should know all about the challenges and requirements required to automate CI phases and Test Orchestration phases in order to be able to deliver a Continuous Delivery practice. On top of this, you will also know the basics around completing releases in a continuous manner without having service outages.


As a Capco Principal DevOps Engineer you will:

  • Demonstrate practical experience of engineering best practices, while being obsessed with continuous improvement

  • Have expertise in a set of the team's domains, including the breadth of services, how they interact, and data flows between systems

  • Able to work individually or with teams drawing on experience to recommend tooling and solutions aligning with organisational strategies. Influences organisation wide testing strategy

  • Architects services and systems using well accepted design patterns to allow for iterative, autonomous development and future scaling. Guides teams in anticipation of future use cases and helps them make design decisions that minimise the cost of future changes

  • Actively contributes to security designs based on the organisation's security strategy. Fosters a security first mindset across teams, and leads by example. Has advanced knowledge of key security technologies, protocols & techniques (e.g. TLS, OAuth, Encryption, Networks)

  • Be comfortable managing engineers ensuring they are tracking the team's efficiency and quality of work, they assist in regularly adjusting processes and timelines to ensure high quality work is delivered

  • Have personally made valuable contributions to products, solutions and teams and can articulate the value to customers.

  • Have played a role in the delivery of critical business applications and ideally customer facing applications.

  • Have the ability to communicate complex ideas to non-experts with eloquence and confidence.

  • Have an awareness and understanding of new technologies being used in finance and other industries and loves to experiment.

  • Have a passion for being part of the engineering team that is forming the future of finance

Skills & Expertise

You will have experience working with some of the following Methodologies/Technologies;

  • Expert in the Software Development Lifecycle with both a Dev and Ops mindset

  • Hands on development experience in at least one object-orientated language e.g. Java/C#, JavaScript, Golang.

  • Deep understanding of containerisation and aware of container orchestration concepts, including hands on Docker experience

  • Proven experience using AWS, GCP and/or Azure with a strong understanding of CSP networking and security features and services

  • Great appreciation of DevOps and Infrastructure as a Code concept and techniques, including Terraform and CloudFormation

  • Hands on experience of using scripting with Python, Groovy to build CI/CD pipelines on Jenkins, CircleCI, GoCD

  • Driven the implementation of DevOps solutions within a project or organisation, ensuring compliance with organisation standards and best practice

  • Understanding of application and system monitoring tools with experience of auto-healing, autoscaling and predictive monitoring

  • Experienced in Automation and Configuration Management tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet and Helm

  • TDD or BDD understanding and how to enable and orchestrate the different types of tests required by the quality phase

  • Experience of Kubernetes, Istio and knowledge of related tools (Kiali, Fortio etc)

  • Wider Engineering technical expertise

  • Ability to lead teams of engineers and manage technical product transformations

Nice to have skills

  • Hands on Test Orchestration experience with Cucumber, Karate, Selenium.

  • Experience migrating on-premise solutions to a cloud ecosystem.


Why join Capco as DevOps Engineer?

You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

You’ll be part of excellent teams developing the new financial services apps, having the opportunity to work on exciting greenfield projects as well as on established Tier1 banks applications already adopted by millions of users.

You will be able to work on automating and optimising DevOps processes, improving your knowledge and skills to become an expert on CI/CD. You’ll be able to work across different technology stacks, ranging from serverless deployments through to on-premise private cloud deployments.

You will have also the opportunity to learn and work with other mobile technologies whenever you want to wide your expertise.

We offer you the opportunity to train with the best courses and portals available online and get certified becoming the best version of DevOps engineer you can.

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