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New York, New York Hunter Bond

JOB TITLE: KDB+/Q Engineer

CLIENT: Prestigious Quantitative Hedge Fund

SALARY: $500,000 Total Compensation

LOCATION: New York

JOB OVERVIEW

As a KDB+/Q Engineer you will develop, hands on, a next generation research and analytics trading platform for the one of the largest and most successful Hedge Funds in the world!

You will work on large-scale financial data problems in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, in direct collaboration with Quantitative Researchers and Portfolio Managers where, the solutions you create benefit the entire organization!

PERKS

  • Ownership of mission-critical greenfield projects.
  • Innovative, state-of-the-art technology and software.
  • Intellectually stimulating atmosphere with like-minded people, tackling the toughest problems in the industry.
  • Beautiful offices with video games, board games, foosball, nap areas and table tennis.
  • Flat structure - every members' input is needed, and encouraged, regardless of seniority.
  • No red tape or endless climbing of corporate ladders.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE NEEDED:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
  • Experience in engineering relevant solutions using KDB+/Q on systems of considerable scale and complexity.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals and software development experience in Python, C/C++, or Java.
  • Exposure to electronic trading systems or Real Time financial data management and analytics.
  • Previous collaboration with quantitative researchers or traders to understand their needs and design and engineer solutions.

NICE TO HAVE

  • A passion for technology and an appreciation that it is always changing.
  • An interest in working with people who challenge you and make you better at what you do