Software Engineer in Test (Equities) Software Engineer in Test (Equities) …

Morgan McKinley Singapore
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Sep 19
Morgan McKinley Singapore
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Sep 19
Morgan McKinley Singapore
Our client, a global asset management firm, is seeking a software engineer with proven abilities in quality assurance and test automation. The candidate should also have prior experience working in a trading environment.


  • Plan, develop, and execute tests against algorithmic trading and order management systems
  • Write automated test cases using existing frameworks and harnesses
  • Work with developers on improving system testability and creating continuous testing environment
  • Implement solutions for regression, interoperability, stress, and latency testing
  • Work with the development team to create and document, and test procedures and tests
  • Set up & maintain a variety of testing environments
  • Implement & perform change management procedures following company standards

Qualifications Required

  • 7+ years of experience in quality assurance or system development, and automated testing within financial services technology
  • Strong Knowledge of programming and scripting languages, with strong proficiency with Java, SQL and Unix
  • Experience with version control tools such as Git are required
  • Experience with electronic trading systems and solid knowledge of FIX protocol
  • Experience with messaging infrastructure (such as Tibco RV or Solace)
  • Working knowledge of financial instruments and financial markets microstructure
  • Proven track record of developing and using automation test frameworks and harnesses, experience with testing automation tools (fluent style unit test framework is a big plus)
  • Excellent analytical, documentation, and communication skills
  • Detail oriented; demonstrates thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Good team player with a strong willingness to participate and help others
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; Good sense of urgency, resourcefulness and independence
Company Overview

As a global professional recruitment consultancy, Morgan McKinley (EA License Number: 11C5502) connects specialist talent with leading employers across multiple industries and disciplines such as Commerce & Industry, Financial Services and Professional Services companies.

We also have the capacity to remotely source, manage and supply talent to locations across the APAC region, with recruitment hubs in five key business and financial centres.

We have established ourselves as a preferred supplier to many of the major players in our specialist sectors, as well as with thousands of employers of SMEs/ start-up nature. Our worldwide network of offices and international candidate management system offers our clients and candidates the best talent and opportunities from all corners of the globe.

Our comprehensive command of traditional and innovative candidate sourcing methodologies, meticulous vetting and selection processes and pioneering candidate care programme allows us to deliver an unrivalled talent pool to all our clients, supported by detailed reporting capabilities and a selection of ancillary support services that ensures our service meets and evolves with their needs.

Our consultants are experts in their fields with a detailed knowledge of their local markets, averaging four years’ specialist recruitment experience working with clients ranging from SMEs and start-ups to multinational corporations. The expertise of our consultants is strengthened by rigorous quality management and review procedures, which continuously brings out the best from our consultants however the requirements evolve.