Software Developer in Test

£60000 - £75000 per annum
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JAMES HILTON

SDET (Software Developer in Test)


An International Financial Service provider specialising in a full spectrum of over-the-counter (OTC) asset classes, including FX, Rates, Credit, Equities, Energy and Commodities, is looking for a Software Developer in Test to join their team in London. This role offers a highly competitive compensation package and a great work/life balance with only 2/3 per days per week required in the office.


Role/Team Overview:


The Data and Analytics team comprises two groups focused on separate projects but share a common technology, resources, and values. The Analytics team focuses on Voice Hybrid Broking Technology, and the Data team are responsible for collecting, normalising, archiving, federating, and analysing data. This role sits within the Analytics team working on a broking system written in C# and C++. The system is used globally for Rates, Options, Inflation and FX desks.


The candidate should ideally have experience working on financial or systems that deal heavily with transactions and workflows. Other responsibilities include creating/build-out and maintaining Appium automation regression tests written in C# or Python.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Build Appium Automation framework in C# or Python in conjunction with the WinAppDriver.
  • Execute manual and automated testing of systems.
  • Develop new and maintain automated tests in C# or Python and document these into the TestRail test management system and GIT.
  • Participate in weekly Sprint calls with developers.
  • Work with the developers and business teams and translate the requirements into test cases.
  • Provide feedback to ensure the development is aligned with testing capacity and standards.
  • Ensure best practises and judgement is used to ensure integrity and stability of any code delivered is fit for purpose.
  • Liaise with the management on all aspects of testing.
  • Provide team feedback to the management.
  • Confident in speaking to the brokers/desks about existing issues and occasionally providing functional demonstrations.
  • Ensure the Confluence knowledge base is kept up to date.

Experience / Competencies:

  • Experience coding in Appium/Selenium or building out automation GUI frameworks.
  • Fluent in writing C# or Python
  • Working knowledge of SQL.
  • Proficient in using source control, e.g. GIT
  • Able to use JQL in JIRA or construct queries in TFS/Azure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Service-orientated, adaptable, and resilient.
  • Ability to articulate problems with a mindset of simplifying, automating and challenging decisions/goals/objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, client service and Resilience.
  • Conscientious, self-motivated and goal orientated.
  • Self-starter, able to work alone and part of a larger team to extract out essential requirements to start foundations of QA.
  • Testing with a data-rich environment.
  • Working knowledge of financial systems (not mandatory, but nice to have).
  • Understanding of CICD pipelines and how we integrate automation into the process.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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