Automation QA 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, algos, 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.



POSITION SUMMARY  


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 trading specific operations (e.g., orders and executions management, compliance). In this role, you will be responsible for both functional and non-functional testing, ensuring the required use cases are met, managing bugs and defects.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Communicate with developers and product owners to gain functional, technical and business knowledge about our products;
  • Review and clarify the requirements in order to create comprehensible testing scenarios;
  • Create and maintain automated tests;
  • Prepare reports comprised of detailed defects descriptions;
  • Working with tools/ frameworks like: TestNG/ Git/ Jenkins;
  • Participate proactively in team meetings to continuously improve the testing processes;
  • Troubleshoot and analyze the root cause of production issues.


QUALIFICATIONS


Technical Skills:


  • At least 3 years of experience as a QA Engineer;
  • Basic programming skills (ideally Java);
  • Linux OS knowledge;
  • Advanced level in written and spoken English.


Educational background:


  • Academic degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics or related disciplines.


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. Shell, Bash, Python, etc.);
  • Knowledge of Database concepts;
  • Innovation and initiative skills, in order to improve the existing testing processes and the overall quality of our products;
  • Experience working with client-server applications or Linux would be an advantage;
  • A good understanding of financial and trading concepts.


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
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level