KDB/q Analytics Engineer

London (Greater)
02 Dec 2021
02 Jan 2022
Full Time
Contract Type

As a KDB/q analytics engineer, you will be working on a global initiative to take our data engineering platforms to the next level using the latest technologies and techniques. You will be developing high quality, low maintenance, resilient solutions for our global trading businesses.

You will be working in our small but growing team, made of up of many diverse skillsets which allows for significant learning and development opportunities. There will be a focus of migrating the platform onto public cloud and integrating q/kdb into the teams’ wider data lake architecture and seek to extend the platform to new users.

This is a rapidly evolving area, and we want people who will bring a learning mindset to the role. We have set out to build a best-in-class real time calculation platform on a relatively young platform and this role will provide opportunities to use your knowledge and passion to shape that delivery.

You will also have an opportunity to get involved in integrations with other technologies (eg. DataIKU, Alation and more)

You will be responsible for:

  • End to end solution design
  • Coding
  • Dev Ops
  • Modelling
  • Cloud migration projects
  • Long term improvements
  • Business requests

Skills required:

  • KDB/q experience (3+ years)
  • proficient bash/shell scripting
  • Any experience of Java, Scala or Python would be very useful.

Working in Technology at Macquarie, you’ll be part of a high performing team and sit side-by-side with business stakeholders. Our flat structure means that you’ll directly contribute to our strategy, while taking ownership of a diverse range of projects utilising the latest technologies.

If you would like to apply your skills to a fast-paced environment, building next generation data platform for our market leading trading business, please apply now.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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