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KDB Developer/Data Expert - GLASGOW

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KDB Developer/Data Expert - GLASGOW

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Software Development

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Gail Maguire

  • Contact email:

    gail.maguire@claremontconsulting.com

  • High Salary:

    600

  • Low Salary:

    500

  • Reference:

    BBBH16876_1566984313

  • Job Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months+

  • Expiry Date:

    2019-09-27

  • Startdate:

    asap

KDB Developer/Data Expert - GLASGOW

My client is a highly dynamic and globally successful Financial Services organisation who have their own technical level of excellence. They currently have an opportunity for aKDB Developer/Data Expert to join their team in Glasgow, Scotland.

Team Profile:
We are seeking a hands on data expert with good KDB knowledge to work closely with the Quantitative Investment Strategies to understand their data requirements and actively contribute to the design and implementation of solutions. This business is a key growth area for the firm and the team in Glasgow is central to firm's strategy to their ongoing effort to expand our offering to clients. This role will be an essential part of ensure there is strong engagement between the business and the Glasgow team the ongoing effort to expand the offering to clients.The team works closely with the business and is focused on delivering cutting-edge technology to the firm's internal and external clients. A key part of this is the development of a new consolidated KDB platform to manage all the data requirements around these products while developing new tools and systems to streamline business processes and enable the business to expand into new areas.

The role involves all aspects of the software development life cycle: analysis, design and implementation. This is a role for a flexible and practical technologist who demonstrates excellent problem solving skills, enjoys all aspects of software development and will contribute to the success of the team.

Role Profile:
You will be responsible for engaging directly with trading, desk strategists and financial engineers to define and manage their requirements.
You will play an active part in the design and development of enhancements, tools and applications.You will be part of a highly skilled agile team of developers in Glasgow. You will help to set the strategic direction for the team and provide key input in to design decisionsYou will design and consult on q queries to achieve analytics objectives of the various clients.You will partner with the desk strategists to deliver a commercial platform, where reactivity will be key.

Desired Skills:
Domain knowledge of Equity markets and Equity Derivative products
Hands on experience of KDB development
Exposure to Java, Python and SQL
Knowledge of funds and strategies would be an advantage
Strong communication skills to work with main stakeholders in desk strategists and financial engineering teams

This role is urgent, please contact me for more info<