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Quality Assurance Performance Engineer- Elite Bank

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$100000 - US$130000 per annum + bonus
  • Job reference: 195271/001_1533648487
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Development
  • Date posted: 07/08/2018

Quality Assurance Performance Engineer- Elite Bank

New York, NY

Compensation: $100,000 - $130,000 + Bonus

My client is an elite investment bank that is looking for a Quality Assurance Performance Engineer. You will be working on the design and execution of performance testing different applications for the e-trading platform.


  • Performance testing applications throughout the Global Equity trading stack. The testing includes, but not limited to, performance, stress, capacity.

  • Design, maintain, and execute tests against the entire stack or individual applications as needed, and/or for each release.

  • Collaborate with QA, Dev, and Architecture teams to ensure proper coverage is maintained. Define and revise standard set of benchmark and analysis deliverables on regular basis.

  • Leverage different technologies, to develop and/or maintain in-house developed testing tools

  • Perform thorough analysis of results, visualizing metrics and present to stakeholders.


  • 3+ years of experience in working as performance engineer/tester (GC tuning, kernel bypass, CPU affinity, etc.)

  • 2+ years hands-on experience in programming and scripting (Java, C#, C++, shell, Python)

  • Front office capital markets and electronic trading experience (equities preferred), and experience with FIX protocol.

  • Experience with order injection and exchange


  • Experience benchmarking low latency electronic trading platform

  • Understanding of Algo-trading (VWAP/TWAP/POV) is a plus

  • Previous experience with message bus (Solace, etc)

  • Experience of using big data analytic tool (Splunk, etc.)

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