DEPARTMENT - Equities Technology
FUNCTIONAL TITLE - Equities Algo QA Developer
CORP TITLE - Contract
Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York with its European head office in London and staff in over 30 global cities, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, and wealth and asset management. Jefferies provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodities markets, and a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, merger and acquisition, restructuring and recapitalisation.
As part of the Global Equities Front Office technology team, an opportunity exists to build/extend an automated testing framework for Jefferies leading algorithm trading platform.
The role will cover the build/maintenance of the testing framework which will fulfil the MiFID II stress testing and volume testing requirements as well as the automation of system/regression testing.
The candidate will work closely with the Global Algo QA team to define requirements and manage the environment.
The ideal candidate should have a background in Agile Development Techniques, Unit/System Testing and Performance Testing. The candidate will require experience in cash equities trading; especially algorithmic trading including European market structure.
The candidate will require 5+ years’ experience implementing automated testing frameworks within a front office environment. The framework is built in Python, the candidate should have a background in C++ including templates and generics and exposure to mutli-threading programming.
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