Quality Assurance & Automation - Algo (12 month FTC)

UK-London
2 weeks ago
Category
Developers & technologists
Position type
Contractor

OVERVIEW:

ITG is looking for an intellectual and enthusiastic individual to join as Quality Assurance and Automation engineer within our Algorithmic Trading team.

 

Here at ITG, technology is our middle name. Literally. With nearly half of our staff working in technology roles, our technologists empower our business to provide best-in-class service to our clients around the world. From conceptualizing ideas to bringing them to market, ITG engineers work alongside our business units to build technology for institutional traders that enables them to improve returns for investors.

WE'LL TRUST YOU TO:

  • Work as an integral part of the Algorithmic development team
  • Perform manual testing for the Algorithmic trading product
  • Design and Implement new Automation tests, maintain existing ones
  • Writing Documentation and test plans
  • Work in an agile environment
  • Be open minded to multiple solutions and have the ability to make decisions
  • Provide second line of support

WHAT YOU BRING WITH YOU:

  • At least 1 year of Automation experience, building framework an advantage
  • At least 3 years of Manual testing experience, at least 1 year of financial industry experience preferred
  • Good knowledge of at least one scripting language / programing language
  • University degree in computer science
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Powershell / Lua experience is advantageous

YOU'RE JUST RIGHT FOR ITG IF YOU WANT:

  • Exposure to different technologies, such as C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months
  • A smaller team environment with 3-8 developers
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
  • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
  • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
  • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between 

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