Software Engineer in Test

  • London
  • Production
  • Full-time

R3 is an enterprise blockchain software firm working with a broad ecosystem of more than 300 members and partners across multiple industries from both the private and public sectors to develop on Corda, our open-source blockchain platform, and Corda Enterprise, a commercial version for enterprise usage. Our global team of over 200 professionals in 13 countries is supported by over 2,000 technology, financial, and legal experts drawn from our global member base. The Corda platform is already being used in industries from financial services to healthcare, shipping, insurance and more. It records, manages and executes institutions’ financial agreements in perfect synchrony with their peers, creating a world of frictionless commerce. 

R3 believes that distributed ledger technology (DLT) has the potential to transform many industries, the finance industry included. Our team comprises proven thought-leaders in the DLT space who have been selected for their craftsmanship, passion and expertise. The Corda platform has demonstrated huge potential in the market so far, and as we keep pursuing our ambitious goals in this challenging space, the quality of our software will be paramount to our success. 

The Software Engineer in Test will play a key role in the development of the R3 test automation infrastructure and tooling. They will be a hands-on software engineer, experienced with creating functional and non-functional test harnesses for highly complex software systems, with critical investigative abilities, and able to work well at all levels of the stack. They will have a successful track record of delivering complex software projects and be able to point to experience of establishing sound software development processes and tooling. They will be experienced in multiple languages and multiple development methodologies, be comfortable with ambiguity and may have worked both in banking and startup environments. They will likely be active in one or more open source projects, have experience of working in geographically distributed teams and have a sound understanding of security engineering principles. Capital Markets and/or Trading technology experience is not mandatory but a plus. 

Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership and lead the development of our complex test automation systems
  • Function as technical, engineering and operational subject matter expert for our test automation systems
  • Participate in prototyping and experimentation to validate the system architecture 
  • Partner with internal and external teams in testing, deploying and operating highly scalable software defined network systems
  • Undertake complex system performance analysis from the ground up to determine operational limits of the system

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of enterprise software engineering with 4+ years working on test automation systems
  • Deep and broad understanding of computer science and engineering principles, through a combination of academic study and professional experience
  • Proven track record of delivering end to end test automation systems for highly complex software systems
  • Experience planning for and executing end-to-end functional and non-functional tests
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Comfortable and able to work under pressure

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