Quality Assurance Engineer

Research and Development · Cluj-Napoca, Cluj
Department Research and Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level


TORA is the leading provider of advanced investment management technologies for asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms and sell-side trading desks globally. We are a cloud-based front-to-back office technology provider delivering everything you need to run a trading and portfolio management desk.


Our award-winning suite of sophisticated trading products offers the industry’s most comprehensive institutional trading software including execution management, order management, risk control tools, pre-trade and post-trade TCA and portfolio management solutions.


Our team of software development experts build innovative technology that fits our client’s workflow requirements through a feature-rich, intuitive user interface. We pride ourselves on having a strong focus on client support, rapid implementations and industry-leading innovation.


Headquartered in San Francisco, TORA has over 250 employees across our offices in New York, Cluj-Napoca, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Jersey.


Tora Trading Services is looking to hire a Quality Assurance Engineer who is looking forward to developing a QA career in a highly professional environment and will be responsible for testing a Java-based client-server system. The system is designed for post-trading specific operations (e.g. cash settlement, reconciliation with 3rd parties). In this role, you will be responsible for both functional and non-functional testing, deploying new versions of the system, managing bugs.

You’ll be part of a company spread across continents (Europe, North America, Asia), which has its research and development centre located in Cluj-Napoca, so you can easily communicate with all your team members.

The ability to see problems where others don’t and to put out-of-the-box questions that your team members don’t think about are key components for success in this position.


  • Communicate with developers and requesters in order to properly test the tasks;
  • Review and clarify the requirements in order to create comprehensible testing documentation;
  • Conduct manual functional tests;
  • Prepare reports comprised of detailed defects descriptions;
  • Install test environments on Linux OS and Windows OS;
  • Participate proactively in team meetings to continuously improve the testing processes;
  • Troubleshoot and analyze the root cause of production issues.


Technical Skills:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a QA Engineer;
  • Linux OS and command line knowledge;
  • Knowledge of Database concepts;
  • Advanced level in written and spoken English.

Tester’s mindset:

  • Curiosity, professional pessimism, a critical eye and attention to detail;
  • A high degree of organizational skills – ability to gain the autonomy that you need in order to do your daily tasks;
  • Self-motivated, self-driven – you have to be able to deal with setbacks and continue to pursue goals despite obstacles;
  • Positive team player attitude – we truly believe that software development is a team sport;
  • Good interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively about defects, failures, test results, test progress, risks, and to build positive relationships with your colleagues.

ADVANTAGE – would be a plus:

  • Exposure to agile methodologies such as Scrum;
  • Basic scripting skills (eg. JavaScript, Python, Shell, Ruby, Bash, etc.);
  • Experience with automation testing tools;
  • Innovation and initiative skills, in order to improve the existing testing processes and the overall quality of our products;
  • Experience with Jira;
  • A good understanding of financial and trading concepts.
  • Experience with work in terminal/console.

Why would you join TORA:

  • You will have the chance to be part of a team that enjoys solving complex software development problems related to the world of electronic trading and cryptocurrencies;
  • You will be part of a product company that is investing long-term in the QA process, a company characterized by professionalism and collegiality, where you can have an impact through your drive and knowledge;
  • You will be involved in different types of testing (e.g. functional, regression, exploratory, acceptance, performance) due to the complexity of our products.

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  • Location
    Cluj-Napoca, Cluj
  • Department
    Research and Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience