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Quality Assurance Engineer

Chicago, IL | Direct Hire

Post Date: 01/05/2017 Job ID: 19213 Industry: QA / Test

Title: Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL 60605
Responsibilities:
  • Work on the QA team to test end-to-end software solutions for trading futures and derivative products on multiple exchanges.
  • Testing assignments will be focused on our front office trading applications including market making applications, equity, future and derivative product order taking and/or hedging systems, exchange routing systems, and various front office tools.
  • Contributes to test planning
  • Writes test cases, executes tests, and writes defects
  • Reports daily status to QA team and larger project team
  • Certifies software has met minimum set of expected requirements
  • Participates in production release handoff meetings
  • Assists with supporting and troubleshooting issues in test environments
  • May be called upon to support production in issue triage or issue recreation
  • Expected to leverage automated test tools in daily test work, collaborating with QA Automation Engineers to continually improve and grow test automation. 
  • Receives instruction/directives on day to day work
  • Reports to a QA Specialist
  Qualifications:
  • 5 years of QA/testing experience
  • Prior experience working in the trading industry with market access applications
  • Experience with Linux
  • Comfortable in reading and modifying test scripts written in Python desired
  • Exposure to SQL or other database query language desired
  • Exposure to the FIX communication protocol desired
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Clear and open communication and collaboration skills across trading, development and support organizations
  • Self-motivated and ability to work individually or in a group
  • Able to quickly learn, retain and apply information to their day-to-day work
  • Willingness to design and execute both manual and automated tests
  • BS or BA degree in computer science or related field preferred

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