Automation Test Engineer
Richmond, VA  / Vienna, VA 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Job ID: R117901

West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Automation Test Engineer

Automation Engineer


  • Develop, maintain and execute automation tests to ensure sufficient test coverage of Payment Applicationand APIs

  • Develop testing scenarios/cases to address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios,regression testing, boundary/negative testing, error or defect retests, usability; including automated scripts

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

  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, and/or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness

  • 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 andpriority

  • Partner with Software Engineers, System Integrators, Product Owners to deliver high performing qualitycustomer 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 asneeded to validate the potential impact to our test delivery process

  • Participate in automation script code reviews and provide guidance on their compliance with automationbest practices

  • Have demonstrated skills using code repositories like GitHub

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

  • Interact with the product delivery team; participate in product requirement/design reviews to provide input on completeness of functional requirements, product designs, and schedules

  • Identify interdependencies, ambiguities or omissions, and make suggestions to improve requirements andensure usability/testability

  • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, with focus tomitigate risks

The person we are looking for:

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 2 years of experience in test automation using Cucumber, Selenium, or Java

  • At least 2 years of experience in functional end-to-end testing

  • At least 2 years of experience in automated regression testing

  • At least 2 years of experience with API Testing

  • At least 2 years of experience with Agile

  • At least 1 year of experience in Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) methodology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3+ years experience with Agile

  • 2+ years experience with AWS

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

Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; Newark, New Jersey Ordinance 12-1630; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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