Job Description :
MUST HAVE skills:
Excellent Communication - as this resource must be comfortable working in 1 week agile sprints.

Self-driven technical background is important along with hands-on-experience. NOT SEEKING: Test Leads or Scrum Masters. Resumes with "contributed to or involved in" are not the skills we are looking for; the team is looking for doers.

Additional job details:
The SDET will be responsible for developing and executing comprehensive suites of automation test plans and test cases, maintaining and adding to existing automation framework, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features, and development of toolsets to augment QA and Development testing. The SDET will work closely with Software Engineers in a Scrum team to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.
This is a hands-on, full development lifecycle role which provides an opportunity to solve complex business, data and technical challenges. As a key contributor throughout the entire development cycle, you will be required to think outside the box and bring cutting edge technology in-house.

Core Attributes:
High achiever who combines ambition with humility and is happy to let their performance do the talking.
Demonstrable passion for technology (e.g. personal projects, open-source involvement) while using their problem solving capabilities to deliver solutions utilizing a top end engineering approach
Craftsman-like approach to building software; takes pride in engineering excellence and instils these values in others
Focused on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to improve process
A proponent of strong collaborative software engineering techniques and methods: agile development, continuous integration, code review or pairing, unit testing, refactoring and related approaches
Qualifications:
Experience working within a Scrum team and solid understanding Agile principles.
Understanding of ATDD, TDD, and test automation
Experience with automation tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, Protractor (must have), Git, Sonar, Fortify, HP ALM, Rally. or SpecFlow.
Solid database querying knowledge. Preference for MS SQL Server, Oracle a plus
Solid knowledge Java development with API and RESTful services testing • Familiarity with a variety of programming styles (e.g. OO, functional) and in-depth knowledge of design patterns
Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with quantitative researchers, traders and senior business people alike
Confident communicator; able to argue a point concisely and deal positively with conflicting views.
Enthusiasm for learning & results oriented.
Strong preference for:
A solid understanding of financial markets and instruments (not required)
Education
Strong academic record and a degree with high mathematical and computing content e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics from a leading university.
Additional Information:
Rest Services-familiar with RESTful API-required -Hands-on with backend testing-required -Hands-on with Protractor, and Selenium-required -Hands-on with micro-services and API testing This role is not for QA analysts, or automation engineers. We need a hand on, SDET. This role will require the candidate to be able to hit ground running on 1 week sprints.