QA Engineer

QA Engineer

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / New York City, New York, USA  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 


Job Description

Our client is reshaping capital markets infrastructure for alternatives and private securities. If you want to pave the way for investors to participate in new asset classes and thrive on problem-solving at scale, this is the right role for you.

They are a team of seasoned capital markets professionals and entrepreneurs on a mission to give regular investors the opportunity to access non-traditional assets that insiders have.

We are looking for a self-motivated, technically savvy QA Engineer to join our growing development team. As an advocate and driver of quality, the successful candidate will educate and motivate the organization in continuously improving practices while manually testing new functionality and providing automated test coverage.

The ideal candidate will have a proven record in ensuring quality in an Agile/Kanban team, delivering value on a sustainable cadence, as well as defining and creating testing methodologies and monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of the testing against a set of key indicators.

You will:

•Be part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on delivering world-class industrial-strength software.
•Coordinate and help conduct the quality and testing effort with other test engineers, system developers, project managers and other stakeholders to ensure high-quality releases
•Assist Engineering and Product in the planning, scheduling, and execution of tasks
•Promote architecting for testability within the development process
•Proactively recommend process and tool improvements
•Work with software engineers to define and implement QA and unit test plans, including dependency analysis, code coverage, and use cases
•Build test harnesses, test suites, test scenarios, and metrics collection mechanisms
•Improve software quality through testing and advocacy, with a constant focus on the customer experience
•Using strong interpersonal and communication skills, share best practices with the Development Team and potentially larger audiences
•Cultivate expertise in relevant aspects of target business domains and apply that knowledge to maximize technology value
•Incorporate test automation mechanisms into continuous-integration pipelines
•Perform component, system, integration, acceptance, and smoke testing of new functionality
•Work with developers to reproduce, locate, and identify bugs
•Analyze test results and prepare load, performance, and envelope projections
•Assessing the product specifications and comparing with customer requirements
•Help maintain test environments
•Keep management abreast of risks and quality issues and how they will impact the business
•Ensuring that system load and capacity testing are correctly carried out
•Assist Development and Customer Support in reproducing Client report issues


Must Have Skills:

•4+ years QA experience with electronic trading solutions and/or financial services industry
•B.S. or B.A. degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
•Experience testing and troubleshooting high transactional distributed systems
•Understanding of multithreading and concurrency implications for test scenarios and test harnesses
•Familiarity with WebSockets and/or message oriented middleware
•Familiarity with serialization techniques like JSON, binary, or protobufs
•Familiarity with BDD and automated acceptance testing tools (like Cucumber, SpecFlow)
•Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (Python preferred) for automated API testing
•Excellent problem-solving skills, including isolating bugs in complex code
•Detail-oriented and deadline-driven – must have constant attention to detail
•Ability to think independently and take initiative to make the project succeed
•Passionate about technology and problem-solving
•Desire to learn about complex financial business domains
•Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
•Tech stack: Azure Cloud Services, Kubernetes, Docker, SQL, Python, Behave, Cucumber, JavaScript, Typescript, Postman/Newman CLI, Datadog, JIRA, Zephyr, TestRail


Nice to Have Skills:

•Competency in C# for developing performance test harnesses and developing embedded test bridging is preferred
•Creating test scripts with Javascript
•Domain knowledge in broker-dealer business and willingness to analyze regulations and rules
•Experience developing and designing test automation frameworks


Special Perks:

• Fully Remote 
• Competitive package
• Including stock options
• Full medical/dental/vision
• 401(K)
• Unlimited PTO policy  


Details:

Starting: ASAP







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