Pico fuels the global capital markets community by providing exceptional market data services and customized managed infrastructure solutions.  As financial industry experts at the center of markets and technology, we help our clients efficiently scale their business and quickly access markets. From infrastructure to connectivity, we support our clients through the full trading lifecycle.  We are a global company headquartered in New York, with offices in Chicago, London, Singapore and Tokyo.


PICO  is expanding its test engineering team which is responsible for ensuring the quality of its high performance, real-time analytics products, utilizing the latest software and hardware technologies. This team delivers innovative, automated testing solutions to verify the accuracy, performance, functionality, stress, resilience and use case validation of the company’s products. 

Working from our Dublin office you will be working in a team that are passionate about quality. Working in our agile team you will be responsible for designing comprehensive functional testing and system testing strategies along with playing a key role in automating developed tests, using in-house automation test framework, to ensure our industry leading product is high quality.  

Role Description 

The successful applicant will have 5+ years of test engineering experience, preferably dealing with enterprise products based on Linux, working with high performance server-based platforms and have a good working knowledge of network technologies and scripting languages. Working experience in setting up network lab environments is an added advantage.  


Third Level Degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or similar. 


  • Ensuring the quality of industry leading financial and enterprise core product features 
  • Working within an agile software development lifecycle to test new product features 
  • Designing functional and system test strategies using QA best practice 
  • Using scripting and programing skills to automate tests using python, shell scripting etc. 

Required Skills 

  • Good working knowledge of IP networking protocols and systems 
  • A working knowledge of Linux OS along with experience in working with server platforms 
  • Experience in working and configuring network devices such as switches, aggregation taps and setting up lab test cells (hardware) 
  • Detailed understanding of testing methodologies, with experience of system testing such as performance 
  • Strong Linux (bash) and Python or similar scripting skills 
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member 
  • Excellent verbal and written English-language communication skills 
  • Ability to take ownership of features and deliver them with high quality 

 Desirable Skills 

  • Working experience in timestamp reference technologies such as GPS, PPS and PTP 
  • Experience working in an Agile environment 


Working Arrangements 

This is a hybrid position with weekly time in the office with the flexibility of working from home. Though travel may be required from time to time, it is not expected to be regular or frequent. The role holder will be expected to work whatever hours are necessary for the performance of this role (recognizing that it involves multiple jurisdictions/geographies including but not limited to EMEA, USA and APAC). 



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