QA/Python developer - Trading

Company: QUANTEAM North America
Location: Walton, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 26.MAR.2021
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One of our clients, an International Corporate and Investment bank, is looking for a QA / Python developer to join their teams in New York. ...


One of our clients, an International Corporate and Investment bank, is looking for a QA / Python developer to join their teams in New York.

Join a team that is developing and maintaining exchange connectivity and high-performance front office systems. All developments are leveraging on a common framework developed in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

The candidate needs to be familiar with market structure across various asset classes. This includes knowledge of market regulation (FINRA, SEC, CFTC, SRO rules, etc) and market functional analysis.

You will be responsible for testing one of the client's trading platforms verifying core functionality, data accuracy, performance, and STP. Successful candidates must have excellent Quality Assurance experience in testing trading platforms in the Fixed Income markets. The role requires a strong ability to work independently and coordinate testing efforts with various groups including Development, Support, and Business.

Day to day responsibilities:

Write test scenarios and test scripts based upon Product specification documents and business user interactions as well as create test scenarios based on the understanding of systems in order to Integration testing, regression test, new functionality and stress/performance conditions

  • Build test repository and document all test cases
  • Create automated test cases where possible
  • Document test progress and incident tracking
  • Perform functional, integration, and performance testing of trading applications
  • Execute test cases and execution suites
  • Track issues found throughout QA lifecycle
  • Setup test environment and configuration files to perform integration testing


  • Python experience
  • Knowledge of Client/Server Electronic Trading applications
  • Knowledge of various QA testing tools and automation
  • Knowledge of FIX & Binary Connectivity
  • Knowledge of UNIX, LINUX, and Windows
  • Knowledge of trading and brokerage operations - front to back
  • Strong communication skills a must


  • Expertise as Quality Assurance Analyst or Business Analyst in Global Investment Bank.
  • Min 3 years' experience in banking industry
  • Knowledge of Market Structure across various asset classes (equities, derivatives, commodities, forex, and fixed income).
  • Skills in interfacing with business clients (front office, middle office) to comprehend and document business requirements and their priority as well as develop technical or user process solutions.
  • Skills in interfacing with teams of developers, solid familiarity with major SDLC approaches (accent on Agile methods family).
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects.

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