Software Development Engineer in Test / SDET


About Elwood

We have built a digital asset trading infrastructure for institutional investors. Our seamless end-to-end platform connects to global crypto exchanges, custodians, and liquidity providers, via an Application Programming Interface (API) and a web-based application.

Built by industry experts with decades of combined experience in investment management and digital technology. Elwood provides market infrastructure at scale, enabling financial institutions, neobanks, and corporations to access digital asset markets quickly and efficiently.

Job Description

Elwood is seeking to appoint a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join our Engineering team based in London where you will contribute to providing testing solutions for Elwood’s OEMS and PMS platform.  The role is primarily based out of the London office and will require working closely with the Engineering, Global Delivery, Product and Sales Teams. The individual will need to be flexible in their approach and able to react quickly to changing business needs. 

  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure timely and high-quality delivery of new products and features
  • Directly contribute to the development of automated unit, regression and performance tests
  • Implement an automated test structure in the CI/CD pipeline
  • Develop and execute effective test strategies and analyse results
  • Document testing phases and defects
  • Report bugs and issues to development teams and manage defects through to successful resolution
  • Contribute to the success of the broader client release management process
  • Collaborate closely with other key stakeholders, including Product and Engineering
  • Proactively create and drive impactful changes across support workflows, policies, and tools
  • Expertise in creating customer support documentation for Elwood customers

Qualifications / Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge and background in financial trading systems and software
  • Proven experience as a hands on SDET/Software Engineer with a strong focus on testing
  • Hands on experience of structured programming languages (C#/Java/Golang)
  • Experience with CI/CD and integrating automated testing (ideally within a cloud environment)
  • Good knowledge of databases - querying and producing test data (SQL/Redis)
  • Familiarity with containerisation (Docker)
  • Automation of API testing
  • Good understanding of full system development lifecycle
  • Able to create new processes and streamline current practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Crypto (desirable)
  • Desirable knowledge of tech stacks: JS/TS React, Golang, PostgreSQL, Cloud (Google Cloud) infrastructure, Docker, Terraform

Why Elwood? 

  • Join one of the fastest growing FinTech companies and help shape the future of finance
  • A startup with deep financial backing and a strong market presence
  • Our platform is enabling institutional access to the most exciting growth opportunity in Finance
  • Work with a modern technology stack and help solve high impact problems
  • Strong client focused team with a diverse background
  • We’re a Global company and have offices in New York, Singapore & Geneva
  • Competitive compensation package
  • A hybrid mode of working in office and working from home

Equal Opportunities

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