Lead QA Engineer

Low Latency Lead QA Engineer

  • New York, NY
  • $125,000 - $165,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Stephen Maroda
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A bit about us:

We are a leading global exchange working with cutting-edge technology and addressing complex business challenges. We offer an excellent work life balance.

Why join us?

This role offers work from home flexibility of up to 2 days per week.
Excellent Compensation and bonus plans
Employee Stock Purchase Program
PTO and Parental leave
Subsidized daycare
Dependent savings accounts
Charitable match

Job Details

The Lead QA Engineer position plays a key role in testing and delivering trading, listing, compliance and surveillance applications, while supporting all stages of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC). The successful candidate will be able to multitask in a dynamic team-based environment, while demonstrating strong problem-solving, extensive technical skills, decision-making abilities and the highest level of professionalism. The candidate is also expected to have a strong programming etiquette and excellent business knowledge/experience.


Develop solutions to do session level, functional, technical, failover and performance testing across the entire stack – application, hardware, firmware, OS and network.
Review code base and make recommendations for testing scenarios; analyze changes introduced and assess the technical testing required.
Work with cross-functional teams to build scenarios in requirements, design and coding phases.
Perform analysis of data from QA and production to build testing tools and scenarios.
Maintain testing and analysis tools; identify any negative changes to both QA and production environments and work with teams to resolve those concerns.
Take the initiative to improve efficiencies across systems/projects.
Support operations, including executing process validations, methodology and audits.
Knowledge and Experience

Minimum qualifications: The applicant is expected to have the following skills and experience on appointment

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
7 or more years of experience as a Quality Engineer, working on low latency client/server applications. Very strong Analytical and Test Case Writing Skills
5+ years of relevant experience including software design, development, testing and deployment.
Must have 4+ years of Linux/Unix experience. Red Hat is preferred.
Intermediate to advanced programming/scripting knowledge in C++, Python, Perl.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Ability to work in a highly demanding and fast-paced environment.
Ability to multitask and work independently on multiple projects.
Ability to differentiate between a critical business impacting incident and a minor problem, and resolve/escalate accordingly.
Preferred qualifications:

Experience with trading and financial applications is a plus.
Knowledge of FIX protocol is a plus.
Experience with supporting production changes, UAT testing and debugging prod issues.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
New York, NY
Job Type
$125,000 - $165,000