KDB Engineer - Digital Business Services

Posted on 9-Apr-21

KDB Engineer - Digital Business Services


Job Highlights

  • One of the world’s leading international banks
  • Dynamic working environment
  • A fantastic opportunity in Markets Sec Services IT

Job Description

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at HSBC.  As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey.  If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

HSBC Digital Business Services is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. Digital Business Services combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as a KDB Engineer.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining KDB microservice based applications across multiple locations in a Hybrid (Colo-Campus-Cloud) model across the globe
  • Creating and updating automated reporting based off of KDB stored data
  • Working with quant team to develop and implement new models for algo trading as well as reports based off trading activity
  • Migrate data source from Refinitiv to Bloomberg


  • Must have strong KDB skills
  • Must be familiar with kdb+/q tick architecture.Experience with qspec testing framework
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Demonstrable knowledge of market data, trade data
  • Experience with Refinitive/Bloomberg data
  • Experience with esigning and developing complex micro services based on business requirements with little to no external guidance

To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Hong Kong is required.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
6 years
Job Type
Full Time

Company Overview

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