Market Data Engineer

Sun Trading International Ltd
London (Greater)
From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum
03 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sun Trading is looking for a talented Market Data Engineer to join our London office. Our work environment is open, fast-paced, and highly professional. The Market Data team is responsible for building and maintaining time series databases as well as analytics infrastructure. This infrastructure is used for quantitative research, back testing, parameter calibration, risk data modeling, and compliance reporting.


Assist in developing and maintaining the Market Data team's KDB+ infrastructure. This includes troubleshooting production issues and automating processes to make the team more efficient.
  • ·Work directly with the trading teams, risk managers and compliance officers to identify and fulfill their market data needs.
  • ·Produce reports using market data, internally generated data and other data sources. Analyze and compare new data sources and make recommendations.
  • ·Follow company-wide software development policies including documenting code and code changes.
  • ·Build validation to ensure all data adheres to strict quality specifications.
  • Skills, qualifications, experience required:

    Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent.Very strong KDB/q skills and the ability to apply them to financial data analysis.Exceptional troubleshooting and problem solving skill.A strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate closely both within Market Data and with our customers outside the team.Experience with measuring data quality, and creating and supporting compliance reporting processes. Experience in the financial services or trading industry.Working knowledge of real-time data processing.Experience with Linux and scripting.Additional useful qualifications

    Experience in Python and/or shell scripting.Working knowledge of C++ development.Understanding of exchange protocols, standards and connectivity.

    Closing date:28 November 2017

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