Software Engineer (QA) for Collateral

Location: Bad Homburg, DE; Warsaw, PL

Why this role is important to us:

In SimCorp, we support some of the biggest financial institutions in the world to be successful by simplifying their investments, accounting, and operations.

You will be a member of a self-organized scrum team consisting of Software Engineers with close collaboration with business experts. The team is responsible for developing and supporting a set of enterprise products within the Collateral Product Area. You expected to interact with colleagues from Ukraine, Poland, Denmark, Austria, Germany and UK.

After a comprehensive onboarding program, we expect you to: 

  • Closely communicate and collaborate with Team, Product Owner, Technical Leads during feature analysis, refinement, implementation and test 

  • Analyze functional and non-functional requirements during feature refinement 

  • Create and execute test cases to cover user stories. 

  • Take a leading role in developing automated tests to cover the features’ acceptance criteria. 

  • Prepare and conduct Sprint review/DEMO sessions. 

  • Analyze the root cause of the errors inflow and create defects in the tracking system 

  • Define proactive actions to improve the quality of the product. 

  • Preventively protect product confidence with exploratory testing and keep the high quality of the product under development by regression testing 

  • Initiate technical and process enhancements in the team. 

  • Be proactive to improve automation, tools, frameworks, etc. 

Your qualifications: 

  • A M.Sc. in Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics or a similar field 

  • Understanding of OOP principles, C# knowledge is an advantage

  • Understanding of development lifecycle, bug reporting 

  • Knowledge and experience in financial domain, fintech and readiness to learn complicated investment management solution SimCorp Dimension 

  • Understanding and adherence to XP practices (e.g. TDD, BDD) 

  • Knowledge or readiness to learn of how to design and implement all-level tests (E2E, API, UT) 

  • Curiosity and readiness to learn in-house tools and frameworks 

  • Readiness to support existing system (legacy) 

  • Good communication and presentation skills 

  • Good English skills (upper intermediate and higher), written as well as spoken, as English is our corporate language 

  • Ability and willingness to apply broad knowledge in different areas and constantly learn new things, such as specific business domain knowledge or new technologies 

  • (Preferably) Practical experience with relational DB (SQL) 

  • (Preferably) Understanding of CI/CD processes and tools (git, TeamCity, etc.) 

  • (Preferably) Experience as a member of Scrum team 


Attractive salary, bonus scheme, and pension are essential for any work agreement. However, in SimCorp, we believe we can offer more. Therefore, in addition to the traditional benefit scheme, we provide a great work & life balance and opportunities for professional development: there is never just only one route - we offer an individual approach to professional development to support the direction you want to take.

Next steps:

Applying for a job at SimCorp can involve several stages. Whenever possible, we’ll try to shorten our standard process outlined below. However, depending on the specific requirements of the hiring team, an additional step or meeting may be required – we’ll keep you informed at every stage.

1. Initial call with Talent Acquisition Partner

2. Meeting with the Team Manager in-depth conversation about the role and your previous experience

3. Technical meeting with Team members

4. Feedback and final offer

Who we are:

For over 50 years, we have worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,100+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, educations, professional experiences, ages, and backgrounds in general.
SimCorp is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culture where diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients.
While striving to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not optional. It is essential.