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KDB Developer
Ref No.: 18-05850
Location: New York, New York
Global financial firm located in New York, NY has an immediate contract opportunity for a KDB Developer.

*No third parties please*
Candidate must sit in New York, NY (no remote)


The Automated Risk Trading (ART) program is seeking an experienced KDB Developer to help expand our equities trading tick plant infrastructure. This large-scale environment supports our backtesting, simulation, general research and signal generation infrastructure, and is an essential part of our expanding universe of e-trading systems. This role will work closely with strats, trading, other IT teams and colleagues in NY, EMEA and Asia to design, develop, deploy and support our timeseries databases. Candidates will be assessed on their depth of database architecture and KDB/Q knowledge and (where applicable) equities product & markets knowledge.

Must have:
- Recent experience with KDB 3.x in a production environment development skills
- Experience building & maintaining large-scale KDB ticker plants
- Strong business communication skills

Desirable:
- R / python
- Java front office / trading IT experience
- Systematic trading experience
- Experience developing data visualisation modules and guis
- Equities product knowledge including derivatives