[Chicago] Job opening: Trading Technologies - Senior Software Quality Engineer

Brian Curtin brian.curtin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 15:53:21 CEST 2011


I must have missed the punchline because it just looks like someone took a
dump all over my job posting, with which I was hoping to attract people to
the job...

On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 08:43, Warren Lindsey <warren.lindsey at gmail.com>wrote:

> Gosh people, you program in a language where half the libraries are
> named after comedy skits.  Enjoy the joke. I thought it was funny.
>
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 8:08 AM, Massimo Di Pierro
> <mdipierro at cs.depaul.edu> wrote:
> > I know people who work there and they tell me it is a great place to
> work.
> > What is also important, their software is very popular in the trading
> industry.
> >
> > I think, as a general policy, we should try to be more friendly to
> employers who post on this list since - I assume - we want to encourage them
> and not discourage from posting. In particular if the job requires Python as
> a skill and/or when the job is based in Chicago.
> >
> > Massimo
> >
> > On Apr 13, 2011, at 7:59 AM, eviljoel wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> Jon, did you work for Trading Technologies or did you work for a
> >> company like Trading Technologies.  I know I guy who worked there for
> >> several years and liked it.
> >>
> >> Seemed like a great place to work when I interviewed there.  But of
> >> course, that was just an interview.
> >>
> >> Later,
> >> EJ
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 1:30 AM, Jon Sudlow <jsudlow at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> a few grand it was kind of like boot camp
> >>>
> >>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 11:49 PM, Brian Herman <brianherman at gmail.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> But you still got paid right?
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>> Brian Herman
> >>>>
> >>>> brianjherman.com
> >>>> brianherman at acm.org
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 11:39 PM, Brian Herman <brianherman at gmail.com
> >
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> No response from the job poster?
> >>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>> Brian Herman
> >>>>>
> >>>>> brianjherman.com
> >>>>> brianherman at acm.org
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 11:22 PM, Jon Sudlow <jsudlow at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> No no no you dont want to work for one of these places. I had the
> >>>>>> wonderful expereince of doing great, getting praised by my bosses,
> then
> >>>>>> getting fired by someone i never met when the project ended... dont
> be
> >>>>>> fooled
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 8:31 PM, Brian Herman <
> brianherman at gmail.com>
> >>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Can I apply to be an intern Ill work for the bagels and cereal and
> >>>>>>> drinks?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>>>> Brian Herman
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> brianjherman.com
> >>>>>>> brianherman at acm.org
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 8:30 PM, Brian Herman <
> brianherman at gmail.com>
> >>>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> OH MY GOD FREE BAGELS AND FOOSBALL ^_^
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>>>>> Brian Herman
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> brianjherman.com
> >>>>>>>> brianherman at acm.org
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 2:22 PM, Brian Curtin <
> brian.curtin at gmail.com>
> >>>>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> Hey all,
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> My team at Trading Technologies is now looking for a strong
> Python
> >>>>>>>>> user for a Senior Software Quality Engineer role. The product we
> work on is
> >>>>>>>>> a historical tick database server which provides trade data to a
> GUI
> >>>>>>>>> charting tool and analytics engines within the company. We want
> someone who
> >>>>>>>>> is experienced with building test tools and libraries of all
> sorts:
> >>>>>>>>> regression, performance, load, data validation, and more. The
> server,
> >>>>>>>>> written in C++ on Windows, exposes a data API which we have
> wrapped in
> >>>>>>>>> Python and use to generate our tools.
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> An ideal candidate should have a solid understanding and interest
> in
> >>>>>>>>> software testing, experience with parallelism libraries like
> Python’s
> >>>>>>>>> multiprocessing, and experience working with automated build and
> continuous
> >>>>>>>>> integration systems. Prior job experience within the financial
> world is
> >>>>>>>>> helpful, but most important is someone who can grasp the entire
> scope of the
> >>>>>>>>> project quickly, and design and write solid, comprehensive test
> code to
> >>>>>>>>> ensure the quality of the project. Someone with experience
> mentoring and
> >>>>>>>>> leading junior QEs would be useful too.
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> We’re running Python 3, using Mercurial, and working with some
> pretty
> >>>>>>>>> beefy hardware. The environment is pretty laid back – casual
> dress, free
> >>>>>>>>> bagels and cereal, free drinks, Xbox/Wii, foosball – and the work
> isn’t so
> >>>>>>>>> bad either!
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> Here’s a more formal job spec:
> >>>>>>>>> https://jobs-tradingtechnologies.icims.com/jobs/1750/job -- send
> me a resume
> >>>>>>>>> if you’re interested.
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> Brian
> >>>>>>>>>
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