Hedge Fund QA Engineer Job in Chicago

Here’s a job for a software / network / systems professional who may not have any financial experience, from a fund that is growing its tech team.

A prop trading firm in Chicago is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to join their team.  Requirements:

  • 4+ years QA experience:  system, integration, functional, and regression testing of complex client/server applications
  • 2+ years using Windows-based automated testing tools such as QuickTest Professional, WinRunner, QA Run, Rational Robot.  Expert-level QTP skills are especially important
  • Excellent communications skills – a problem solver & troubleshooter – works well independently and with a group
  • Standard QA skills: ability to understand / analyze requirements and gather information, create testplans / testcases, understanding of testing role in typical software development methodologies, setup / maintain software testing environments, ability to estimate completion time for tasks and communicate status to management, document / report defects and follow-through to resolution, risk analysis and test activity prioritization skills, etc.
  • B.S. in computer science preferred
  • Working knowledge of SQL

The firm values experience testing a variety of software products, system architectures, platforms, etc.

Trading industry experience would be a huge plus.

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