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Our client, a leading US hedge fund is looking for talent QA engineers to strengthen their technical operations. The successful candidate will be working very closely with the trading, quants, business, and technology teams. They have industry leading cutting-edge technology, the role will be one of the integral member of the largest market making and trading teams in the world. The candidate will provide technical expertise to support and enhance core trading applications.
Drive QA automation strategy and process. Maintaining and managing the day-to-day activities within the Pre-production/UAT environments.
Test scripting to continuously improve performance, functionality/ stability of the system.
Work closey with with trading desk, level-1/2 support, DevOps, and developer teams
Focus on automation and the use of non-gui driven testing techniques.
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
Knowledge of financial industry
5+ years' experience with automation of integration testing
Experience with databases, Unix/Linux.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and diagnose complex real-world system issues
Solid Server-side scripting experience on Linux using shell scripts, python, and SQL.
Excellent understanding of object oriented design principles and service oriented architectures
Experience with source control systems, configuration and build management
Expertise in performance/load testing
Able to read and debug C++ program
Knowledge of financial exchange protocols (Equities, Futures, and Treasury markets), financial products (FX, Equities, and their derivatives), network architecture and troubleshooting