Software Test Engineer

£50000 - £60000 per annum
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JAMES HILTON

Software Test Engineer (Python)


An International Financial Service provider specialising in trading solutions, and products in multiple asset classes, including equities, derivatives, digital assets, and FX, is looking for a Software Test Engineer to join their team in London. This role offers a highly competitive compensation package and an outstanding work/life balance with only occasional days required in the office.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the entire cycle of automated test development as part of a talented and enthusiastic QA team
  • Maintain, extend, and improve a large and sophisticated automated test framework written in Python
  • Work closely with the development, business, and trade desk teams to support and co-ordinate test requirements
  • Design, develop and document automated test cases and test data
  • Identify and report bugs discovered and ensure that any fixes resolve the problem
  • Ensure any problems identified in our continuous integration test environments are flagged up/fixed as they occur
  • Look for opportunities to improve the overall quality of our products, techniques and tools
  • Support complex projects which may involve multiple systems and other developers in London, the United States, and other regions


Personal Profile:

  • Previous QA experience is required, with recent and demonstrable experience in coding automated tests and working with test frameworks
  • Strong experience in object-oriented design and good programming practices
  • Python development experience is essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Linux systems as an end user, as well as being able to perform basic system administrator tasks
  • SQL experience (PostgreSQL or another variety) is necessary
  • Familiarity with source control systems, e.g. git, and bug tracking tools
  • Experience working with Jenkins or similar continuous integration environments
  • Experience working with agile methodologies
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as on their own
  • Knowledge of working in a Financial Services background is an advantage
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another related field

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

 

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