QA Automation Engineer– London

 

The Role 

We are seeking an exceptionally talented individual to join an internal quantitative trading team at Schonfeld as a QA Automation Engineer. You will be responsible for developing and implementing automated test practices for the entirety of

the team’s code base. 

                                                                                                                                                                

What you’ll do 

The QA Automation Engineer will work with both technical and business stakeholders to understand present and future requirements and implement an automated testing framework. This will include assessing all functional and non-functional features of the applications, determining and solving for any existing interference with automated testability, creating and implementing an automated testing plan, and using Python (Pytest) to perform functional, regression and smoke testing. The ideal candidate will work with the team in creating tests in parallel to the development of features and enhancements.

 

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Commercial experience of quality assurance in financial services
  • Experience working with automation testing
  • Experience with testing of server and database layers
  • Expert Python development skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ownership experience and a track record of delivering results
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

 

We’d love if you had:

  • Experience using Pytest
  • Experience with equities trading
  • Exposure to KDB
  • Experience with testing front-end/GUIs
  • Experience testing FIX Protocol

 

Our culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions. In our agile environment, engineers are expected to self-organize and collaborate on the best way to solve problems, and they are collectively responsible for the entire team's delivery. Engineering teams are small and cross-functional, and value learning and knowledge sharing.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our D&I initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across quantitative, fundamental equity and tactical trading strategies. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the equity markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.

 

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