KDB Engineer Developer - Investment Banking

Sanderson iKas
London, United Kingdom
GBP900 - GBP1000 per day + Inside IR35
26 May 2023
25 Jun 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
KDB - Market Data - KDB/q - C++ - Python

We are currently hiring for a KDB Developr to join the equities connectivity and execution team at an international investment bank in London.

The kdb/q Engineer will join a globally distributed team developing a set of Data and Analytics applications. The applications are deployed across all markets in Americas, EMEA and APAC regions normalising data capture, time series and analytical capabilities across regions. If you join the team, you will work on various development tasks depending on your skills and preferences.

  • Develop and support KDB market data ticker plant deployed worldwide
  • Every day coding in KDB/q, C++/Python is a plus
  • Face off to the business to understand requirements and translate it into design
  • Work effectively in a flat compact and regionally distributed multi-skilled team
  • Take end-to-end responsibility for delivery: working with other IT groups to define and deliver proper hardware infrastructure, deploy KDB components, work with Support teams to establish monitoring, etc.
  • Be heavily involved in architectural design discussions to help shape the strategic direction of the platform

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • 3-7+years of KDB development
  • 3-7+years of exposure to Financial Markets Data
  • Advanced understanding of KDB architecture and design best practices
  • Understanding of financial services advantageous
  • Thorough understanding of fundamental software engineering and computer science principles: objectoriented design, structured design, databases, algorithms, data structures, usability, refactoring, debugging, and configuration management
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
  • Excellent communications skills, able to communicate clearly and effectively.

Please submit your CV immediatley in order to be considered for this role

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