IT & Digital

QA Automation Lead - Java - Investment Banking - Permanent

QA Automation Lead - Java - Investment Banking - Permanent

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    IT & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £125000 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Emily Johnstone

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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SDET / QA Automation Lead / Java - Investment Banking - Permanent - up to £125,000 p/a plus bonus and benefits

Our client, a very well reputed financial institution is looking to hire a QA Automation Lead to join their FX team and work on their Algo trading platform. They are completely rebuilding their stack and improving performance with cutting edge technology. As part of a small and high-performing team, you will be leading on strategy and driving automation on the project from the very beginning and really making an impact.

You will be working on a purely Greenfield project with a niche low latency set up.

As a Lead, you will be liaising with stakeholders at all levels, advising on strategy and solutions and managing their expectations.


  • A strong background in Automation Testing, working on large and complex projects.
  • An understanding of low latency concepts.
  • Skilled in developing and executing automated test scripts.
  • The ability to code and develop in Java - this is very much a hands-on role.
  • Knowledge of GIT, TeamCity and KDB.
  • Prior experience working in Front Office from any asset class i.e.. FX, Equities or Fixed Income / Rates.

Based out of their London office, this role offers flexible hybrid working.