Technical Development Lead

Technical Development Lead

Job Title: Technical Development Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-02-17
Reference: V-37093
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2020 15:55

Job Description

Seeking a technical lead to drive the implementation of surveillance data analytics solutions utilising the Kx Analyst platform

The Role:

You will be responsible for - Migrating existing surveillance analytics from the legacy platform to Kx Analyst - Leading the technical architecture, design, implementation on Kx Analyst of new data analytics solutions for surveillance of Fixed-income Currency and Commodities (FICC) markets - Assessing, on an ongoing basis, the data analytics needs of Equities Surveillance, Derivative Surveillance and Market Conduct stakeholders, and build reusable and easy-to maintain business solutions to cater to these needs - Mentoring and training users and developers - Documenting the environment, tools and support procedures related to Kx Analyst - Other related business needs, as required. You will work in an agile way to design and build data analytics solutions using tools and frameworks provided by Kx systems (Kdb+, Q, Kx Analyst, etc).


Skills and Experience Required:
Essential Criteria
  • Exceptional software architecture, design and development experience using Kx Analyst, KDB+, Q   - 40%
  • 5+ years industry related experience in the operations of financial markets and knowledge about compliance tools, both on exchange and traded over-the-counter (OTC)   - 30%
  • Proven leadership within a cross functional team, provide coaching, mentoring to enable project team in delivering to project timelines  - 15%
  • Proven experienced in applying Agile methodologies to implement sustainable, low maintenance end-user data analytics solutions  - 15%
Desirable criteria
  • Experience implementing compliance tools meeting Australian  and overseas regulation (e.g. FCA) requirements; Front-office Quant experience will be well regarded
Location and Contract Term:

Sydney based. 18 Month Contract, with possible extensions

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. With an ability to obtain a baseline Security Clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close 19 February 2020  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information