Senior Kdb Developer - Leading hedge fund

  • Open
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Radley James
  • 01 Feb 19

Leading hedge fund currently looking to hire into their new London office. They have built all their in house technology from scratch. They have only opened their London office in the last 2-3 weeks and have expanded operations from New York. The plan for London is to build multiple new teams here and are currently on the hunt for senior Kdb engineers to expand and build their research and trading software, optimising the capabilities of these computing systems and building out their research platform,

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Part of a global team responsible for developing and supporting shared research and trading environment
  • Participate in expanding platform capabilities based on rapidly changing business requirements and providing Level 3 support across the globe
  • Use techniques including pairing (code, analysis, quality assurance etc.) and collaborative requirements elaboration
  • Onboarding and integration of portfolio managers to the platform

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years experience (KDB+)
  • 3+ years experience in financial services, preferably quantitative trading / hedge fund
  • Exposure to multiple databases or technologies such as Java and Python are a plus.
  • Trading applications (vendor OMS/EMS)
  • Experience with Real-time Market Data (Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg)
  • Ability to work under pressure handling Level 3 support issues
  • Excellent English communication skills