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Greater than payments

Senior QA Engineer

£50k – £60k
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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 optimize 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.


Checkout.com is looking for a talented and hands-on Senior QA Engineer. We are looking for someone who is not only thinking about finding bugs or approving stories, but someone who thinks further and will input on our development cycle to find long-term optimum solutions. You will be joining a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team, becoming involved from design to deployment to ensure we ship the highest quality payment gateway on the market.

As a Senior QA Engineer you will support the development team by driving the testing strategy for our new releases and existing products. You will be the one tackling bugs, rooting them out, documenting them and stopping them from getting into the system. Your natural problem-solving skills, your inquisitive mind and your attention to detail will have a huge impact on the quality of our product.

The ideal candidate must be a hands-on and passionate technologist, with the ability to perform in a fast paced agile environment.

Key Responsibilities

> Perform test scoping, estimation, preparation and execution for application enhancements and bug fixes.
> Administer detailed test plans, progress reports and end of test reports.
> Analyse requirements documentation and provide constructive feedback with detailed test estimations.
> Liaise with product managers, business analysts and developers to accurately understand the systems and produce effective test scripts and execution plans.
> Proactively engage with all stakeholders to close gaps in requirements
> Define test scenarios based on business requirements written in the Gherkin language format.
> Debug, record and manage defects throughout their lifecycle.
> Own manual integration test activities on the core application service using REST API clients and database query tools.
> Author new and update existing automated integration tests of all the core business APIs.
> Maintain automation test suites and provide regular feedback for continuous improvement
> Provide team demos and conduct learning sessions to ensure fluid collaboration and knowledge share within the QA and wider development teams

Skills & Experience

> 5+ years of professional experience within e-commerce or e-payments
> Strong QA background in REST API and Web GUI testing
> Good experience with manual and automated testing tools
> Excellent fault finding, debugging and diagnostic skills
> Experienced scripting in at least 1 coding language, preferably JavaScript
> Proven experience designing and implementing test plans and complex test scenarios
> Comfortable in an Agile environment with rapid application development
> Extremely organised, methodical but remain logical and realistic to achieve targets
> Confident collaborating with technical and non-technical stakeholders whilst taking full ownership of all test activities within your scope
> Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science preferred
> Fluent in written and spoken English

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.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We will only process and retain your information as necessary for the purposes of progressing your application or as required by applicable laws and regulations. We may also collect personal information about you through the application and recruitment process, either directly from you or from third-parties (employment agencies, recruitment websites, former employers, credit reference agencies or other background check agencies). In limited circumstances, we may transfer your information to the following countries outside the EU, while making sure your personal data is treated with the same level of protection offered in the EU. Please refer to our Privacy Policy (checkout.com/legal/privacy-policy) for further information about how your data is being collected, processed and retained at Checkout.com.

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Greater than payments

Checkout.com focuses on Financial Services, E-Commerce, Transaction Processing, Payments, and Retail Technology. Their company has offices in San Francisco, Boston, Dubai, Singapore, and London. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Checkout.com has raised $230M of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2019.

You can view their website at http://www.checkout.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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