Software Tester, Middle Office Technology Liquidnet Holdings
Software Tester, Middle Office Technology
Do you love exploring software to find out its strengths and weaknesses? Do you thrive on creating clever automated test tools to enable you to explore a product more effectively than you could just using your manual skills alone? Do you want to work on a small, award winning team with a short release cycle and direct access to its customers? If you love technology and are comfortable working in a self-directed environment at a company that doesn't care if you wear jeans to work then Liquidnet might be the place for you.
Financial trading systems seemingly grow more sophisticated by the day. In the Middle Office Technology team, we work with the front office trading system team and with our internal support staff to build best-in-class systems for clearing and settling trades. All of our software is built on top of Liquidnet?s modern technical infrastructure and makes heavy use of open source projects. We will invest in your education through internal training and provide a budget for you to attend conferences. You will have an opportunity to participate in enterprise-wide initiatives that improve the software engineering profession at Liquidnet and beyond.
In this position you will be responsible for manual and automated testing of critical regulatory elements of our trading systems. You will work with highly skilled and motivated technologists who are encouraged to think for themselves and to try new and innovative solutions to problems. You will get an insider perspective on Wall Street by working for a small firm with a unique value proposition and dedicated customer base.
Executing creative, powerful context-driven tests to explore software under development.
Developing automated tools to support your testing efforts.
Communicating actionable information to stakeholders about the software under test clearly.
Working with customers, developers, and business analysts to continuously improve the product, your tests, and the software development process.
Experience writing automated test cases.
Experience writing SQL to validate databases.
Knowledge of configuration and use of Linux-based servers.
Knowledge of scripting languages preferably Python.
Demonstrated experience jumping in to a project and testing with very light documentation.
Demonstrated experience thinking outside the box and rapidly adjusting to changing circumstances.
Passion for exploring new test techniques, technologies, and approaches.
Experience testing Python and database applications.
Experience with Scrum or Agile development.
Development of production-quality software using Python or other languages.
Knowledge of the equities business, especially Regulatory elements.
Experience with exploratory testing and context-driven testing.
Familiarity with current topics being discussed in testing or development blogs, magazines, literature, and conferences and participation in the overall software development community.
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