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Highly innovative and fast evolving tech environment - outstanding remuneration
Expertise: design/build automation frameworks, OO (C++, Python) development – if this is you, read on...
Company My client is a Market Leading Trading firm that has offices in multiple locations globally and a reputation for innovative use of cutting edge technologies to capture financial markets opportunities. They have a highly mature, yet casual environment that looks to empower individuals to work autonomously on projects whilst contributing to overall team objectives.
Team The team provides complex, customized testing platforms in a real time, high performance, high frequency, technology environment. The members are a highly technical hybrid Tester/Developers who can code solutions build test automation tools and processes for highly distributed trading systems.
Role Your remit will be to provide technical expertise as a test automation specialist with the experience and capability to build an automated test suite from scratch. Extensive experience in planning, automating and executing test scripts in an OO language (C++, Java, C#) on a regular basis as well as improving testing efficiency through automation are key selection criteria, with a view to improving and fine tuning overall test coverage.
In this position, you will initially focus on automating testing of exchange connectivity and market data systems with the opportunity to grow into testing the entire trading platform.
Expertise: designing & building highly customized and complex automation test platforms.
Solid OO development skills in any of the following: C++, Java, C#, Python.
Experience testing high performance, low latency systems in a Linux environment.
Comfortable and familiar with large, complex data sets (ideally Market Data).
Experience leading high performing teams in Agile environments.
Ability to identify and solve complex / obscure problems.
System performance monitoring, testing and tuning.
Excellent / Polish verbal and written communication skills.
An industry relevant degree / diploma and certifications.
Experience with real-time, low latency trading and market data systems (highly desirable).
This role would be ideally suited for people coming from a development background who've transitioned to testing or held hybrid test/development roles in environments that focus heavily on performance (Telco, Networks, financial markets etc.).