Software Developer in Test

  • Job Reference: 396679894-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Allegis Global Solutions Limited (AGS)
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £600 Per Day
  • Role: Data, Frontend, Gaming, Go, Java, Mobile, Other, PHP, Project Management, Python, R, Ruby, SAP, Scala, Testing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 6-months initial

Job Description

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Successful candidates are expected to:

  • Design and execute high-quality test cases based on accurate business requirements analysis.
  • Maintain a testing structure to facilitate future additions/amendments and ongoing execution.
  • Champion and implement testing automation at every opportunity using best of breed software tools for both Server Side and client-side components.
  • Demonstrate effective and accurate test scheduling skills in line with other project deliverables.
  • Ensure that testing cycles can be understood by a wide audience, not just by testers.
  • Troubleshoot QA environments, diagnosing and resolving issues prior to, and during, formal testing.
  • Perform root cause analysis of issues to assist in determining the source of problems.
  • Utilise Jira to effectively categorise and track issues raised during the testing cycle.
  • Undertake strategic test planning & develop a strategic testing approach for each service in support of the FM eCommerce strategy.
  • Identify and analyse strategic testing opportunities and initiatives on a global basis.

Mandatory Qualifications & Skills

Successful candidates must:

  • Be SMEs on the testing of eCommerce offerings with proven experience on large scale FX projects.
  • Have practical experience in automating the testing of REST APIs programmatically, specifically streaming flows using Server Sent Events (SSE).
  • Have extensive experience working within the investment or wholesale banking industries.
  • Possess an excellent understanding of FX Pricing and trading.
  • Demonstrate experience in System Integration Testing with Trade Processing systems to support STP processes.
  • Have a strong track record in automating testing using Python
  • Fully understand the FIX API, insofar as it pertains to FX platforms, including Market Data (ESP), Quote (RFQ), Orders, Post-trade, etc
  • Have proven and extensive experience in using KDB to both test data feeds and query data
  • An understanding of Risk Management.