• Quality Assurance Automation - Algos

    Location US-NY-New York
    Date posted 3 weeks ago(10/23/2018 3:45 PM)
    Category
    Developers & technologists
    Position type
    Contractor
  • OVERVIEW:

    ITG is looking for a fast-paced, meticulous QA Automation analyst to join our Quality Assurance team! 

     

    This individual will be responsible for manual testing and creating automated testing solutions/scripts for our Algorithmic trading applications. The qualified candidate should be flexible, able to multitask in a fast-paced team environment where time to market is key. The qualified candidate should also be independent, quick learner and effective communicator as this role requires working with various teams.

    WE'LL TRUST YOU TO:

    • Develop detailed test plans, execute these tests per plan and analyze and report the test results
    • Design and create automated test frameworks and test scripts using a scripting or development language
    • Maintain and extend automation frameworks ensuring they are kept up to date for maximum test coverage
    • Assist developers in quickly investigating problems reported in UAT and production systems, and in reproducing the scenarios
    • Provide feedback on both technical and business issues to Product Management and Software Engineers
    • Contribute to the integrity of the test plans, test cases, test data, and test environments
    • Upgrade and maintain updated unit testing and integration testing environments
    • Open issue/defect reports and record problems in defect tracking software
    • Be a team player and effective communicator with various teams. Be a quick learner and contributor

    WHAT YOU BRING WITH YOU:

    • Proven knowledge of quality assurance and software testing methodologies
    • Proven knowledge of server and backend testing
    • Experience working in a Windows, UNIX, LINUX environments
    • Experience with scripting languages such as, Perl, Python, PowerShell, Lua, etc
    • Experience in writing automation frameworks
    • Previous experience diagnosing and resolving complex test environment configuration issues
    • Strong written and verbal communication - must be able to clearly describe and discuss problems
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a part of both large and small teams in a fast paced, team oriented environment
    • Experience with source control tools – preferred
    • Experience with Agile methodologies – preferred
    • Knowledge of Equity markets – preferred

    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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