Jobs/Technical Development Lead - Kx Analyst Systems


Technical Development Lead - Kx Analyst Systems



Agency / Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$150 per hour***


New South Wales


This technical lead will drive the implementation of surveillance data analytics solutions utilising the Kx Analyst platform.


  1. Migrating existing surveillance analytics from the legacy platform to Kx Analyst
  2. Leading the technical architecture, design, implementation on Kx Analyst of new data analytics solutions for surveillance of Fixed-income Currency and Commodities (FICC) markets
  3. 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
  4. Mentoring and training ASIC users and developers
  5. Documenting the ASIC environment, tools and support procedures related to Kx Analyst
  6. Other related business needs, as required.

Essential Criteria

  1. Exceptional software architecture, design and development experience using Kx Analyst, KDB+, Q
  2. 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)
  3. Proven leadership within a cross functional team, provide coaching, mentoring to enable project team in delivering to project timelines
  4. Proven experienced in applying Agile methodologies to implement sustainable, low maintenance end-user data analytics solutions

Desired Criteria

  1. Experience implementing compliance tools meeting Australian (ASIC) and overseas regulation (e.g. FCA) requirements; Front-office Quant experience will be well regarded;

Security Clearance


**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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