Job Description

Reference # : 17-04438Title : QA Test Engineer
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 05/09/2017
Description
QA Test Engineer

Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for a QA Test Engineer for our client in New York, NY.

Eclaro’s client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, committed to providing the tools and services that bridge the gap between customers and their goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

PROJECT BACKGROUND:
As QA Test Engineer, you will be part of an Equity Technology team responsible for supporting and enhancing an electronic trading platform for the securities and derivatives businesses. The team, while having a global presence, requires experienced, dedicated members to ensure functionality of the platform matches the specifics of the local markets and users.

You will join the global team, as US lead of QA based in New York, responsible for the maintenance of the test framework and the test cases in python. Members of this team are exposed to challenging tasks that allow them to get a deep understanding of the firm's technologies, processes, and trading floor users.

The culture of the firm is one that fosters excellence, team work, learning, delivering, and believing in our people. We are looking for a new team member who loves to learn and take initiative.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
  • Be involved in supporting, improving, and testing a C++ and .NET-based trading application for securities and derivatives, covering both front end and server side development, including working on automated trading engines used for Single Stock Option and ETF market making
  • Be in charge of developing standards and procedures to determine high software quality and release readiness
  • With a thorough understanding of Software development cycle, proactively analyze and troubleshoot issues and have an excellent bug tracking through testing
  • Consistently demonstrate ability to cope with challenging requests with the sense of compliance

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Excellent communication and social skills (working with traders), good attention to detail, and ability to work well in a distributed team environment
  • Knowledge of multiple classes of assets (Stocks, Futures, &…), derivative pricing, and US markets specifics
  • Thorough understanding of QA testing environment
  • Great ability to write test cases and document them
  • Deep knowledge of Interpreted languages, ideally Python
  • Hands-on experience with Fix Protocol, Tibco RV (or similar middleware) and SQL
  • Must be highly motivated, a fast learner, autonomous, and have the ability to work under pressure on tight deadlines

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE DESIRED:
  • Knowledge of Quality software, such as Quality Centre and Jira
  • Previous experience with Agile Development Process
  • Previous experiences working on delta one and derivatives market-making and index arbitrage systems
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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