Lead Test Engineer - Test Automation

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Susquehanna Pacific Pty Ltd
  • 27 Sep 16

Lead Test Engineer - Test Automation


Susquehanna International Group (SIG) has an opening for a Lead Test Engineer to join our technology team in the Sydney office. At SIG, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology with people who are passionate and like-minded.

As a member of our Testing team, you will work in a real time, high performance, high frequency, technology environment. You will leverage your development and testing skills to build test automation tools and processes for our highly distributed trading systems.

In this position, you will initially focus on automating testing of exchange connectivity and market data systems with the opportunity to grow into testing the entire trading platform.

Essential Functions:

  • Design and develop custom automation tools and testing processes for exchange connectivity and market data systems running on the Linux platform
  • Take a lead in building/enhancing an integration test environment and when needed, troubleshoot and resolve system problems
  • Learn in depth details of applications in order to identify and resolve obscure problems
  • Work closely with developers, traders and support staff, responding to questions about production systems
  • Engage in performance monitoring of the production environment in order to improve system performance
  • Assist with numerous automation tasks including testing, deployment, and process improvement

What we're looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field working in a Test Engineer in a software development organization is required
  • Must have 5+ years' experience designing and building automated test frameworks
  • Demonstrated proficiency in an object oriented development language (C++, Java, Python) and a high proficiency with the Linux OS is required
  • Experience in a scripting language such as python is preferred
  • Experience working with large data sets and understanding of network programming would be highly regarded
  • Understanding on distributed systems is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to: learn quickly, communicate clearly, and solve business and technical problems is required

SIG takes care of its employees. Perks of working with us include, but aren't limited to:
  • A casual dress code
  • A collaborative and collegial environment among employees; with a competitive spirit toward our market rivals
  • Daily lunch is provided as well as snacks throughout the day.

If you're interested in hearing more about this position, apply now for immediate consideration!