Experienced Kdb+ Contractor

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • AquaQ Analytics
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

We’re currently seeking experienced kdb+ contractors to work with leading investment banks globally. Positions are available in London, New York and Hong Kong on a variety of exciting projects. The successful candidate will take on a fast-paced role and will be expected to produce results with a quick turnaround on key deliverables.

AquaQ Analytics Limited is a provider of specialist data management, data analytics and data mining services. Our primary business is kdb+ development for the Capital Markets industry. Founded in 2011, we have grown from 3 people to 80 people. We are a young, dynamic company with a strong focus on developing our employees.


The profile of the people we are looking for is:

·       6+ years of Q/kdb+ expertise in:

·       Strong programming skills in Q and at least one of Java, Python or C++

o   Kdb+ ticker plant, real-time and historical data

o   Kdb+ functions, scripting and q-sql queries

o   Debugging and troubleshooting

·       Experience working with Equities/FX/FI data

·       Experienced with data from different market data vendors – Bloomberg, Reuters, Activ Financial etc.

·       Experience in Unix/ Linux operating system

·       Comprehensive expertise in the software development process

·       Strong analytic and problem-solving skills

·       Strong written and verbal communication

·       Graduated with a 2.1 or above in a STEM related degree discipline


Additional Skills of Interest:

  • Feed handler interaction and development
  • Visualisation of data from a kdb+ database
  • Integration of kdb+ data with R and Python


If you would like to be considered, please send your CV to careers@aquaq.co.uk.