Software Tester

FD Technologies plc is a global leader in consulting, business services and technology. We are the home for diverse thinkers and innovators. We know that our people are vital to our success and we are proud of the diverse and vibrant team we have built across the globe. We are committed to hiring top talent, creating an environment where they can thrive, and recognizing and rewarding their dedication as they progress within the company.


We are a bunch of people who are passionate about the quality of our product. We are always looking for ways to improve our testing approach and moving towards a more Agile approach.

Joining us as a software tester, you’ll be involved in the quality assurance stage of our KX Flow software development and deployment. You’ll conduct automated and manual tests to ensure the software is fit for purpose and any bugs or issues are removed within a product before it gets deployed to everyday users.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong background in Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or similar discipline
  • Ideally 2/3 years’ experience as a software tester
  • Good working knowledge of SQL/UNIX
  • Ability to learn, introduce and improve new and existing test practice and process
  • Ability to communicate with team lead and team members
  • Strong focus on customer experience and product quality
  • Experience in automation an advantage
  • Exposure to unit testing also an advantage


  • Experience within the financial sector an advantage.
  • Knowledge or experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies in software development


This role is based in Belfast or Newry.

Working for FD:

At FD, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.
We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Health Care Package
  • Pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual leave increasing with service
  • Group Life Protection Benefit
  • Training opportunities
  • FD Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar


Who are we?

FD Technologies plc (FD) is a leading software and services company, with world-leading intellectual property in ultra-high-performance analytics (KX) across industries, and extensive domain expertise and capabilities in capital markets systems and technology (managed services and consulting).


KX technology is designed to capture and analyze data to make real-time decisions in a world where data volumes generated by markets and machines are increasing exponentially, and existing technologies fail due to technological or commercial limitations.
KX is widely adopted throughout the financial industry and is poised for accelerated growth across high-tech manufacturing, automotive, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications.

First Derivative

First Derivative provides a range of managed services and consulting worldwide to its clients in the capital markets sector, including many of the world’s leading banks, focused on supporting mission-critical systems as well as helping them to achieve and maintain regulatory compliance.

If you meet these requirements and would like to apply for this role.