Software Test Engineer
Location:Philadelphia Area


The Order Routing, Quoting and Trade Reporting team is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining our high-performance order routing, trade and back-office reporting systems for equities, options, and futures.


As the primary tester for the TORQ team, you will be responsible for defining, documenting, and executing test plans; operating and supporting tested systems; and collaborating with technology teams across the organization. You will provide quality assurance for C++/Linux software components and applications for highly distributed, business critical systems and external exchanges.


In this role, you will:

  • Be involved with test planning, documentation, and test case development
  • Provide specialized testing, including functional performance, volume, and stress testing
  • Manage and maintain the test environments
  • Document processes for the initiation and acceptance of User Acceptance Testing strategy and plans
  • Confirm and document defects and communicate with the developers for fixes
  • Report on test results and status in a timely manner
  • Design and maintain test templates for test plans and test cases
  • Develop and refine test processes, methodologies, disciplines, and performance measurements
  • Build out Regression Tests
  • Promote test principles and disciplines within the business and technology

What we're looking for
  • At least two years’ experience of full- time, hands-on application software testing
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline or equivalent
  • Rapid software testing, exploratory testing, system testing, production verification testing, customer certification testing, performance testing
  • Bash, Python scripting experience
  • Ability to learn quickly, communicate clearly, find and report bugs efficiently, and solve business and technical problems
  • Strong communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills

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