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Quality Assurance Specialist

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Quality Assurance Specialist

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DRW is a diversified trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world. We value autonomy and the ability to quickly pivot to capture opportunities, so we operate using our own capital and trading at our own risk.

Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, we trade a variety of asset classes including Fixed Income, ETFs, Equities, FX, Commodities and Energy across all major global markets. We have also leveraged our expertise and technology to expand into three non-traditional strategies: real estate, venture capital and cryptoassets.

We operate with respect, curiosity and open minds. The people who thrive here share our belief that it’s not just what we do that matters–it's how we do it. DRW is a place of high expectations, integrity, innovation and a willingness to challenge consensus.

We are looking for passionate QA Specialists to join our team. You will work to ensure the quality of critical software web applications and algorithms . As a member of our team, you will be surrounded by cutting-edge technology and senior technologists providing you with the best possible environment to succeed.

What will you do?

  • Identify software application weaknesses
  • Create and document detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Execute manual test cases.
  • Track, report, and communicate bugs to various team members.
  • Participate in technical planning and design discussions.

What are we looking for?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of QA experience with manual testing.
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals (multicast, TCP, routing).
  • Experience working in Linux and/or Windows environments
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, an ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Advantage: Experience with automated testing tools
  • Bonus: Previous experience in financial markets or with financial trading applications
  • Bonus: Previous experience with configuration management tools such as Chef and Ansible
  • Bonus: Previous experience with Kubernetes and Docker containers
  • Bonus: Strong bash or other scripting skills such as shell, python, and ruby


What DRW Montreal has to offer you:

  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Employers for the past 8 years
  • Committed to continuous learning & development
  • Industry leading benefits package and perks
  • Focused on employee well-being and work-life balance
  • Community initiatives, volunteer program and opportunities for giving back

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