KDB Developer

KDB Developer

It Consulting Solutions Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Singapore
2-5 years
96000 - 168000 SGD

Job Description

You will be delivering critical low-latency front-office pricing / trading solutions, helping to analyze, design, build and deploy multi-tier, high availability systems globally deployed systems. Knowledge of any of the following business areas encompassing FX cash and FX Vanilla Options is desired. The candidate will be experienced in working with an agile delivery model and be good at communicating with other developers both in EMEA and the US as part of a global team.


Key Responsibilities

  • This is a great opportunity to work in business focused solutions based development team. It is expected that the candidate plays an active role in developing the platform and be able to articulate effectively with all stakeholders.
  • The candidate will be a skilled KDB developer capable of taking existing production architecture and ambiguous/changing requirements into stride.
  • The candidate will then come up with cohesive, intelligent and logical solutions to problems, which not only meet the immediate requirements of the global business, but also provide an avenue for further extension.
  • Development is primarily KDB based, with peripheral technologies including python, UNIX shell scripting, and Hadoop and related technologies. The candidate’s repertoire should include knowledge of client-server/distributed technologies.
  • The candidate will be working in the eFX technology team, helping to analyze, design, build and deploy multi-tier, high availability systems globally deployed systems.
  • The candidate will be experienced in working with an agile delivery model and communicating with other developers both in EMEA and the US as part of a global team.


Key Requirements

  • Grad (4 year)/Post grad in Computer Science (or relevant work experience in large scale IT environment)
  • At least 3 years of experience in KDB development
  • Strong KDB/q skills with a thorough understanding of q internals such as tp, rdb, hdb, and tick data storage
  • Solid knowledge of the UNIX / Linux environment
  • Strong experience in one or more scripting languages (Perl, Python, Unix Shell Scripting)
  • Experience in designing and developing ETL processes for the project's data warehouse
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply critical thinking to a variety of situations
  • Experience in Java is preferred
  • Experience in FX business & large Financial Institution is preferred


Technical Skills

  • Strong KDB experience
  • Solid knowledge of the UNIX/Linux environment
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g., Python, Perl, Shell script)
  • Knowledge of Java a plus


Soft Skills

  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, challenging environment

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