Software Engineer in Test

Category: Technology
Location: Chicago, IL
Job ID: IRC131082
Posted Date: April 12, 2018


E*TRADE is a leading financial services company and a pioneer in the online brokerage industry. Having executed the first-ever electronic trade by an individual investor more than 30 years ago, the company has long been at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering easy-to-use solutions for individual investors and stock participants. Founded on the principle of innovation and determined to level the playing field for individual investors, E*TRADE delivers digital platforms, tools, and professional assistance to help investors and traders meet their near-and long-term investing goals. The Company provides these services both online and through its network of customer service representatives and financial consultants – over the phone at two national branches and in-person at 30 E*TRADE branches.


As a Software Engineer in Test, you will bring hands-on experience to the test automation space at E*TRADE. Building a Test framework that programmatically tests our emerging market data platform. We are an agile organization. You may work as part of a scrum team that brings together development, testing, product and project management. We usually run 1-3 week sprints and strive to do better each time.

Any open source contributions on would spike our interests a great deal. Be sure to include your stackoverflow id if you have one.

Write test code that may talk to an API layer with HTTP services using REST/SOAP interfaces and validate its responses based on specific use case requirements. Coding is not limited to using one of our existing scripting / programming languages. Design test cases, drive implementation, execute regressions, analyze pass rates, maintain existing test suites, expand test coverage, pre/post production support and work closely with product, business & development teams on a daily basis.


Minimum qualifications

* 1 to 3 years’ experience with Python and/or similar programming languages.

* 1 to 2 years’ experience with JS/Java and/or similar programming languages.

* Experience with Unix/Bash scripting language.

* Experience using design patterns and exposure to OOP practices.

* Exposure to the Atlassian tool set – git, jira, confluence etc.

Preferred qualifications

* FINTECH and/or Trading domain business knowledge.

* Testing experience with High-frequency trading apps.



We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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