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KDB Developer
Ref No.: 18-20114
Location: New York, New York

Job Title: KDB Developer 

Algo Trading Systems - Plant Management / Integration, VP.

The ATS (Algorithmic Trading Services) team has a well-established cross-asset electronic trading platform that supports multiple business units trading Equities, Derivatives, Fixed Income, Commodities and Foreign Exchange products across the globe.

This role is for BXS (Benchmark Execution Strategies) team. BXS systems provide cross asset class benchmark execution strategies, rules based execution strategies, and trajectory crossing. The team is responsible for the full software life cycle of these systems. We work closely with our business partners in sales and trading, risk management, compliance, operations, research and other technology teams at Brokerage.

We're looking for an experienced systems integrator/systems engineer/dev-ops engineer to join our plant management team.

Day to Day responsibilities and duties include:
• Configuring, testing and deploying strategic and tactical solutions for trading strategies, monitoring tools, improving scalability, performance and efficiency of the strategies.
• Bridge the gap between development and support teams to ensure successful delivery of projects and that support teams can service our product.
• Face off Business/other partnering teams to drive day to day projects

• Detail oriented, high-energy, positive can-do attitude that considers no job too big or too small
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to work well with remote peers
• Experience working in a bare-metal linux environment
• Working knowledge of python, perl (or equivalent scripting experience will be considered)
• Experience in large scale plant management /operational support /risk management.
• Experience with FIX protocol
• Experience in the Algo / SOR / Electronic Trading business
• Configuration management experience, we use a custom template-driven tool, no specific tooling experience is necessary

Bonus Points:
• Experience with q/KDB, exchange, or market-data connectivity, supporting trading engines, or other front-office trading technology operations
• Working knowledge of C++/Java, the application stack we deploy and run is written in these.
• A voracious appetite for automation, successful candidates work smarter not harder by writing high-quality smart tools our team can use