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Software Tester Python Linux SQL - Trading

Job Title: Software Tester Python Linux SQL - Trading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15349/D/KS/060820_1596702999
Contact Name: Testing Team
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Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Software Tester / QA Engineer (Test Automation Python Linux SQL). Massively profitable algorithmic trading firm is seeking a Software Tester with strong Python coding skills. Joining a highly driven, Agile development team that cares about code quality, you'll be responsible for building and maintaining the proprietary automated testing framework to test high-performance, scalable, data-driven Internet applications with browser based interfaces.

Responsibilities as a Software Tester will include the design and development of automated test cases as part of the project delivery lifecycle. You'll be working closely with development, business and trade desk teams to support and co-ordinate any testing requirements, highlight potential risks and extend the automated test framework and will play a key role in the creation of a new FX exchange.

You'll be based in fantastic riverside offices with superb views of the City in an informal "non-corporate" and collaborative working environment (casual dress code, fairly flat structure). Superb opportunity to join a technology driven trading firm and be rewarded for your input.

Driven by technology the company can offer a remote / onboarding process and work from home during the current social distancing measures with the expectation to be office based going forward.

*Strong QA testing skills with experience of creating and implementing automated test cases and test frameworks from scratch
*Strong Python coding skills
*Good knowledge of Linux OS, able to perform basic sys admin
*Good knowledge of SQL, ideally PostgreSQL
*Experience of testing real-time systems (ideally financial but could be other e.g. telecoms)
*Familiar with CI/CD, Jenkins, source control systems such as SVN, git and bug tracking tools such as JIRA
*Collaborative team member with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Degree educated, Computer Science / Engineering preferred
*Desirable: Python nose testing

As a Software Tester / QA Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £75k) plus bonus and benefits package.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Software Tester / QA Engineer (QA Test Automation Python Linux SQL) opportunity.