HQLAᵡ Software Test Engineer (Luxembourg or Zug Switzerland)

About HQLAᵡ

HQLAX is an innovative financial technology firm founded by financial market practitioners. Our vision is to accelerate the financial ecosystem’s transition towards frictionless ownership transfers of assets, and our core clients are financial institutions active in securities lending and collateral management.Together with Deutsche Börse, we created a multi-layer operating model which enables our clients to transfer ownership of securities across disparate collateral pools at precise moments in time, providing our clients with capital cost savings by reducing credit risk, intra-day liquidity requirements, and operational risk.

The position is based both in Luxembourg and Switzerland.

Minimum Qualifications

·      Master’s Degree in Computer Science. We expect a solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals. Areas of importance include databases, concurrency, distributed systems, and security.

·      Demonstrable experience with testing complex, distributed software systems. This includes testing components that communicate via REST APIs, message queues, etc.

·      Demonstrable experience with performance, resilience, and security testing.

·      Demonstrable experience with various testing frameworks (e.g., Cucumber).

·      Demonstrable experience with developing nontrivial test infrastructure (e.g., stubs, simulators, etc.)

·      Proactive, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, technological analysis.

·      Ability to work in a dynamic, challenging environment; able to adapt easily to change.

·      Structured working habits. Tests, test inputs, test results, defects, etc. must all be tracked systematically.

·      Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications

·      Knowledge of Blockchain or Distributed Leger Technologies such as Corda, Hyperledger Fabric, Ethereum.

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HQLAX is committed to building a diverse team. We encourage candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply.