Software Quality Engineer

Regents Place (95001), United Kingdom, London, London

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 Quality Engineer

Job Description

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.

Changing banking for good is not an idle statement, it's our core vision and applies to everything we do. For us, it's a no brainer. A happy customer is a loyal customer. By bringing innovation, simplicity, and, most importantly, humanity to the financial services industry we will succeed in delivering this mission. 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 problems of scale, security, availability and performance for you to help solve. We try to solve these using internal and external open-source solutions wherever possible.

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. Additionally, Capital One has been voted the Best Workplace for the last 3 years. We're also recognised for our work in treating customer fairly. You will excel in end to end software development and 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 Software Developer in Quality Engineering you will have a passion for delivering high quality systems. You will play a critically important role in our software engineering teams. You'll be a part the feature delivery planning process and working directly with the developers in order to deliver innovative, best in class software for our customers.

Your designs will include identifying user scenarios, establishing quality criteria and building test automation harnesses that will allow complex testing to be performed at a code, API and user interface level.

You'll also conduct research on emerging technologies to analyse systems, decompose complicated software systems and design a strategies to test them, building advanced and automated test suites to exercise our ground breaking products. You will provide high quality reporting on product readiness and verify proper testing coverage and procedures both independently and collectively in a team environment. Our current toolbox includes Gherkin, Cucumber, Ruby, Calabash, Java and Selenium.

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.

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


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