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Senior KDB Development Specialist - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology
August 10, 2018
Some careers grow faster than others. If you're looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential.
HSBC Operations, Services and Technology is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. HOST combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Senior KDB Development Specialist.
Develop key parts of the Global FX MI and Analytics platform
Work closely with quants 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
You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.
Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.
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