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Kdb Dev R&D Surveillance

Location: This is a global, remote position.

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KX technology is designed to capture and analyze data to make real-time decisions in a world where data volumes generated by markets and machines are increasing exponentially, and existing technologies fail due to technological or commercial limitations.

KX is widely adopted throughout the financial industry and is poised for accelerated growth across high-tech manufacturing, automotive, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications.

KX is actively looking for a kdb+ Developer to join our Strategic R&D team.

The Role:
  • At KX, we build and maintain the most high-performance time-series analytics platform in the industry. We are in the process of building out our cloud infrastructure and making our capabilities available to hosted applications across a range of industries.
  • This role will play an integral part of the KX Surveillance team.
  • This team is building upon years of customization and innovation to develop a world-class Trade and Ecomms Surveillance solution.
  • The software is used to detect and monitor trades and orders across multiple asset classes, with configurable alerts and an auditable centralized case management tool.
  • On a day-to-day basis, you will: Develop the Kx Surveillance product across multiple asset classes for several implementations as well as contribute to the future expansion of the product.
  • 3+ years’ strong experience working with kdb+/q
  • Experience in developing large scale data capture and analysis platforms
  • Full software development life cycle experience
  • Good Capital Markets knowledge across multiple asset classes
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivate
  • Unix/Linux Experience
Desirable Skills:
  • Knowledge of Surveillance and regulations is desirable
  • Experience working within public Cloud Environments (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience with other programming languages and/or software (preferred Python)

Working for KX:

At KX, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.
We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Health Care Package
  • Pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual leave increasing with service
  • Group Life Protection Benefit
  • Training opportunities
  • KX Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar

If you meet these requirements and would like to apply for this role.