Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)


United Kingdom / New York City, NY, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 04/29/2021
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  • Company Address: 25 Broadway 9th Floor, New York, NY, 10004

About OpenFin

Move Fast. Break Nothing. OpenFin is the financial industry’s operating system, enabling rapid and secure deployment, native experience and desktop interoperability. Used by the largest industry players through to the newest of FinTech innovators, OpenFin deploys more than 1,000 desktop applications to
more than 1500 buy-side and sell-side firms.

Job Description

About OpenFin

OpenFin is a fast-growing financial technology company backed by the world’s largest banks and most respected Fintech VCs, including J.P. Morgan, Barclays, HSBC, Wells Fargo, Bain Capital Ventures, DRW, Nyca Partners, and Pivot Investment Partners.  OpenFin modernizes and democratizes app development and distribution in the finance space. We provide a secure OS that brings a fast and intuitive app experience to the financial desktop. Built on Google’s Chromium and GitHub’s Electron open source projects, OpenFin combines native experience, data sharing, lightning-fast distribution, and robust security with an agile web development and deployment model to accelerate digital transformation and innovation. OpenFin is used by thousands of developers to deploy and run more than 1200 apps at more than 1500 financial institutions.

About the Role

OpenFin’s QA team is seeking an individual with technical expertise and quality assurance know-how to transform OpenFin’s testing infrastructure. As part of the team you’ll partner with our engineers to build and maintain a testing suite that ensures stability, durability and efficiency across all our products. In this role, you will have the ability to influence decisions and drive the direction of OpenFin’s Quality Assurance activities across development and the QA teams.

As an SDET you will:

  • Collaborate with Engineers and other QA Automation Engineers to review new application features and devise appropriate automated testing strategies prior to development
  • Architect and develop robust, scalable and high quality automation testing solutions for functional, regression and performance testing for OpenFin software (Desktop for Mac and Windows)
  • Contribute to a quality engineering practice that thrives in finding problems before our users do and that finds innovative ways to break systems
  • Form cross-functional partnerships with engineers and product managers to identify production quality solutions to improve scalability, resilience, reliability, consistency and performance
  • Identify gaps in automated testing process (unit, integration, etc) and devise ways to close them 

We’re looking for colleagues with:

  • 3- 6+ years of software development or heavy QA automation experience across Desktop and web based software
  • Exposure to Mocha, Python, Selenium, Puppeteer, Jest and other best in class testing frameworks
  • Substantial experience with TypeScript, JavaScript front-end frameworks (React, Next.js, etc), Node
  • Excellent knowledge in building, maintaining and executing automated test harnesses
  • Experience with Windows & Mac desktop applications and web front-end testing
  • Quality first mindset, reliable self-starter, solutions-oriented individual with attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical thinking, oral and written communication skills with agile ability to influence peers

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.