Software Development Engineer in Test - Reference Data Software Development Engineer in Test - Reference  …

Millennium Management
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Millennium Management
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Software Development Engineer in Test - Reference Data
Software Development Engineer in Test - Reference Data

We are looking for a talented candidate with several years of experience in software development, automated testing, and Quality Assurance to join our QA team. This position will be at an individual contributor level as part of a collaborative, fast-paced team.

As a hands-on member of the QA team, you will work closely with developers to understand application features, create robust comprehensive test plans, and write and execute test cases. We look for well-rounded candidates with solid analytical skills, an enthusiasm for taking ownership of features, a strong commitment to quality, and the ability to work closely and communicate effectively.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Plan, develop, and execute regression, functional, load and other tests against core software products, primarily the Firm's security master and reference data management and distribution systems
  • Lead end-to-end testing initiatives throughout the entire SDLC from test planning, test design, test execution, and test reporting. This includes performance testing, stress testing, front end, back end testing, automation testing, includes functional, regression, black box, white box
  • Drive standardization and adoption of Test Automation Technologies to maintain consistency across the company that will allow us to scale as we grow
  • Be a strong quality advocate, collaborating closely with software engineers, designers, and product managers to release revolutionary products
  • Pair with software engineers to identify and prevent gaps with automation/regression coverage and even build frameworks
  • Build and improve automation testing frameworks and tools for API and web-based
  • Be part of transforming monolithic applications into more scalable and resilient distributed systems with high quality, using cloud technology
  • Take full ownership of and maintain a robust QA environment, including test databases and system deployments
  • Work closely with the global QA team to design and build integration tests
  • Work with developers on improving system testability and creating testing environment
  • Become a technical SME and mentor to individual contributors
  • Help set up and maintain the CI/CD environments and pipelines
  • Document test plans, procedures, and test cases

Qualifications/Skills Required
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience in quality assurance, system development, and automated testing within Financial Services Technology, reference data sector is a big plus
  • Knowledge of Equities, Fixed Income, Futures and Forex instruments and nomenclature, experience working on security master projects a plus
  • Knowledge of instrument reference data/security master, data vendors such as Bloomberg, Reuters is desirable
  • Strong technical skills including good working knowledge of SQL, Linux, and shell scripting
  • Proficient in Java, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Experience on stream-processing tool such as kafka is desirable
  • Experience with Continuous Testing and Continuous Delivery, familiarity with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, Octopus a plus)
  • Strong problem-solving skills, troubleshooting, and tracing root cause
  • Experience collaborating with programmers and business authorities to automate critical workflows for testing
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; Good sense of urgency, resourcefulness and independence
  • Be a self-starter, chase down blockers, and proactively finish projects in a timely manner
  • Collaborate closely with Development teams to understand technical and business
  • Integrate Development & Project Management Process with Testing
  • Define Quality Standards & Controls for All SDLC Stages
  • Proficient in Git, Bitbucket or Version control tool