KDB Front Office Software Engineer - Quantitative Trading KDB+ Q Driven Team - Leading Quant Hedge Fund

GQR Global Markets
New York City, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Hedge Funds
Yrs of Exp:
2+ to 5 years

Job Description


Calling all KDB Quant Trading Technologists!


Job Description

Highly rated Quant Fund seeking strong KDB+ Developer to join their front office quant trading team. You will be part of the technology team assisting with the development of Medium-High Frequency Trading Systems Experience in a similar role is required.


We are working with a Top Tier Quant Fund based in the NY Tri-state. After many successful years across quant trading the team are looking to expand once more. Primarily they are looking for an experienced KDB+ engineer who can assist with the development of High Frequency Trading Applications within their front office quant trading group.


They predominantly trade Equities, FX and Futures, but the core knowledge needed has to be from a computational stand point where your understanding and implementation abilities with KDB will be excellent. Ideally you will have experience with KDB, Q (shipping language and even KDB+..


Desired Skills & Experience

Currently they are looking to expand steadily with one member. The candidate should have;

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in the financial marketplace.
  • Willing to do hands-on work involving technical implementation in a trading environment.
  • Experience and working knowledge of KDB.
  • Ideally will have exposure to KDB+ and Q.
  • Msc or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering, Network Communications, Artificial Intelligence machine learning or any other relevant qualifications.   


In return they are offering:
  • Huge opportunity to be part of growing and challenging development team.
  • The opportunity to learn from a strong technology team who have developed some of the most innovative trading systems currently in use.
  • The intellectual stimulation and challenge of working within cutting edge development team.
  • Have daily interaction with the business and be a key part of their unrivalled success.



Key Words:  KDB, KDB+,Q, Quant Trading development, KDB implementation, trading systems, software engineering, high Performance Computing    

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While a resume is preferable we also welcome tentative enquiries from well-qualified persons. To speak with an agent please contact one of our regional offices using the contact details listed below. Utmost confidentiality and discretion is assured.


Please ask for Kasey Churchill in the Los Angeles Office.


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