KDB Developer

KDB Developer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a KDB Developer to join our team.


  • Every day coding in KDB/q;
  • Be heavily involved in architectural design discussions to help shape the strategic direction of our platforms;
  • Work effectively in a small, flat and regionally distributed multi-skilled team which support KDB platforms for our businesses globally;
  • Face off to the business in multiple regions to understand requirements and translate it into design and delivery.


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • KDB development experience coupled with exposure to Financial Market Data as well as knowledge of Java is a plus but not essential;
  • Strong understanding of KDB architecture and design best practices;
  • Experience in developing software with KDB+;
  • A personal hands-on approach to the software development process;
  • Understanding of financial services and financial Market Data;
  • The skills when it comes to being able to mentor, train and implement a learning environment;
  • Strong proficiency in KDB, and in particular time series data for derivative products;
  • You can demonstrate that you can contribute to the design and technical direction of the product suite;
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals.