QA Engineer - Gateway

London
Technology – Quality Assurance
Permanent Full-time
About us

Launched in 2012, Checkout.com is a leading international provider of online payment solutions. Checkout.com is built on 100% proprietary technology and handles every part of the payment process, providing complete transparency across the entire payment value chain.

We currently process 150+ currencies and offer access to all international cards and popular local payment methods to merchants through one integration.

Customers in our portfolio include international businesses like Samsung, Transferwise, Hopper, Virgin and Adidas. Our mission is to partner with smart businesses to optimise their payments, increase revenue and meet the dynamic needs of their customers. 

We are building a unique work environment where our people aspire to solve complex problems and deliver valuable solutions. We believe that excellence can be achieved through a dynamic culture driven by collaboration and teamwork.

In May 2019, we raised $230m in what is Europe’s largest ever fintech Series A round, and globally the third largest fintech Series A round of all time.

About the role 

As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will work against a pre-defined test strategy for your product and make a significant contribution towards scripting tests using a modern and cutting edge automation framework. Your natural problem-solving skills, inquisitive mind and attention to detail will contribute towards a strong culture of quality across the organisation and have a significant impact on the service we provide.

About the Product

The Gateway is the start of the journey for all merchants processing through Checkout.com. As the customer-facing component of the payment processing flow, downtime, errors, and delays in processing directly translate into lost revenue for our merchants. Because of this, performance, reliability, scalability, and visibility are the development principles that the team lives by.

 The Gateway team are responsible for providing merchants with a unified API for processing payments, enabling card tokenization, smart routing to acquirers, productizing acquiring functionality, webhook notifications and much more.

Skills and Qualifications

    • 3+ years of professional experience within e-commerce or fintech
    • Good experience working within a fast-paced Agile team
    • Excellent fault finding, debugging and diagnostic skills
    • Solid understanding of micro-services 
    • Familiar with REST API and Web GUI testing
    • Experience writing automated API tests in any language, ideally JavaScript
    • Comfortable using SQL with an understanding of databases 
    • Comfortable using continuous integration tools like Teamcity and Jenkins
    • Extremely organised and methodical whilst remaining pragmatic
    • Confident collaborating with technical and non-technical stakeholders

Duties & Responsibilities

    • Make an active contribution to all Agile rituals (standups, retros, planning,etc)
    • Contribute towards testability in order to influence application design for effective testing 
    • Author detailed test plans and supporting technical documentation
    • Analyse complex business requirements and consistently provide constructive feedback
    • Effectively collaborates to accurately understand the application under test
    • Proactively engage with all stakeholders to close gaps in requirements
    • Define and record test cases using the Gherkin language format
    • Debug, record and manage defects throughout their lifecycle
    • Track quality metrics and generate reports for stakeholders 
    • Consistently execute REST API tests manually using POSTMAN
    • Author new and update existing automated API acceptance tests in Javascript
    • Contribute towards the wider QA community to facilitate knowledge sharing

Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. Due to the numerous amount of application received, only the ones corresponding to this job profile will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks please deem your application as unsuccessful.

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