Senior KDB Software Engineer

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 11/19/2018 Category: Java Job Number: 11132

Our clients platform is one of the most advanced and sophisticated trading platform in the world. Top notch engineers put their best in ensuring that the Globex trading platform is functioning at its best under any market condition.


Reg systems requires performance-focused back-end developers to assist with enhancements to our KDB/Q system.


We' re looking for an industrious and driven Senior Software Engineer to be a key contributor. As a member of the Reg Systems team consultants will be part of highly visible and mission critical initiatives.


  • Write core java, KDB, and Q code
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance to resolve any issues reported by QA / Test Analysis
  • Understand performance metric and factors affecting the performance and find ways to improve it
  • Leverage automation for increased efficiency
  • Track own progress to ensure timely delivery
  • Bring in fresh ideas to make improvements
  • Participate in code reviews for own as well as others’ code
  • Work with other teams involved in project life-cycle


  • 8+ years of experience in a Software Development
  • Deep understanding of Java, KDB, and Q
  • For Back-end roles, Informatica, Oracle, Hadoop will be required in various roles.
  • Experience with AWS, particularly in large-data (Hadoop and otherwise) solutions a plus.
  • Familiarity with Linux, Maven, Git, Jira.
  • Agile and test-driven development experience
  • C/C++ knowledge will be a plus
  • Trading industry experience will be a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Bachelor’ s Degree (Preferably CS, CE or IT)

Kelly Hallgren

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