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Remote Lead QA Engineer

First Derivatives

Description

The position will be at KX which is a division of First Derivatives, a global technology provider with 20 years of experience working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology, retail, pharma, manufacturing and energy institutions. KX delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries.

Kdb+, the core platform underpinning FD’s software division KX, is the world’s fastest time-series database, deployed in markets as diverse as financial trading, space exploration, telecommunications, and formula one racing. Kdb+ combines streaming, in-memory and historical data in a simple and unified platform. 

Now, KX is looking for an experienced Test Engineering Leader to define their test strategy and lead the transformation of their QA practice. This is an opportunity to build a team of software engineers in test who are working with cutting edge technology while maintaining a strong engineering culture.

Requirements

Must haves: 

  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related subject plus solid experience building and managing teams of engineers
  • Solid understanding of Agile practices
  • You are a strong people manager and a passionate technologist, able to communicate on a high-level with software engineers
  • You have a proven track record of scaling and managing multiple teams while implementing best practices
  • You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive engineering and product development. 
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills
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Recruiter
Tatiana Barysheva
Roles:
QA
Location:
Newry, United Kingdom
Work arrangement:
Remote only
Industry:
Information technology
Language:
English
Level:
Lead
Company size:
1,001-5,000 employees

Description

The position will be at KX which is a division of First Derivatives, a global technology provider with 20 years of experience working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology, retail, pharma, manufacturing and energy institutions. KX delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries.

Kdb+, the core platform underpinning FD’s software division KX, is the world’s fastest time-series database, deployed in markets as diverse as financial trading, space exploration, telecommunications, and formula one racing. Kdb+ combines streaming, in-memory and historical data in a simple and unified platform. 

Now, KX is looking for an experienced Test Engineering Leader to define their test strategy and lead the transformation of their QA practice. This is an opportunity to build a team of software engineers in test who are working with cutting edge technology while maintaining a strong engineering culture.

Requirements

Must haves: 

  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related subject plus solid experience building and managing teams of engineers
  • Solid understanding of Agile practices
  • You are a strong people manager and a passionate technologist, able to communicate on a high-level with software engineers
  • You have a proven track record of scaling and managing multiple teams while implementing best practices
  • You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive engineering and product development. 
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills

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