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Quality Engineer



Quality Assurance
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023
We are Banked:

We’re building a global, digital payments network, based on API access to highly secure banking rails, but free from the limitations of their decades old technology and cost model to support it.

Payments have so far missed out on the cost benefits that come from scale and the innovation potential of the digitisation of all other areas of our lives. With deep partnerships across the ecosystem we’re making real-time payments work for a digital world. We believe moving money + data together is an untapped source of innovation, and will change not only the way we buy things, but the way we live with more useful and relevant experiences. We believe it's what makes us different from other payment providers.

We’ve recently raised our Series A funding for the next phase of our company roadmap, so we’re expanding the engineering team to meet the coming, new challenges.

Quality Assurance Engineer at Banked

As a Software Engineer in Test at Banked, you'll be working on the integrity and quality of everything we build. From our customer-facing products to financial infrastructure moving money around the world.

You’ll collaborate with the engineering teams, product, UX and various internal stakeholders to ensure we have the right quality gates in place and everything we deliver is of the highest standards.

We don't expect people to be experts with all of the technology/domain we use or to immediately be able to pick up all the tasks we might ask of them. We want to build an environment where people can learn and grow openly, where failure is accepted as a part of learning and there's enough support to help people be successful.

About you
  • Proven experience building test automation solutions, automated testing frameworks, monitoring systems and improving test effectiveness.

  • Experience working with public cloud infrastructure and services.

  • Experience in all or a subset of:

    • Automated end-to-end testing of web applications and restful APIs.

    • Automated performance, load and soak testing of user interfaces or APIs.

    • Automated infrastructure testing or chaos testing.

    • Automated security and vulnerability testing.

    • Ability to write and understand unit tests.

    • Practical experience building quality in distributed systems testing

    • Basic knowledge of mobile app test automation.

    • Experience with our observability stack: prometheus, grafana, open telemetry

    • Experience with K8s.

    • Solid knowledge of front-end technologies.

  • Experience working with production-grade JavaScript.

  • Experience with production-grade GoLang

  • Deep understanding of the software development lifecycle and CI/CD.

  • Significant experience in communicating and working with software teams, and working towards building inclusive, fun environments.

  • A passion for learning and growth, picking up new skills and tools.

  • Flexibility to work with teams in multiple time zones.

What you'll be doing at Banked
  • Understand Banked products, their features and how users interact with them and develop scalable and reliable automated testing frameworks for testing Banked's software. This includes end-to-end web/api tests, service level tests, integration tests, contract tests, performance tests, infrastructure tests, chaos testing, security tests, static testing and exploratory tests.

  • Create acceptance test plans for testing new market entries, and drive the test programme with third-party suppliers.

  • Help engineers to own quality and help improve the quality processes through coaching, mentoring and pair programming.

  • Engage with Product Management on the feasibility of requested features, clarifying requirements where necessary and identifying challenges.

  • Contribute to technical design, thinking through failure cases and building quality from the earliest phase of SDLC.

  • Help engineers to own quality and improve their quality processes

  • Take ownership and work autonomously on any development task within an application or service, delivering code on time and with a quality mindset.

  • Develop tools for quality to be used by the engineering teams for adding tests in their CI/CD pipelines.

  • Liaise with external test suppliers and own the delivery.

What Banked asks of you

STAY CURIOUS - “Look beyond” Those who keep questioning don’t settle for the obvious, so here at Banked we ask you to stay curious. Innovate, inspire, and *look beyond.*

BRING WARMTH - “Together is stronger” Everything is better in the sun, so be that light. Collaborate with respect and understanding, work with an open mind. *Together is stronger.*

OWN AND DELIVER - *“Make it happen.”* Own it with pride, act with purpose - have a plan and deliver. *Make it happen.*

Banked values

We look for individuals who dream big, work hard and above all stay humble. Empathy, growth and passion is at the heart of what we do and through our work together we hope to create a safe and inclusive space. We deliver passion behind our product and encourage innovation.

GROWTH - A place to flourish, evolve and thrive.

EMPOWERMENT - An opportunity to drive your own impact.

A GLOBAL TEAM - A global, diverse, and inclusive place to be yourself.

Diversity, Inclusion and Equality

At Banked, we truly deliver on our word and are committed to building a culture where everyone belongs. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is key to our success and innovation. Banked: are continually investing and reflecting on how we can further promote our diverse culture- a space for all to feel safe, seen and supported.