Intermediate Software Developer in Test, Messaging Platform (Backend)

  • Global Relay
  • London, UK
  • Feb 22, 2020
Full time Software Development Software Engineering Technology

Job Description

Your Role:

The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), Messaging Platform, is a member of a small, highly focused team, responsible for building services for a highly scalable and robust messaging system, using leading edge technologies. An SDET is a developer who specializes in writing code to test the product. They work directly with Developers, Product Managers and other SDETs to understand requirements and designs for upcoming changes, and to devise appropriate test strategies for those changes. They design and write the code for automated test cases and perform hands-on testing.

 

In this role you will work directly with Java code to build automation frameworks and tests for back-end services of a large scale real-time messaging platform. You will support the team’s release and testing efforts while growing and maintaining automated coverage and frameworks.

 

Your Job:

  •  Define and automate test cases that verify product requirements
  • Write code to support development of automated frameworks and tests
  • Execute test cases using both automated and manual techniques
  • Identify, report and verify software defects
  • Maintain test infrastructure and tools
  • Participate in team planning and story grooming
  • Conduct code reviews, improve and maintain quality of the automation code
  • Document the automation framework, tools and infrastructure

 

About You:

  •  Minimum 3 years of test development experience
  • Strong understanding of the Java language
  • Experience with Junit
  • Experience with backend systems or APIs
  • Experience with testing practices in an agile environment
  • Experience with any of the following is an asset:
    • Web services technology such as REST, JSON or Thrift
    • Network principles and protocols such as HTTP, TLS and TCP
    • Continuous integration systems such as Jenkins or Bamboo
    • Performance testing with JMeter or similar tools
    • Big data technology such as Hadoop, MongoDB, Kafka or SQL
    • Working in a Linux environment
    • Multi-threaded programming
    • Design patterns

 

About Us:

 Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics to the global financial sector. We deliver services to over 23,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports over 50 data types, including email, instant messaging, Bloomberg®, Thomson Reuters, social media, and mobile messaging.

 

We’ve won major awards for our growth, management, and culture – including the Deloitte Fast 50 Leadership Award, Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and the Deloitte-sponsored Canada’s Best Managed Companies awards. Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in seven other cities across the world, including London and other major financial centers like New York and Chicago.

 

We’ve recently expanded our London operations to better serve our UK and EU customers. Our brand-new, four-story EMEA headquarters at 45 Cannon Street (near St. Paul’s Cathedral) features state-of-the-art amenities, a spectacular view of the city, and a conference centre for customer events. More importantly, it’s the base of Global Relay’s next major technical initiative, and where we will be building our next-generation products. We currently have over 450 employees worldwide, with plans to grow the London office significantly and have a 150-strong team in London by 2020. The Development team in London will work alongside our Business teams, solving complex and exciting business and technical problems.

 

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. These opportunities include working alongside members of our senior leadership team, receiving mentoring from seasoned technology and business professionals, and doing business with the world’s largest, most influential banks and enterprise organizations.

 

To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit www.globalrelay.com.

 

Think you’re a great fit for this job? Apply today with your CV and covering letter.