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Jefferies
à Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
Intérim, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 11 juil. 20
Competitive
Jefferies
à Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
Intérim, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 11 juil. 20
Competitive
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.

DEPARTMENT                 - Equities Technology

FUNCTIONAL TITLE         - Equities Algo QA Developer

CORP TITLE                    - Contract

 

 

 

Company

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.

 

 

Job Description:

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.

 

 

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Working with Global Algo development team and Algo QA team to implement the testing framework
  • Implement testing framework which covers MiFID II requirements
  • Creation of documentation

 

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Experience in Cash Equities Front Office trading including Algorithmic trading.
  • Experience with building/maintaining Python applications
  • Experience with C++ include templates and generics
  • Experience with testing frameworks, including Agile Development Techniques, Unit/System Testing and Performance Testing
  • Experience with implementing test frameworks, knowledge of CppUnit, Unit++.
  • Basic database query (SQL) experience
  • Experience with Unix or Linux
  • Knowledge / Experience of FIX protocol an advantage

 

Additional Skills:

  • Must be able to perform well under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
  • A natural problem solver with good diagnostics skills
  • A committed team player
  • Strong desire to learn and apply learnt knowledge / skills
  • Service-oriented

 

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