KDB/Java Equity Developer - Tier-1 Investment Bank KDB/Java Equity Developer - Tier-1 Investment Bank …

Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Excellent Remuneration
Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Excellent Remuneration
Posted by:
Danny Kwan • Director at Pinpoint Asia Limited
Posted by:
Danny Kwan
Director at Pinpoint Asia Limited
Our client, a Tier-1 investment bank, is now looking for a KDB/Java Developer for their Equity & Equity Derivatives Trading team. This role is part of the global team to build data-driven equity trading technology working with the Traders and Strats.

Candidates without KDB experience and willing to learn in a steep learning curve are also welcome.


  • Work closely with the Equity and Equity Derivatives trading desks and quantitative strategists to design, develop, deploy and support the KDB plant. 
  • Build the platform with a full application lifecycle which is in a fast-paced, high-stakes agile development environment.
  • Work closely with global business users and different stakeholders to understand the requirements and deliver relevant solutions


  • Core Q/KDB+ Development experience. (Candidates without KDB experience would also be considered) 
  • Strong Java / C# development experience in Unix. 
  • Knowledge of building/managing processes in the Linux environment.
  • Experience with debugging/performance tuning in KDB.
  • Track record working in a front-office environment with trading and quantitative strategists is good to have. 
  • Scripting languages such as Perl/Python/Shell.
  • Degree in Computer Science from a reputable University. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Danny Kwan at resume@pinpointasia.com and put KDB/Java Equity Developer - Tier-1 Investment Bank in the subject header.

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Headquartered in Hong Kong, Pinpoint Asia is the go-to Specialist Firm for Technology Recruitment

We are a team of specialist tech recruiters (many of our recruiters come from an IT background) and we serve a wide range of clients, all the way from tech startups (especially FinTech) to some of the top Financial Institutions on Wall Street and several other large scale enterprises in other industries.

Our significant market reputation and status as the leading search firm for many of our clients is a direct result of our strong industry relationships, intimate understanding of the marketplace and proven ability to deliver results. 

Our vision is to help companies hire smarter and help job seekers get closer to their career aspirations.

To see all our open jobs please reach out to us at https://pinpointasia.com/job-search/ (EA License # 65791) 

We are also seeking top-calibre candidates for the following exciting roles:
1) Java Scala Software Engineer - Investment Banking EQDV Desk
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