Algo senior test analyst

Anna Christina Recruitment
London (East)
£85,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
There is an opportunity for a talented individual to join an algorithmic trading team as a technical quality assurance analyst.

Please note that excellent communication skills, experience dealing directly with the business regularly and algorithmic trading experience is essential for the role.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities are:

- Oversee the implementation and configuration of regular and robust automatic testing

- Ensure stress testing is conducted regularly in line with our obligations

- Write test cases for all the Algo releases, leveraging automation wherever possible

- Conduct unit & regression tests for regular releases

- Ensure integrated systems downstream from the Algo engine pass each release, where necessary

- Work to stretch our automated testing to systems outside of the Algo platform

- Research, and where agreed implement development or testing aids.

Person Specification

The following skills and experience are required for this role:

- The successful candidate must have a proven record testing trading systems with a strong QA mindset

- Experience and knowledge within Equities of algorithmic and electronic trading is essential

- Recent experience of designing and executing test cases for the full Equities Algorithmic trading life cycle

- A passion for testing, and ensuring a continued cycle of improvements

- Experience of navigating around UX servers and using a scripting language to achieve simple tasks

- Knowledge of FIX protocol is essential

- Have excellent communication skills – this is a front office role

- Demonstrate first rate attention to detail and adhere to policy & processes we implement

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