Senior KDB Developer

Job Title: Senior KDB Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: HQ00014908 (1_240118)
Contact Name: Jack Pan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2018 18:41

Job Description

Our client from the financial services domain is looking to hire a highly proficient and technical developer with expertise in KDB Q.


  • Design and Develop key elements of the Global FX MI and Analytics platform
  • Work closely with quantitative and electronic tech team in implementing fit for purpose solutions
  • Contribute to designing and architecting tick, data access, feeds and scalable analytic solutions
  • Implement API based functionality
  • Contribute to and expand common components, tools and APIs
  • Focus on automation around metrics, builds and testing


  • ​In depth understanding of q language structures and writing performant code
  • Test Driven, Behaviour Driven Development with emphasis on specification based testing
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrable knowledge of market data, trade data and basic statistical concepts
  • Ability to query, analyse and combine vast amounts of data
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Familiar with KDB tick architecture
  • Ability to adjust to a dynamic environment
  • Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions
  • Exposure to all aspects of SDLC, including build automation, deployment and support
  • Experience in a second language is greatly valued

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