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Software Engineer in Test - Hedge Fund

Software Engineer in Test - Hedge Fund

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Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Prop Trading Firm Specializing in Quantitative and High Frequency Strategies
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 10206

Job Description

Our client, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Software Engineer in Test to join our Markets team. 

The Markets division is responsible for providing market intelligence and liquidity access in addition to developing capabilities for new markets and optimizing access to existing ones.


  • Contributing to the architecture, design, and implementation of an automated testing framework to reduce time to market and increase the quality of our product
  • Working closely with software developers, testers and stakeholders globally to refine technical requirements for the test framework
  • Designing technical testing strategies and heuristics for heavily integrated applications
  • Creating and maintaining specification documents for the automation framework


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • At least 3 years of experience programming in Python (2 or 3)
  • Strong general programming and software design skills
  • Familiarity with C++, including the ability to read and understand it
  • Competence using Linux, and basic knowledge of system administration and environment management
  • Familiarity with common, TCP/IP-based computer network protocols, an understanding of network protocols in general (e.g. the OSI model), and knowledge of how to troubleshoot them
  • A background using version control systems (ideally including git)
  • Experience with modern methodologies such as BDD or TDD
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in the finance industry and in Quality Assurance working with trading systems a strong plus


Our client’s main office and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, our client’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival

Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
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