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Fixed Income QA Engineer – Market Connectivity

Global Hedge Fund


Posted 2 Wks Ago

Salary: Up to £130k base + c.£40k bonus

Experience: 5+ years


Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for a skilled QA with a proven track record in test automation to join one of the world’s most prestigious hedge funds.

You will draw on your financial services experience to plan, document and execute tests against software products, including core trading infrastructure components and market connectivity systems. You will  join a global Fixed Income team, facing off to Portfolio Managers and Quants, and working with them in the different trading pods. Your work will be a mix of building, running and analysing the results of automated test cases, improving system testability (alongside developers), and implementing automated solutions for regression, interoperability, stress and latency testing.

The successful QA Engineer will enjoy facing off to the business, and have outstanding communication skills across all levels of technical understanding.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Substantial quality assurance experience within financial services technology
  • Strong FIX protocol knowledge is a must-have, versions FIX 4.2 – FIX 5.0
  • Demonstrable ability to build automated test cases and harnesses, plus Unix experience
  • Experience testing the following products: Equities, Options, FX and Futures
  • Bachelor’s (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, from a top-tier university


  • Knowledge of Fixed Income products (Bonds, ETF), RFQ workflow, and familiarity with trading venues
  • Shell scripting skills are a big plus

Rewards and Incentives

  • Significant salary + bonus
  • Greenfield work / big impact
  • Very collaborative culture, ideas are implemented