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Software Engineer III - KDB Developer

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Description for Internal Candidates

We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for you to take your software engineering career to the next level.

As a Software Engineer III at JPMorgan Chase within the Corporate and Investment Bank, you serve as a seasoned member of an agile team to design and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. You will drive next-gen implementation of our Macro KDB platform, bringing together best capabilities of on-prem and cloud-based KDB engineering solutions. Additionally, you will assist in building and supporting scalable KDB+ API that enables pre/at/post-trade real-time and historical analytics of Etrading flows and services.

Job responsibilities

  • Building and supporting Macro KDB+ API enabling real-time and historical Etrading analytics for internal desks and clients
  • Driving next-gen implementation of Macro KDB platform, combining on-prem and cloud-based engineering solutions
  • Executes software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Creates secure and high-quality production code and maintains algorithms that run synchronously with appropriate systems
  • Produces architecture and design artifacts for complex applications while being accountable for ensuring design constraints are met by software code development
  • Gathers, analyzes, synthesizes, and develops visualizations and reporting from large, diverse data sets in service of continuous improvement of software applications and systems
  • Contributes to software engineering communities of practice and events that explore new and emerging technologies

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and proficient applied experience
  • Expert in KDB+ technology and Q language
  • Understanding, or eager to learn, FX, Commodities and Rates electronic markets, products and protocols. Passionate to understand the raw Etrading data and own the analytics derived from it
  • Hands-on practical experience in system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Experience in developing, debugging, and maintaining code in a large corporate environment with one or more modern programming languages and database querying languages
  • Overall knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Hands-on experience in real-time processing of large market data and order volumes, preferably in cloud-based deployments