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KDB Developer - London Hedge Fund

Posted 06/10/2023

£150000 - £350000 per annum + bonus



IT & Digital

Job Description

Discover a thrilling opportunity in the heart of financial technology as a KDB+ Developer with a prestigious hedge fund in London. Join my clients team and become a crucial player in the world of data-driven innovation. Immerse yourself in a culture that celebrates creativity and offers endless room for professional growth, all within stylish, meticulously designed offices.

Location: London, UK

Company: My client, a leading hedge fund in London, is actively seeking talented KDB+ Developers to join their dynamic and fast-paced team. With expansion plans on the horizon, this is your chance to be part of an exciting journey and collaborate with some of the best minds in the industry.

About the Role:

  • As a KDB Developer at my client's hedge fund, you will play a crucial role in implementing and optimising KDB as a complete environment.
  • You will have the opportunity to work across all asset classes, tackling complex challenges and collaborating closely with quant researchers and trading teams.
  • At my client's hedge fund, developers often take on responsibilities that extend beyond traditional development roles, bridging the gap between technical expertise and business needs.


  • A deep and passionate understanding of KDB is a must. Whether you're a seasoned expert or someone who shows exceptional potential, we want to hear from you.
  • Proficiency in either K or Q is essential, and familiarity with both is highly desirable.
  • We value curiosity, dedication to KDB, and a strong problem-solving mindset. At my client's hedge fund, they thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
  • Candidates who can demonstrate their ability to take on high-level problems and devise effective solutions without relying solely on written specifications are highly regarded.

Why Join?:

  • Collaborate with prominent figure in the KDB+ world, learning from the very best.
  • Enjoy market leading compensation packages, including a strong base salary and attractive bonuses.
  • Take on responsibilities that extend beyond the traditional developer role, overseeing infrastructure, content, and user experience.
  • Embrace a dynamic work environment that fosters continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Be part of a unique firm with exciting projects on the horizon, including those involving large and challenging data-sets.
  • Join a flat structure that thrives on fast-paced problem-solving and encourages technical leadership without transitioning into management.

Culture and Benefits:

  • At my client's hedge fund, the culture is collaborative, open, and friendly.
  • They seek individuals with a proactive mindset and excellent communication skills who enjoy solving problems, engaging with colleagues and users.
  • Offices are considered some of the best in the industry, designed for a comfortable and homely atmosphere, complete with an on-site restaurant and a gym equipped with personal trainers.
  • Enjoy a competitive 10% pension contribution 25 days of holiday, free breakfast & lunch every day , as well as access to a gym with free personal trainer sessions.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Jack Tyrrell, Specialist Recruitment Consultant at MCS Group 02038548637 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit www.mcsgroup.jobs to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us 028 9023 5456 .

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