Software Engineer in Test II

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • 18 Nov 18

Software Engineer in Test II

CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group ( is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

The Software Engineer in Test II (SET II) makes applications more testable by developing software to support testing efforts. SET II has good development skills; & is able to interface efficiently w/ all of the support groups, other QA groups, & dev groups in working independently with some oversight. Employee must be comfortable working as part of an Agile team. S/he must exhibit quick learning capabilities in picking up & mastering new concepts- business, technical & process oriented.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Participates in design discussions helping to create or assist in creating assigned functional tests and test automation
  • Considers the importance of industry standards/best practices while working (little exposure)
  • Procure or create test data required for testing
  • Set up the required test beds (hardware, software and network)
  • Test software releases by executing assigned tests (manual and/ or automated)
  • Update test automation based on the updated test cases and , (If applicable) support the team with testing tasks as required
  • Applies basic tools knowledge to maintain designs to reflect modifications
  • Assist in generation of test cases based on requirements and other documents
  • Assists in developing unit tests with minimal guidance
  • Exhibits elementary knowledge of database SQL & Java, including basic database modeling and tuning
  • Exhibits elementary language knowledge proficiency; writes application modules and unit tests with guidance
  • Helps. Participates in code reviews and helps with environment build deployments; Corrects identified defects and issues and finds own bugs
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to re-engineer data models and flows
  • Supports QA,/Certification, and Production environments

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 1- 2 years of software development or QA experience required
  • 1-2 years Java experience nice to have
  • 1-2 years' experience QA and/or development in a big data environment
  • Proficient in SQL knowledge
  • SDLC knowledge and comfort working in a process-oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Great interest and ability to work in a collegial and teamwork oriented environment
  • ETL experience is required, use of Informatica or UC4 a plus
  • Experience with distributed processing frameworks (Hadoop, tools such as Hive or Pig) a plus
  • Experience with cloud-based technologies such as AWS, EC2, EMR, S3 a plus

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