Software Quality Engineer - London

FX is the largest financial market in the world with $5 trillion traded daily. BidFX is a recent fintech start-up with a mission to disrupt the market place by leveraging the latest technology to tap new sources of FX liquidity, bring transparency and offer order/trade shaping solutions that facilitate best execution. We are a small but growing firm with big aspirations and are doubling our trade volumes year on year.

Our developers create innovative HTML5 trading applications that are globally deployed from the cloud. Quality Assurance is an essential part of our offering. Our QA goes well beyond manual point and click testing. We engineer quality into the fabric of our product. We are seeking an experienced Software Quality Engineer to streamline our quality assurance process. In this role, you will:

  • Get involved early in the product design process

  • Create test plans and test cases

  • Develop automated tests

  • Review user interfaces for conformity, functionality and design guidelines

  • Find, isolate, document, regress, and track bugs through to resolution

  • Interpret and report testing results, and be a vocal proponent for quality

  • Work with developers to understand the overall technical architecture

  • Lay the foundations for QA team expansion.

You will be enthusiastic, well organised and adaptable: a quick learner, able to pick up new concepts with relative ease. You will be dedicated to quality and have a passion for efficient, timely project delivery. You will also have great interpersonal and communication skills. No experience of electronic trading or FX is required but some knowledge is desirable.

  • Bachelor's degree or better qualification

  • At least 3 years of experience in web testing

  • At least 1 year of programming/scripting and SQL database usage

  • Advanced knowledge of testing approaches, techniques and methodologies

  • Experience of automated testing tools

  • Strong experience in writing testing documentation

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Attentiveness to detail and a curiosity for technology.

We are open to candidates introducing their preferred toolset and techniques. We will provide training and mentoring, help you connect with informed peers, and will allocate a budget for your onward career development.

We are a community of dependable, responsible and committed staff. Quality is at the heart of everything we do. Together we commit to excellent client service. Client issues get priority but we value our free time and appreciate that you also have commitments to friends and family life. So, we cooperate to complete tasks during normal office hours.

In addition to a generous salary our bonus scheme rewards loyal staff and gives opportunities to share in the company’s success. You’ll get 28 days of annual leave (raising to 33) plus national holidays. We provide a full benefits package. Small perks include free breakfast, monthly office lunches, Friday drinks, and regular social activities. Our office is located in London’s theatreland, near Covent Garden. The area is pleasant with a cool vibe, lots of good eateries and shopping opportunities.

Competitive negotiable salary subject to experience.

Apply to dev-jobs@bidfx.com and attach a copy of your CV.