KDB Developer - Digital Business Services KDB Developer - Digital Business Services …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Not Specified
KDB Developer - Digital Business Services

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at HSBC.  As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey.  If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

HSBC Digital Business Services is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. Digital Business Services combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as a KDB Developer.

Principal Responsibilities

As a KDB developer, the successful candidate will be expected to operate according to industry best practices:

  • Implement best-of-breed technical solutions based on agreed technical design, adopting industry standard development patterns and methodologies, including behaviour-driven development with continuous integration / automated unit and integration testing
  • Work with other team members and liaise with nominated business stakeholders when required to ensure that business requirements are fully understood before commencing design and development
  • Draw-up detailed technical designs for components in response to business requirements and high-level technical architecture
  • Fully test implemented solutions in advance of User Acceptance Testing
  • Assist (when required) with the deployment of components to development and test environments
  • Developers in our team are expected to own the end to end delivery of software from analysis through to release to production and support. We work in small iterative cycles and release software daily to production
  • Everyone in our team releases code to production, raises production change requests and assists in production support
  • Using the application’s functional and vector programming language to analyse and implement business requirements as requested

Main Duties:

Development of real-time and historical Data Analytics services:

  • Implementing analytics and reporting MI for the Quants, Sales and Trading desks
  • Develop infrastructure and software for load balancing and scaling the architecture to support different business use cases and data growth
  • Development of tools and processes for automated deployment of services to our globally distributed infrastructure running on premise and on the cloud
  • Development of modules and services to be used as building blocks, such as data analytics, monitoring and metrics for both business trading and system events
  • Design and implementation of data feeds for trades, orders, exchange market data, tradable market prices and many other sources
  • Tuning and optimizing services and modules for performance and volume


Technical knowledge:

Must have:

  • An understanding of the fundamentals of the q language and KDB+
  • Practical knowledge of Linux
  • Must be passionate about technology and demonstrate their aptitude for exploring, learning and building technology
  • Experience in any functional programming languages, C, Python or R will be advantageous

Non - Technical knowledge:

  • Be able to work well in a team and be an excellent communicator
  • Be interested in solving problems and flexible and adaptable in doing so>
  • Be able to work under pressure and to deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Interest in going through large datasets and information in order to understand issues and develop software solutions

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

Company Overview

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. Our global businesses serve more than 40 million customers worldwide through three global businesses: Wealth and Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, Global Banking & Markets. Our network covers 64 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Whether you are looking for a first job or taking the next step in your career, we offer many ways for you to achieve your ambitions. Come and work with us and you'll have opportunities to build connections with colleagues and customers worldwide and help build the bank for the future.

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