SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test)

Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Department: Engineering

It’s meaningful, it’s rewarding and it’s a lot of fun! If you love the idea of collaborating on a global product and passionate about user outcomes, then join our journey.

Our Mission & Achievements

Trade Ledger is one of the world's leading global lending platforms that manages and transforms digital data in real time, allowing banks and non-bank lenders to assess and regularly update the product offering and the credit risk assessment of businesses they lend to.  We are a global, high-growth B2B enterprise technology provider that simplifies and automates complex lending services.

Our mission is to make commerce simple, by enabling banks and other lenders to address the underserved £1.2 trillion corporate credit market opportunity, particularly for small and medium sized enterprises (SME). We do this by reimagining credit in a digital world - connecting a company’s supply chain digital data to the financial service provider.  Recently, Trade Ledger won the Barclays Innovation Challenge and has been rated as one of the top 25 fintech start-ups in Asia Pacific.

The Role

We work with a variety of technologies using the right solution for the problem at hand and we take ownership of the end-to-end delivery of our components. This involves making sure that the quality of the product delivered is not compromised at any stage.

As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), you will be working with application developers to deliver test case implementation solutions which can run independently of any dependencies, allowing the team to move faster, as well as, build the end-to-end testing framework for verifying user journeys.

You will work with the Product Owners to help flesh out functional and non-functional product specifications and work with the team to meet the DoD. An important part of the role is to point out failure scenarios and help with identification of fault modes.

The tests you write will verify the contracts using, do API testing automation using frameworks like RESTAssured and Wiremock. You would also make sure that the product delivered has incremental improvements in performance, by adding performance tests to the pipeline.


What you would need:  

  1. Proficiency in Java 8 and above 
  2. Strong experience of working with frameworks like TestCraft, RESTAssured and Wiremock
  3. Ability to write tests for use in CI/CD pipelines
  4. Experience of performance testing tools like Gatling or JMeter
  5. Strong Experience of working with Spring-boot, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
  6. Understanding of reactive programming and asynchronous systems like Kafka or NATS
  7. Basic understanding of no-SQL datastores
  8. Ability to effectively review code and provide constructive feedback. Likewise, the maturity to act on feedback provided in reviews

What would be nice to have:  

  1. Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins 
  2. Experience of delivering in an agile way with small feedback loops
  3. Ability to effectively communicate challenges and solutions
  4. Understanding of relative priorities of business requirements

If this role is right for you and you believe you can genuinely contribute to the ongoing success of our company, please hit ‘apply’.

Our Culture

Diverse, open team culture is our differentiator!  Bring your authentic self and let's achieve awesome things together! Be passionate, team focused, hard working and love what you do.  We actively invest in continuous professional development because we know that our people are the creators of our success.
Our interview panels are inclusive to ensure we do not discriminate against age, gender, sexual identity or preference or religion.

Discover Trade Ledger - Who we are, Our approach & Our People HERE

Trade Ledger does not accept CVs from recruitment agencies.

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