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Software Test Engineer
Trading TechnologiesChicago, IL30+ days ago
Position Summary.

We are currently seeking a self-motivated, creative and talented Test Engineer who will thrive on exposing issues and improving the quality of our state of the art trading applications. Test Engineers are constantly challenged to understand complex trading strategies, uncover software issues in our trading platform through testing and to provide feedback that can help enhance our end user experience. The role will primarily focus on supporting the automated trading tools that our product offers.

Job Responsibilities.

  • Design, develop and execute test plans and test cases based on software requirements and technical design specs

  • Assist in reproducing, investigating and debugging software issues in coordination with the Development team

  • Recommend product improvements, usability enhancements or corrections in coordination with Product Management team

  • Collaborate with a team of testers to constantly improve and enhance each other’s skill sets and arsenal of test tools

  • Update existing automated test scripts to add new features and coverage and to fix automation issues

  • Manually test new features thoroughly before automation is developed

  • Responsible for testing product releases via a combination of system-level automated and manual tests

Job Qualifications.

  • At least 2 years experience with Python is required

  • Knowledge of the financial industry and trading systems is required. Ideally we are looking for someone who is well-versed in complex trading functionality and strategies including Algorithmic trading.

  • 3-5 years’ experience with scripting automation tests

  • Strong analytical skills and commitment to continuous testing improvement

  • Must understand the testing and development life cycle methodologies

What we bring to the table.

  • Competitive benefits, including: medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k) and pre-tax transit/parking

  • Flexible work schedules – with some remote work

  • 22 PTO (paid time off) days per year with the ability to roll over days into the following year, robust paid holiday schedule with early dismissal, generous parental leave (for all genders and staff, including adoptive parents) and backup child care as well as tutoring services

  • Tech resources, including, a “rent-to-own” program where employees are eligible for a company-provided Mac/PC laptop and/or mobile phone of your choice; and a tech accessories budget for monitors, headphones, keyboards, office equipment, etc.

  • Stipend and subsidy contributions toward personally-owned cell phones and laptops, gym memberships and health/wellness initiatives (including discounted healthcare premiums, healthy meal delivery programs or smoking cessation)

  • Casual dress code and inspiring, motivating office environment

  • Forward-thinking, culture-based organization with collaborative teams that promote diversity and inclusion through efforts such as TT Women in Tech and a committee dedicated to making TT a great place to work for everyone

  • Office is conveniently located above Union Station and close to various public transportation

Company Overview.

Trading Technologies (TT) creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT® trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for real-time trade surveillance.


Trading Technologies (TT) is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment has been, and continues to be a required practice at the Company. Trading Technologies’ practice of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train, promote and base all employment decisions on ability, rather than race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender orientation, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. Additionally, TT participates in the E-Verify Program for US offices.
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