SDET Technical Lead

Employer: LSEG Romania
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 07.08.2022


    Lead Quality Automation Engineer, Development - Index Technology will be a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), responsible for the solution design and delivery of building new quality automation frameworks, tools and tests in support the governance and management of Indices, operational and audit requirements.

    The remit for this role is a part of the wider programme to build solutions to fit in target state index platform and achieving strategic objectives of LSEG Index business.

    Role Responsibilities

    • We have built an inhouse tooling which wraps around various open-source technologies - Node.js / Mocha/ TypeScript - you will be expected to contribute and support the role out of this Automation Tooling
    • 70% of this role will be providing in-house framework support to the team, that is, the role will act as an enabler for everyone to do their jobs more effectively and with a 'low code' effort.
    • Exploratory, functional, non-functional quality automation of the backend/frontend engine for Index calculation and delivery.
    • Lead contributor for quality based technical solutions within an agile team.
    • Gathering of testing requirements and agreeing between IT, App Support teams, businesses teams in Index business.
    • Prototyping and developing quality automation tools addressing a diverse range of index and financial products
    • Maintenance and support of the existing quality automation tools and frameworks

    Job Requirements

    • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Electronics / Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
    • Experience in NodeJS, Typescript
    • Previous exposure to REST API
    • Experience in software development methodologies and Agile based delivery
    • Proven experience of leading the design and delivery of quality automation software
    • Must be able to display/talk and have lived with why strong coding standards are important

    Nice to have

    • Experience in the use of 3GL's (e.g. C++, JAVA) , strongly structured background and sound understanding of OO concepts - although the role will be in the user of JS, TYPESCRIPT
    • Understand DB's, SQL, etc - general backend tech
    • AWS/Ansible/Jenkins/Git

    Personal skills & capabilities

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong team player, problem solver, a self-sufficient individual with an ability to be constructively address issues


    We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career.

    We believe in remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

    25 days' holiday per year

    1 additional day off for your Birthday

    Annual wellness allowance

    Share Purchase Plan

    Medical Health Insurance

    Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)

    Dental Coverage

    Life insurance

    Pillar 3 Private Pension

    Meal Vouchers

    Flexible Benefits


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