Test Automation Engineer
2 months ago
Job type: Full-time
Hiring from: North America & Europe
Category: Software Dev
Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!
About the Role
This is a fully remote role, we will consider applicants based in North America and Europe.
Build and enhance test automation frameworks for back-end testing using general-purpose programming languages like Go, Python, and C++
Build out automated regression test suite to achieve higher test coverage
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
Ensure timely completion of QA deliverables
Comfortable writing not only automated tests but the frameworks and tooling that support them using high-level programming languages, particularly Go, Python, and C++
3+ years QA experience in the financial sector
Very comfortable using Linux command line and local virtual machines
Familiarity with messaging protocols, particularly TCP sockets, HTTP(S), REST, WebSockets, Protocol Buffers
Keen interest in financial markets and familiarity with trading, particularly order types and collateral/margin trading
Prior experience implementing automated testing of distributed real-time systems
Well versed with issue-tracking tools such as Bugzilla and JIRA
Comfortable and productive working on a remote-first basis
BS in computer science or a related quantitative field
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.
Check out all our open roles at https://jobs.lever.co/kraken. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.
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