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KDB+ Engineering Lead - Executive Director

Req #: 170115814
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.1 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity. Under the JPMorgan, Chase and Bank One brands, the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients. 


The Market Intelligence Technology group at JPMorgan is a global team responsible for the infrastructure, support, training, and implementation of a single tick store for CIB built upon KDB technology.  A senior role exists within the team focused on the creation of a KDB University and act as SME on the underlying technology.


Key elements of role


  • Develop core components and frameworks as part of the strategic platform for applications to leverage
  • Complete appropriate unit and team cross-testing to advance the overall QA effort
  • Act as a subject matter expert on KDB technology to help train others
  • Work closely with the Production Management, Core Engineering and Data Management teams to ensure optimal solutions that can be properly supported





  • Strong programming skills in Q and at least one of Java, Python or C++
  • Experience and good understanding of market data, especially tick data
  • Knowledge or pre, post, intra trading
  • Sound understanding of transactional cost
  • Strong architectural skills in systems engineering and application architecture
  • 10+ yrs experience using KDB technology to build solutions for the financial industry
  • Knowledgeable in the different types of storage options (column based, noSQL, relational, etc) to properly choose the appropriate technology for the problem domain.
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