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KDB Developer

Barclays
Hong Kong
Posted 3 days ago Permanent Competitive
KDB Developer
As a Barclays Cross-Asset KDB Developer you will have an exciting opportunity to Deliver cross asset Kdb+ solutions to support FICC(FX/rates/credit) and Equities businesses. You will integrate and leverage the latest Data science platform being built in the kdb estate. You will fit into the team and the current code base, make it their own, and use this as a base to be able to design and develop new components. This will include ongoing re-implementations of the existing codebase, extensions thereof and ongoing support of those systems.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
  • Developing robust, high performance, unit tested Kdb+ solutions, both tactical and strategic as required and prioritised
  • You will deliver solutions in line with the strategic Kdb architecture, and in a way such that they can be shared across asset classes when required
  • Working closely with senior business users to understand requirements and delivering high quality solutions
  • Providing estimates for tasks, including design, development and testing
  • Communicating with senior stakeholders to understand their requirements and managing their expectations of delivery, at director and managing director level
  • You will be in charge of keeping the key stakeholders aware of the processes and procedures require for work prioritization
What we're looking for:
  • Excellent Q/Kdb+ programming skills on Linux
  • Development experience in front office / electronic trading systems
  • Excellent knowledge of agile and SDLC processes
  • Experience with Maven / Java / Git / Team City
Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Exceptional academic record with a numerate degree (2:1 or higher) - e.g. computer science, maths, physics, engineering
  • Full-lifecycle development on at least one large commercial system, with ideal candidate focusing on significant development of large distributed Kdb+ systems
Where will you be working?
Our offices are situated in the center of Hong Kong's financial district, at 2 Queen's Road. Cheung Kong Centre is an investment banking hub that offers panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon Peninsula. There is a variety of local amenities and you will be just a short walk from shopping malls, health clubs and multiple transport links.


Job ID  90346753
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