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Job TitleTechnical Specialist/Test Architect
Business Stream:IG

Technical Specialist/Test Architect

Join the game-changers

Join our welcoming, collaborative Java team, writing code that’ll have an immediate impact on our client-facing trading platform. In Middleware scrum teams QA developers works hand in hand with code developers. You write test on the code branch, test it and if tests pass, merge it to master and deploy. As a very senior QA developer - QA technical specialist, you will participate in designing and implementing java back-end testing tools and frameworks. You will decide about future of IG testing technology. You will be expected to experiment further with docker, Kubernetes and AWS and lead POC of using new emerging technologies.

Who we are

We’ve been at the forefront of trading innovation since 1974, taking on the challenge to deliver an unmatched experience for our clients and raise the bar for tomorrow’s opportunities. Today, we’re a global fintech company incorporating the IG, tastylive, Brightpool, IG Prime, Spectrum, and DailyFX brands, with a presence in 20 countries across five continents and over 400 000 active clients worldwide. But we know our success is only possible because of our people, who we encourage and empower to be brave, determined and inventive.

Join us if you’d like to work in an inclusive, collaborative team that will recognise your talent and allow it to shine.

Where you’ll work

As part of our hybrid working environment, you’ll split your time between home and the office. In this way, you’ll be able to enjoy a better work-life balance and always bring your best self to your role. At the office, you’ll have access to everything you’d expect from a world-class employer, such as a modern working environment, agile spaces, private quiet rooms and breakout areas. Plus, all our offices are located in iconic city centres, close to everything you might need for a rewarding working experience.

While you will be based in our Krakow office, you will be working with our IT teams in Bengaluru and London. Join IG, and you will be joining the best in an always-moving industry. We are constantly improving and developing our backend systems making sure we are at the front of the market from technology and quality of work perspective.

How you’ll grow

Your personal and professional development are important to us. As a company that’s constantly redefining the boundaries of possibility, we’ll challenge you to push yourself, accelerate your ambitions and rise to new levels of excellence. We know that’s a big ask, so we’ll make sure that you’re supported all the way, getting the backing you need and the recognition you deserve. If you connect with our vision and can get behind it, you’ll be rewarded with countless opportunities to experience new things and enhance your abilities.

What you’ll get

  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical cover for you and your family (Medicover
  • Multikafeteria system (you can choose multisport card, vouchers etc.)
  • Life insurance (Generali)
  • Comprehensive global and local onboarding process – to the company and to your role
  • Employee-led LGBTQ+, Women’s, Black and Parents & Carers networks with annual budget for organizing events & projects that foster an open, diverse and inclusive culture
  • Option to participate and create ESG initiatives based on IG Brighter Future Fund
  • 2 additional days off a year for voluntary work
  • 1 additional day off to celebrate your Birthday 😊


  • Flexible work arrangements – we work in a hybrid working framework
  • Home office equipment reimbursement
  • Flexible working hours
  • Online stretching sessions
  • Online wellbeing weeks
  • Online social events
  • Summer parties In the office

Come to work in a comfortable, state of the art office containing all the things you need to succeed. Each of us works from laptops, at agile, ergonomic workstations designed to support our roles. Our spacious, open-plan offices provide a modern, dynamic setting for you to excel. On top of current benefits employees may enjoy here:

  • Free fresh fruits and coffee club
  • App based parking spots booking system
  • Bike parking and shower
  • Games: Foosball and ping-pong table, consoles and board games
  • Annual parties - summer picnic and Christmas party
  • Other social events

Who you are

  • Strong interest in technology, industry trends, latest tools and technologies
  • 6+ years experience in Quality Assurance on Senior role or 2+ in Test Specialist/Architect role
  • Have an in-dept knowledge of IT Architecture
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to conduct research to identify tools, automation frameworks and methodologies
  • Ability to design & develop of the Test Automation framework
  • Strong experience in a test automation role
  • Good understanding of Quality Assurance Principles
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of SDLC and Quality Gates
  • Good understanding of CI / CD Process Flow also experience in Bamboo and/or Jenkins tools.
  • Proficient in JAVA / Java Script Programming
  • Working Knowledge of: Git, Maven, Spring, Junit and/or TestNg, RestAssured, AssertJ, Allure, MongoDB
  • Nice to have Docker, Kubernetes, AMQ, Kafka, Gatling, OracleDB, SQL, GitLab and Cross-platform testing experience
  • Fluent English and great communication and collaboration skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills for interacting with other stakeholders

From the team

We have a great team of Java experts working on interesting projects and having a lot of fun. Join us in experimenting and continuously rising the quality bar!