Software Development Engineer in Test in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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Job Description

A financial services firm is currently seeking a Software Development Engineer in Test to join their team in New York, New York.


  • Own/Lead all aspects of testing for assigned project
  • Perform Scrum Master duties for team
  • Design comprehensive test plans and cases that cover functional and technical specifications, integration, compatibility, and performance
  • Review/Implement software designs and API to facilitate testing
  • Design and develop robust, reusable and easily maintainable automation framework for C++, Java and Web based applications using best industry standards
  • Develop automation that adheres to industry standards for code design, version control and documentation
  • Provide automation development guidance to other test developers
  • Set up test environments and ensure that specified test sets are correctly executing on the proper code branches
  • Assist other team members with maintaining and troubleshooting automation scripts
  • Perform regular code reviews to verify automation code quality
  • Perform manual functional, exploratory and negative testing, documenting test scripts and automating for regression
  • Ensure that test reports provide information needed to quickly assess overall results and efficiently investigate failures; document defects with steps to reproduce
  • Understand testing objectives and priorities and work with other team members to resolve problems in a timely and efficient manner
  • Identify and implement process improvements


  • Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • 8+ years of experience with automated testing with proven deliveries
  • Scrum Master experience; certification preferred
  • Strong development skills using a major programming language such as C++ or Java; expertise with test automation development
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, XML, and FIX
  • Ability to lead multiple resources working on one or more projects
  • Knowledge of SDLC and STLC
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in written and spoken English
  • Experience testing foreign exchange, financial trading or risk management systems preferred
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