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Senior KDB Software Engineer in Chicago, IL at Interactive Business Systems

Date Posted: 1/26/2019

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Job Description



This opportunity involves working on one of the most advanced and sophisticated trading platforms in the world. Top notch engineers put their best in ensuring that this trading platform is functioning at its best under any market condition.

Regulatory Systems require performance-focused back-end developers to assist with enhancements to our KDB/Q system.

We're are seeking an industrious and driven Senior Software Engineer to be a key contributor. As a member of the Match Engine Order Entry Systems team members will be part of highly visible and mission critical initiatives.

Principal Responsibilities:

         Write core Java, KDB, and Q code

         Work closely with Quality Assurance to resolve any issues reported by QA / Test Analysis

         Understand performance metric and factors affecting the performance and find ways to improve it

         Leverage automation for increased efficiency

         Track own progress to ensure timely delivery

         Bring in fresh ideas to make improvements

         Participate in code reviews for own as well as others’ code

         Work with other teams involved in project life-cycle



         8+ years of experience in a Software Development

         Deep understanding of Java, KDB, and Q

         For Back-end roles – Informatica, Oracle, Hadoop will be required in various roles

         Experience with AWS, particularly in large-data (Hadoop and otherwise) solutions a plus

         Familiarity with Linux, Maven, Git, Jira.

         Agile and test-driven development experience

         C/C++ knowledge will be a plus

         Trading industry experience will be a plus

         Strong communication skills

         Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably CS, CE or IT)