Software Engineer, Testing - Remote



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024

Job Description

Building trusted markets — powered by our people.

At Cboe, we inspire our people to solve complex challenges together because what we do matters. We provide the financial infrastructure that powers the global economy. As a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, Cboe delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world.

We’re building inclusive ways to support professional and personal development while strengthening the trust we’ve earned as a global market leader. Our teams are empowered to share ideas, actively pursue them and bring on a challenge. As champions of internal mobility and access to opportunity, we encourage our people to “go for it” and equip our managers with the training to coach their teams to the next level. Our Associate Resource Groups champion diversity, equity and inclusion, giving employees a safe space to network, share ideas and create opportunities.

Sound like the place for you? Join us!

The Engineering team is hiring for a Testing Software Engineer.

The Testing Software Engineer at Cboe will develop, automate and support continuously running tests for our real-time trading systems. Our team combines the best practices of DevOps and QA to enable frequent and fast delivery of high-quality software. We care deeply about system reliability, testability, recoverability and fault tolerance.

Our QA engineers have a strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, programming, and software engineering. We are analytical thinkers. We are always developing and improving our craft. If it’s broken, we fix it. If it needs refactoring, we refactor it. If it’s hard to test, we make it testable. We love automation. We ship code weekly. We’re looking for like-minded individuals to join us.

As a member of the Cboe QA development team, you’ll plan and lead testing efforts, review code, and contribute to new tools and testing techniques. You’ll contribute to the design and development of our world-class, home-grown, testing framework. You’ll also work alongside our team of developers contributing tests for our Exchange Platforms. Become familiar with our supported asset classes such as equities, options, and futures. Learn trading concepts and apply this knowledge to develop a wide variety of test scenarios.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Work with our real time trading systems and write automated code/tests to evaluate and analyze new functionality.
  • Develop and improve our proprietary automated test frameworks.
  • Work directly with our product owners and other development teams to test and validate new features which includes identifying, reporting, and driving resolution on issues discovered.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Strong experience in object-oriented design and programming techniques. The successful candidate should have Python development experience (or some other language, with a strong desire to learn Python). Working knowledge of other dynamic scripting languages is a plus.
  • SQL experience (PostgreSQL or other variety) is necessary.
  • Working knowledge of Linux and experience with MS Windows and Office tools.
  • Experience with the complete software development life cycle and QA processes in an Agile environment.
  • Minimum Years of Work Experience: 2+ years
  • Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related discipline.

You’ll really stand out with:

  • Experience in the financial markets.
  • Software development experience.

Benefits and Perks

We value the total wellbeing of our people – including health, financial, personal and social wellness. We believe standard benefits like health insurance and fair pay are a given at any organization. Still, you should know we offer:

  • Fair and competitive salary and incentive compensation packages with an upside for overachievement
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, personal days, sick days and annual community service days
  • Flexible, hybrid work environment, where you choose where and how you work
  • Health, dental and vision benefits, including access to telemedicine and mental health services
  • 2:1 401(k) match, up to 8% match immediately upon hire
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Tax Savings Accounts for health, dependent and transportation
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Volunteer opportunities to help you give back to your communities

Some of our employees’ favorite benefits and perks include:

  • Complimentary lunch, snacks and coffee in any Cboe office
  • Paid Tuition assistance and education opportunities
  • Generous charitable giving company match
  • Paid parental leave and fertility benefits
  • On-site gymsand discounts to other fitness centers



As required by the New York City Human Rights Law, Cboe provides a reasonable range of minimum base salary for roles that may be performed in New York City. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to geographic location, skill set, level of experience, etc. For New York City only, the range of starting base salary for this role is $88,000-$145,200. Additional incentive compensation and benefits may be available.

More About Cboe

We’re reimagining the future of the workplace by focusing on what matters most, our people. Our journey is an inclusive one. We’re investing deeply in leadership programs and career development initiatives that ensure everyone has an equal chance to succeed. We celebrate the diversity in our communities, inside and out, and welcome new perspectives with equity, inclusion and belonging.

We work with purpose, solving problems with ingenuity, collaboration, and a lot of passion. We’re an engaged and excited team connecting markets across borders and embracing growth in all its forms to achieve incredible outcomes.

Learn more about life at Cboe on our website and LinkedIn.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status.

Any communication from Cboe regarding this position will only come from a Cboe recruiter who has a email or via LinkedIn Recruiter. Cboe does not use any other third party communication tools for recruiting purposes.