Software Engineer In Test Intern

  • London
  • R3 Internships
  • Internship
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At R3 the quality of our products and services is of paramount importance. Joining the Production QA team, you will participate in developing automated system level testcases for Corda, building on top of our regression automation framework for testing (CRAFT). You will gain valuable insight into Corda as an enterprise blockchain platform, experiencing first-hand the technical complexities of ensuring it operates to its defined standards.
You will need to be proactive, with a strong intellect and a passion to understand systems holistically and in detail. If this sounds like you, we would love to have you join the team.


  • Participate in an agile team of software test engineers running regular sprint cycles
  • Understand system requirements and develop automated tests within CRAFT
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of CRAFT as an automation framework
  • Document and submit bug reports for Corda liaising with the engineering team
  • Work to improve the continuous integration pipeline
  • Execute exploratory tests to validate Corda operation

Experience & Skills:

  • STEM student proficient in Java or Kotlin
  • Flexible with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team of software test engineers and project leads
  • Interest in blockchain technology and the financial industry
  • Proactive, conscientious, self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills and able to successfully manage tasks
  • Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills

Additional Information:

  • Please note the start date for this position is Monday 21st June (subject to change) and our internship program lasts for 12 weeks; at present we can only consider applicants that commit to these time frames.
  • Moreover, we cannot provide sponsorship for this position so in order to be considered, candidates will need to have the right to work in the UK
  • We hope to be able to offer at least some (if not all) of the 12 week internship in person this year- although this will be dependent on the ongoing pandemic and each countries individual guidelines and restrictions.


How We’re Handling Covid-19

We are extremely grateful to continue to grow as a company during these unprecedented times. Our #1 priority is the health, safety, and wellbeing of our current and future R3’ers. We want to share with you what we’re doing and what you can expect throughout our interview and on-boarding processes.

Since March, most R3’ers have been working remotely, although we have opened some key office locations global, with limited capacity for those that cannot work from home or need to come into the office.

As you go through the virtual interview process with us, please don’t worry if children or pets make a guest appearance. We understand these things happen- it’s real life after all! If we are fortunate enough to welcome you to the team, we’ll get a laptop couriered to you and get you set up virtually on your first day.  We also provide you with a “Work From Home” allowance to enable you to purchase some equipment to be more comfortable and productive.

We Have And Will Continue To Take Steps To Ease Some Of The Burden For Our R3’ers

We understand that Work From Home (WFH) life can be challenging in many ways, so some of the additional support measures we have in place include;

  • New Starter WFH allowance (as mentioned above) to get you setup to work productively at home
  • Additional access to wellbeing resources (as well as the support provided as part of your Vitality Private Medical) including a year’s free subscription to the Headspace app and modules on our Lessonly training platform from MindGym (including Goal getting, Stress Busters and Virtual Work)
  • We also have additional health and wellbeing resources available on our wiki pages when you join.
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