Software Engineer in Test (Contract)

Information Systems & Technology Toronto, Ontario


Software Engineer in Test (6 Month Contract)

Toronto, Canada


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space. Through our network of global development centres, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

As a core member of our cross-functional team you will work with dedicated professionals to ensure our clients maintain access to their critical information assets while keeping Citco ahead of industry trends.

Your Role:

You will be working in a cross-functional team, using agile methodologies to build applications/services for the financial services industry.  You will contribute to overall CICD and ensure quality is maintained through early and frequent use of automated testing.

  • Participate and contribute on all team activities such as sprint planning, daily scrums and retrospectives
  • Plan, create and execute test cases applicable to user stories
  • Build and execute automated system and performance tests for APIs and web applications
  • Work closely with other engineers and product owners to define testing needs
  • Automate and scale test execution and analysis in AWS as well as in-house data centre.
  • Help determine and then ensure agreed up test metrics are met
  • Perform reviews and ensure the quality of the team’s work
  • Be comfortable with different testing tool frameworks and different languages needed to code for them. This includes NodeJS, JAVA, Python

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in test automation
  • 1+ year of experience testing in an agile cross-functional team
  • 2+ years of experience with automated acceptance testing
  • 2+ years of experience working with Node, JAVA
  • 1+ years working with relational databases such as Oracle
  • Experience with CICD tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo
  • Experience with Selenium based test automation frameworks such as WebdriverIO
  • Proficiency in programming in languages such as Javascript and Python. JAVA is a plus.
  • 1+ year experience running performance tests to capture run times for application end-points
  • Experience with source code management tools, GIT or CodeCommit preferred
  • Overall experience with REST, messaging and relational databases
  • Must be self-motivated and driven, with demonstrated knowledge and skills in: Creativity, technical analysis, problem solving, communication and client service.
  • Knowledge of financial industry is highly desirable

Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.


We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.