QA Engineer- Trading Engine

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange via Stack Overflow

Jul 9th 2018


  • Test core framework and key software components for the Kraken trading engine
  • Learn and understand the business domain and application architecture
  • Collaborate on test strategy by reviewing functional requirements and design specifications with development and product teams
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts such as the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts
  • Ensure timely completion of QA deliverables and they meet the defined requirements of the project


  • 3+ years QA experience in the Financial sector     
  • Proficient with Linux, SQL and scripting languages (Shell, Perl, Python)       
  • Knowledge of messaging protocols (websockets, RPC)       
  • Prior experience working with automated testing of distributed real-time systems     
  • Well versed using JIRA for test management and defect tracking     
  • Knowledge of advanced order types, trading systems, and financial products is highly preferable
  • Cryptocurrency/Blockchain familiarity highly preferable       
  • Proactive mindset with the ability to both prioritize tasks and adhere to aggressive deadlines
  • Work collaboratively on a distributed team leveraging soft skills to effectively communicate and engage with stakeholders     
  • BS in a technical or quantitative field 
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