Vacancies Tagged LINUX

My client is looking for a solid KDB+ developer to lead the KDB+ development activities across Fixed Income Rates and Currencies group in London.

The role will require a strong leader who can work closely with the front office business and lead the strategic direction of the KDB platform.

The team will work on the build out of the current KDB platform to meet new client demands across the Fixed Income Rates and Currencies group and to achieve this you work closely with the Front Office Quant and Trading business.

Work covers KDB architecture including but not limited to:

  • low latency tick
  • schema
  • Q framework
  • user focused analytics and visualization
  • scripting
  • some java components
  • design of significantly sized KDB+ systems and Infrastructures
  • development on a Unix or Linux environment
  • low latency systems development and tick data capture
  • core Java 

 Industry: Investment Banking

Working for a Tier One Global Investment Bank to design, implement, test and deploy trading systems for the market making and execution only trading desks.

As part of the development team supporting the Global cash and derivatives rates and credit businesses, you will develop pricing, quoting and algorithmic trading systems that can enhance connectivity to new markets and improve quantitative low latency performance.

Key aspects of the role are:

  • Manage relationships with senior Trading/Sales and software vendors
  • Tune Linux, reconfigure network routing/firewall setup, adopt new market protocols, and quantitative analysis of latency data
  • Configure new ION Trading components and middleware
  • Develop Java, KDB/Q, and scripting languages (Shell, Perl, Python)

You must have:

  • Experience of development and tuning of high performance real-time electronic trading applications, whether buy- or sell-side, or at an exchange
  • Quantitative performance monitoring and testing, including population statistics
  • Bonds and swaps pricing and risk management
  • TCP/IP networking, including technical certifications such as CCNA, highly desirable
  • ION Marketview API and platform configuration experience highly desirable.

Location: New York / New Jersey

A global financial organisation based in Vilnius are currently hiring for a IT Specialist / System Owner to work in their Front Office Securities IT team.

The Securities IT team are responsible for building and integrating the next generation of trading applications for their Fixed Income and Equities business.

The Securities IT platform is a combination of in-house developed systems and external vendor products. The System Owners are responsible for the external vendor suite, ensuring that the solutions and systems we have in place are fit for purpose to support the business flow.

We are looking for a skilled technologist who wants to be part of a high performance team that delivers state-of-the-art, value adding solutions to our business stakeholders. Although the position is based in Vilnius, my client has a distributed team of about 30 people so effective communication and collaboration is critical to achieving their strategic objectives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the electronic trading vendor products, and ensuring the solutions we have in place are ‘fit for purpose’ to support the intended business flow.
  • Being the technical expert on the platform and have a thorough understanding of the business flow it supports.
  • Coordinate and handle maintenance tasks, upgrades, improvements and optimization.
  • Install and configure new components as well as retiring old ones.
  • Secure a fruitful working relationship between business users, operations, infrastructure teams and the Securities IT team.
  • Solve complex tasks with simple solutions, while keeping the overall picture and dependencies in mind.
  • Participate in 2nd/3rd level application support
  • Optimization, Integration and configuration
  • Project Management
  • Development (There will be the chance to work on development in due course for those who have an interest in coding).

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Relevant higher education – Bachelor’s degree as a minimum.
  • Development background gained from University, spare time or in previous positions.
  • Experience in handling third-party software and external suppliers.
  • Experience of cooperation and coordination across stakeholders.
  • Proven experience with IT projects in a time-to-market focused environment.
  • Excellent stakeholder and vendor management skills.
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure, spanning across the server side (mainly Windows but some knowledge of Linux is desirable), network, firewalls, etc.
  • Experience in an agile work methodology.
  • Knowledge of incident and problem management.

For more information, please send your CV to [email protected]

Industry: Financial Markets


Our client, a Tier One investment Bank is looking for a Senior KDB+/Q Developer to join their team in London.
You will have extensive experience of KDB+/Q including the design of significantly sized KDB+ systems and infrastructures.
Experience with development on a Unix and/or Linux environment is desirable along with experience in core Java and Java web development.
Experience with low latency systems development and tick data capture would be advantageous.
You will be required to work closely with the business and have the ability to quickly understand the products and services they offer.
Excellent Communication Skills

Interested in Finance? We have a great opportunity if you are looking to move into the world of banking.

Our client is looking for a Business Analyst / Project Manager to join their Change Delivery Team. The role is front office focussed, working closely with stakeholders.
No banking experience is required however solid technical and functional Business Analyst/Project Management experience is essential. You will have strong analytical and technical problem solving skills with excellent communications skills both verbal and written.
Good technical knowledge of Linux and Windows Operating Systems is essential along with a flexible attitude to work and a commitment to achieve deadlines. You will have a structured approach to project management preferably within an agile environment along with a willingness to learn and work on multiple applications across Fixed Income and Equities.
Experience of working with Fidessa, ION or Bloomberg and FIX and FpML messaging knowledge would be advantageous.
Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics is desirable but not essential.

This major banking group seeks a strong IT Auditor to conduct reviews across all of the bank’s technology infrastructure. You should possess detailed knowledge of at least two of the following technology platforms:

  • * Operating systems – UNIX, LINUX, Windows
  • * Networks – Cisco
  • * Firewalls
  • * Databases – SQL, Sybase, Oracle
  • * Datacentres

Specific banking experience is not essential, as candidates with appropriate experience gained in the internal audit function of a practice firm will be considered. This is an outstanding opportunity to develop your career within a major banking group as a  Senior IT Infrastructure Auditor, where you will be well rewarded.