KDB Surveillance Engineer (KX)


New York, NY

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 288 days ago

  by    Radhika Arora

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Our client is a leading global financial institution providing brokerage and investment banking services, including asset and equities management.

They are looking to add a Surveillance Engineer with a particular expertise in KDB for their operations in New York.


  • Determine and implement surveillance solutions to ensure compliance, adherence to existing best practices, and access reliability within shared database environment
  • Liaise directly with development teams and business teams in order to determine KDB access and user profiles
  • Use Kx to flag trading violations (layering, making the close etc.) in real-time.


  • Strong KDB+/Q skills, with experience (4+ years) using Kx surveillance in a real-time environment
  • Strong understanding of security concepts, database access and end-to-end trading cycle
  • Understanding of Java and Python to work with the development teams in isolating systematic software weaknesses
  • Understanding of database concepts
  • Understanding of web protocols and HTML5