Kdb+/Q Engineer

London (Central), London (Greater)
13 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Company Description:

We’re Citadel, a worldwide leader in finance that uses next-generation technology and alpha-driven strategies to transform the global economy. We tackle some of the toughest problems in the industry by pushing ourselves to be the best again and again. It’s demanding work for the brightest minds, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Here, great ideas can come from anyone. Everyone. You.

If you aspire to:

  • Build business-critical technology platforms that enable data management, analytics, and trading
  • Use creative problem solving to build scalable, robust systems that bring trading strategies to life
  • Work in a team environment that closely integrates trading, quantitative research, and technology
  • Invest in a career with purpose

If you’ve got an interest in:

  • Hands-on development of a next-generation research analytics and trading platform
  • Working on large-scale financial data problems, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and highly-collaborative team
  • Evaluating and selecting technology solutions that will directly impact Quantitative Researchers and Portfolio Managers
  • Assisting Quantitative Research teams to utilize the analytics and trading platform

If you’ve proven you have:

  • Expertise in engineering relevant solutions using Kdb+/Q on systems of considerable scale and complexity
  • Strong computer science fundamentals and deep software development experience in Python, C/C++, or Java
  • Exposure to electronic trading systems and/or real-time financial data management and analytics
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with quantitative researchers or traders to understand their needs and design and engineer scalable, robust solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical field required

Expiry: Midnight 10 July 2019

Salary: Competitive