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Senior Automation Test Engineer

Capital One

Vienna, VA
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Company Capital One

Job Title: Senior Automation Test Engineer

JobID: capitalone2-R21535

Location: Vienna, VA, 22180, USA

Description: Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia

Senior Automation Test Engineer

We’re Capital One. Yep, the “What’s in your wallet?” people. But we are oh so much more than that. Did you know we’re a full service bank? Checking accounts, savings accounts, mortgages, and car loans. We could tell you more, but you’re going to check out our web site anyway, right?

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Capital One has a history of disrupting, and we are doing it again. We’re experimenting, innovating, and delivering really cool stuff to 65 million customers. We love to be curious, to dream, to ask, “What if?” Oh, and we love to write code.

Your commitment to learn new things is every bit as important to us as what you have already done. Maybe even more so because we don’t want to be doing the same thing tomorrow that we’re doing today. You accept change, want to grow, and evolve into a better member of the team.

What will you work on as a Capital One Senior Quality Engineer? Customer-facing web and mobile applications, to highly-available, highly-scalable micro-services, to back-end systems with sophisticated data pipelines. All on the cloud! You will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talent in the industry in developing test scenarios for unit, process, function, integration and acceptance testing. You will define and maintain test system configurations and perform test executions while writing test scripts for complex, integrated systems. You will work in an Agile environment, using modern methodologies, and open source tools. Whether a new feature or a bug fix, you will lead your work and deliver the most elegant and scalable solutions, all while learning and growing your skills. Most importantly, you’ll work and collaborate with a nimble, autonomous, cross-functional team of makers, breakers, doers, and disruptors who, love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs.

You will:

+ Develop, maintain and execute automation tests to ensure sufficient test coverage of APIs and Web-Services

+ Develop high quality automation test engineering best practices, test strategy and principles

+ Follow defect tracking processes; including software defect documentation, defect tracking tool (JIRA, Version1) utilization, ensuring open defects are monitored and escalated as needed based on aging and priority

+ Partner with Software Engineers, Quality Engineers, Product Owners/Analysts to deliver high performing quality customer experiences that are engaging, purposeful and powerful in their simplicity

+ Closely monitor industry trends and progress in the automation tool space, develop proof of concepts as need to validate the potential impact to our test delivery process

+ Participate in automation script code reviews and provide guidance on their compliance with automation best practices

+ Actively engage with quality engineers outside of the local sprint team across various disciplines (APIs, Web, etc.)

+ Have demonstrated skills using code repositories like GitHub

+ Gain experience using CI/CD with Hudson/Jenkins in parallel tools

+ Enjoy mentoring others

**The person we're looking for:**

+ got a wee bit excited about what they read above

+ has a sense of intellectual curiosity and an addiction to learning

+ is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done

+ is deliriously customer-focused

+ values data and truth over ego

+ has a strong sense of engineering craftsmanship, takes pride in the code they write

+ believes that good software development includes good testing, documentation, and collaboration

+ has good communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices

What the search engines are looking for to help you find this job, as well as the type of environment, technologies, and languages that we work in:

+ Agile, DevOps, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Docker, micro services, Go, Java, Scala, Clojure, C#

**Basic Qualifications**

+ At least 5 years of QA Automation Engineering experience

+ At least 2 years of experience with Ready API / Soap UI or Postman testing web-services.

+ At least 2 year of experience with ATDD, Java/Ruby Cucumber or Java Selenium-Webdriver.

+ At least 2 years of experience with Database testing and developing sql queries

**Preferred Experience**

+ Bachelor's degree or military experience

+ 2 years of experience in an agile continuous testing environment

**At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position** **.**

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.                                               

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