Quantitative E-Trading Test Engineer (VP)

Ref: QETE-0807
£££ Excellent Package including Front Office Bonus
Tier-1 Investment Bank
Front Office Strat, e-Trading, Risks & Controls, Testing

This top-tier Investment Bank is a leading providers of Electronic Trading solutions with a risk framework to manage operational risk of electronic trading across the business, IT and production.  The group builds applications that deliver quantitatively led pricing and trading solutions for the Rates & Credit business.

They now seek an electronic trading Test Engineer to design, write, automate and execute testing of the risk and control framework that manages operational risk within the algorithmic trading stacks.


  • Design and implement automated tests for algorithmic trading applications that satisfy all functional and control requirements
  • Design and implement processes which enable complete automation of both test execution and evidence collection
  • Continued development, enhancement and support of testing standards for electronic trading systems and trading algorithm strategies
  • Architect well-designed, robust and reusable algorithmic components to facilitate agile prototyping, testing and back-testing of algorithmic trading strategies
  • Participate in the full development lifecycle of features as part of a cross functional engineering squad


  • Proven track record in delivering systems that operate in a front office environment
  • Experience of building test automation in an algo trading environment is highly desirable
  • Proven engineering capability, Java experience is preferred along with an ability to use scripting languages where appropriate
  • Understanding of modern test automation approaches (TDD, BDD etc) and how they fit into a continuous delivery model
  • Familiarity with KDB time series database is a bonus
  • Educated to at least Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, Maths, Stats, Engineering or Physics