QA Engineer

  • Vela
  • Belfast, UK
  • May 18, 2019
Full-time Backend developer

Job Description

Within your team you will contribute to product delivery and end to end test development, building your product expertise.

The role will involve interaction with multiple stakeholders spanning Software Development, Testing and Client Support teams.

Key Accountabilities

- Contribute to the test lifecycle including design, implementation, testing and release

- Proactively manage own tasks and projects to agreed deadlines

- Adopt and provide feedback on best practices across test teams in conjunction with Senior Engineers. For example, test automation, tool usage, test case design and management

- Collaborate with team members to identify innovative ways to improve practices and procedures

- Strong client focus, with an emphasis on quality and stability in line with service level agreements

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required


- Experience in the test lifecycle from design, implementation, through test planning, execution and automation

- Scripting experience, preferably python

- Understands the test implications of code changes and feature enhancements

- Capable of concisely communicating test designs to a client-facing standard

- Experience in adopting and providing feedback on new processes/technologies within teams

- Ability to collaborate with stakeholders across engineering and client teams in a fast-paced environment

- Contribute to technical aspects of test planning, delivery and risk management

- Effective communication, interpersonal and organisational skills


- Degree (Min 2.1) in Computer Science, Software or Electronic Engineering or other related discipline; or a proven track record of practical software development experience in a similar environment

- Capital Markets and/or Financial Services knowledge (Trading, Market Data, FIX / FASTFIX protocols)

- Knowledge of Continuous Integration / Test Driven Development and Test Coverage Analysis

- Experience with testing multi-threaded applications

- Hardware and/or Software performance profiling

- Testing on a UNIX platform (Linux or Solaris)

- ISTQB Qualifications or similar