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.
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’.
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