Job ref no.: CT3120081-01#1752

Application Developer


Application Developer - 90221778

Primary Location:CN-CN-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Job Type:Permanent/Regular

Posting Range:6 Feb 2019 - Ongoing


Job Title Senior KDB De




Hong Kong


Deliver cross asset Kdb+ solutions to support FX / rates / credit and Equities businesses as prioritized. The ideal candidate will fit into the team and the current code base, make it their own, and use this as a base to be able to design and develop new components. This will include ongoing re-implementations of the existing codebase, extensions thereof and ongoing support of those systems.

Your Role
  • Develop robust, high performance, unit tested Kdb+ solutions, both tactical and strategic as required and prioritised
  • Deliver solutions in line with the strategic AETT Kdb architecture, and in a way such that they can be shared across asset classes when required.
  • Work closely with senior business users to understand requirements and deliver high quality solutions
  • Provide estimates for tasks, including design, development and testing
  • The candidate will be able to communicate with senior stakeholders to understand their requirements and manage their expectations of delivery, at director and managing director level.
  • Key stakeholders must be kept aware of the processes and procedures require for work prioritization.
  • If an expedited solution is necessary the candidate should be able to analyse the situation and deliver rapid resolutions.
  • The candidate should understand the impact a change has when defining solutions and build this into estimates.
  • Cover L3 support and perform releases when required by the team rota

Essential Skills
  • Excellent Q/Kdb+ programming skills on Linux
  • 5-10 years development experience in front office / electronic trading systems.
  • Strong knowledge of agile and SDLC processes.
  • Experience of low latency systems.

Desirable Skills
  • Strong academic record with a numerate degree (2:1 or higher) - e.g. computer science, maths, physics, engineering.
  • Full-lifecycle development on at least 1 large commercial system, with ideal candidate focusing on significant development of large distributed Kdb+ systems
  • Banking experience
  • Experience with Maven / Java / Git / Team City

About Us
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

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Barclays Values & Diversity

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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Job ref no. CT3120081-01#1752
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree