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Software Engineer in Test

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Chicago, IL
$125,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 02, 2019
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Job Description

The Software Engineer in Test (SET) would serve as an independent testing entity. From a process perspective, this person will not only build and operate automated and efficient software testing scripts that will enable the SET to serve as a gate keeper for all systems environments. By regulating, synchronizing, and publishing the specific states of each systems environment, the SET will thoughtfully order changes in a way that will minimize risk while carefully managing test environments in order to greatly lower overall spend on cloud services. The core outputs of this role are speed, organization, efficiency, risk management and cost reduction.

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop automated tests for existing features alongside engineers
  • Work closely with developers and build testing for new features during development
  • Design and build tools and infrastructure to help our engineering teams measure and improve the quality in our product development pipeline
  • Build code coverage, code quality, and static analysis tools to detect problems early
  • Help us accelerate our CI/CD pipeline and define the quality criteria in each phase
  • Work closely with product and engineering teams to establish the technical vision for test frameworks and automation
  • Actively participate in design reviews and speak for testability and reliability

Role Requirements

  • Candidates must have a minimum of five to seven years of progressive experience in a QA engineering role with a focus in financial systems preferably centered around trading and exchange transaction processing technology utilizing agile development
  • Core development languages used include but are not limited to C++ and JavaScript
  • Experience managing cloud resources
  • Experience with Selenium, Cypress, Jest, Mocha, or similar testing frameworks
  • Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
  • Work in Chicago
  • Entrepreneurial and independent