Engineering Lead - (Q/KDB)

United States, California
Job ID: 1633

Job Description

Our client is a leading investment management firm, looking for a senior q/kdb engineer to join their team in Newport Beach. The successful candidate must be able to design and organise the building of q/kdb systems for portfolio analytics, portfolio managers, and other business and technology teams. You will have the opportunity to eventually be promoted to manage the team.


  • Collect and distil business requirements and define technical options, trade-offs and present to both technical and business audiences
  • Work with the team to ensure well-architected technical solutions for Portfolio Analytics and other internal clients
  • Work well as a team leader and collaborate closely with technology and business colleagues
  • Ensure that solutions follow q/kdb/Refinery best practices as well as internal standards
  • Provide second level user support for business-critical problems

Position Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related technical field
  • 5+ years of development experience, with deep knowledge of q/kdb
  • Good interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills an absolute must with a demonstrable ability to lead in a team environment
  • Self-motivated with a strong aptitude for learning and business problem solving
  • Write idiomatic q/kdb and be familiar with the latest versions
  • Financial Markets background preferred
  • Python experience is a strong plus
  • Java and/or C++ experience a plus

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