Senior KDB Development Specialist - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 21 Aug 18 2018-08-21

Senior KDB Development Specialist - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

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.

Principal responsibilities​

  • 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


Qualifications
Requirements
  • ​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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