Graduate Opportunity

Big Data Graduate Programme - London, Bournemouth or Glasgow

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Want to start your career using one of the most important technologies in Big Data and Finance? Working in kdb+ is the opportunity you’re looking for.    

The opportunity:

Here at mthree, we pair talented graduates with leading global businesses. You will be able to kick-starting your tech career within Big Data as a KDB+ Engineer.

Our 24-month graduate program begins with 4 weeks of training and career coaching, where you’ll learn everything you need to start your career as a KDB+ Engineer. After you've completed the training, you'll have the opportunity to fast-track your career at a global investment bank.

Haven’t heard of kdb+ before? Most graduates haven’t. Even though it’s in high demand, it’s rarely taught at university. This means people who work in the area are highly sought after, making it a massive area of opportunity for graduates starting careers in tech. 

Kdb+ is a programming language and integrated database. Built to handle huge amounts of data, it’s used by the likes of Red Bull Formula 1 Racing Team and the top investment banks to store, analyse, process, and retrieve large data sets at lightning speed.

Banks use kdb+ to manage the  terabytes of data that’s created by high-frequency trading. It’s referred to as the ‘hottest coding language in finance’.

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mthree gives you everything you need to launch your career within a global organisation. Hear from some of our past Alumni graduates.

What you’ll do:  

  • There’s often a mixture of fixing technical issues and worker on longer term projects. This involves the below: 
  • Working with various stakeholders across the bank, including traders and the risk team, so they can monitor and view the data they need.  
  • Responding quickly to incidents and fixing technical issues. 
  • Helping the risk teams so they can monitor the trading data and keep it within thresholds. 
  • Building new features, such as graphical user interfaces (GUIs), that visualise data 
  • Working on projects – such as new features, monitoring and automation.   

What you need:

  • A degree within a STEM field
  • 2.1 degree or higher – Must have already graduated or have completed all exams and hand-ins available to start training late May
  • Practical experience in a programming language
  • A quick thinker and problem solver that operates well under demanding and high pressurised environments
  • A strong aptitude for technology with the ability to pick up new skills in a speedy fashion
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The permanent right to work in the UK - Locations include London, Bournemouth, Glasgow you determine which location you are open to

What you’ll receive:     

  • Fully paid, in-depth and interactive training with a diverse group of like-minded graduates, delivered by experts
  • A generous graduate salary  
  • Pay increases every 6 months  
  • Ongoing training and pastoral care  
  • The opportunity to start a career in a collaborative and exciting industry   

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