Job Details

KdB Consultant

  • £650 - £800
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Contract

Search 5.0 is proud to be partnering with a industry disrupting tech company. Due to expansion, our client is now seeking a highly skilled and experienced KdB Developer to join their team on a contract basis. Our client specialises in delivering cutting-edge solutions and technology-driven services to global clients in the finance industry.

As a KdB Developer, you will play a crucial role in developing, maintaining, and optimising KdB infrastructure to ensure efficient data processing, analysis, and reporting capabilities.



  • KdB+ development experience
  • Experience of defining and implementing KdB+ architectures
  • Proven delivery of technical solutions to appropriate standards and methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge of creating and maintaining KdB+ solutions
  • Experience delivering technical solutions in Unix/Linux environment
  • Demonstrable technical leadership and decision making
  • Experience communicating and liaising with key stakeholders
  • Experience of working and delivering solutions in Capital Markets/Investment Banking



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field. Equivalent practical experience will be considered.
  • Strong experience as a KdB Developer, preferably in the finance industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of KdB+ programming language, Q, and familiarity with KdB tick architecture.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing high-performance, scalable, and fault-tolerant KdB solutions.
  • Solid understanding of financial markets, trading systems, and related data structures.
  • Experience with data analysis, debugging, and performance tuning in a KDB environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and resolve complex technical issues.


Assignment details

  • £upon request
  • Outside IR35 assignment
  • Secure 6-month initial contract
  • Supportive and contractor-friendly environment
  • Hybrid working (London)


To find out more...

Please contact Orla Fitzsimons, Head of Contract Recruitment at Search 5.0, at or click on the "apply" button.

Orla Fitzsimons Head of Contract Recruitment

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