Software Developer in Test (API)
19th July 2018
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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 Developer in Test - API
We are Cloud pioneers within the Financial Services sector. Come and help us build industry leading customer experiences using the latest technology. Joining our Software Engineering team, you will find testing and Quality is never an afterthought. Your work as a Software Developer in Test starts at the idea, testing team understanding through story refinement, driving clear, testable acceptance criteria and concrete examples.
In this role, your technical skills will help you to produce creative testing solutions and to automate for efficiency. You help other engineers to deliver Quality by providing supporting test frameworks and quick feedback. You care about delivering Quality products on time. And you care just as much about driving Quality into our processes - always taking opportunities to improve communication, reduce duplication, increase efficiency and our likelihood of detecting flaws and bugs quicker than before.
We expect to see:
-Solid programming skills in your language of choice (not necessarily ours) and a track record of getting stuff done
-Experience of working with high availability RESTful APIs and other HTTP services
-Working collaboratively, able to communicate effectively and commitment to be part of a successful team
We like to see (but not required):
-Experience in our preferred language (Java) or similar object oriented languages
-Experience of working in a Cloud environment eg. AWS
-Experience using any of our preferred tools and methods: BDD, Cucumber JVM, Gherkin, Gatling, Wiremock, Gradle, Maven, Jenkins
-Experience of working within an enterprise environment
We provide you with the latest tech and the opportunities to work with cloud and open source technologies in greenfield projects. We encourage the adoption of new tools and techniques, contributions to the open source community, conferences and keynotes. We encourage you to learn, grow and expand beyond the depth and breadth of your current technical skill set, even moving to work on unfamiliar technologies. And we’ll support you along the way with loads of useful stuff like technical mentoring, accreditation and soft skills training.
About Capital One
Capital One UK is a division of Capital One Financial Corporation. We are the UK's top 10 credit card providers. Since our beginning, we have seen us built on hold, new ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. In an ever changing financial landscape we are 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 our core vision and applies to everything we do. 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 also recognised for our work in treating customers fairly. We have two development hubs, including Nottingham and London, delivering the next big things that will help our customers.
We’d like you to be part of it.
Your influence will extend far beyond the immediate team. Working with product owners and designers, the innovative and creative side to your personality will shine through. Ever the problem-solver, your data-driven approach to solution design makes you the strongest advocate of our customers.
Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.
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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).