Graduate Financial Software Developer

Are you interested in a career in software development? If you enjoy working with cutting edge technology and want to make an impact within a dynamic organisation, then AquaQ Analytics is for you. Founded in 2011, we have grown from 3 people to 90 people. We are a young company with a core focus on developing our employees.

We are urgently seeking talented, high performing graduates for roles based in Belfast, London & Glasgow. We are looking for anyone from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) background. Programming experience is beneficial but not necessary as­ our comprehensive training programming does not assume any prior programming experience. We are looking for logical thinkers and problem solvers.

Training will be undertaken in our Belfast Headquarters. Applicants will learn the “q” programming language which is associated with the kdb+ time series database from kx systems. The role will entail working with leading investment banks to capture, store, analyse and visualise huge volumes of data.

Start date is flexible, from ASAP out to 1 year from now. Please let us know of availability.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive training and development plan
  • Company pension plan
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Increasing holiday entitlement

The profile of the people we are looking for is:

  • Minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or any other scientific/engineering discipline
  • Ability to learn new programming languages and financial concepts quickly­- logical thinkers and problem solvers
  • Detail-orientated, results driven and a can-do attitude
  • Capable of working both independently and as part of a team
  • Prior experience with kdb+ is a major plus but not essential
  • Prior experience of working in Capital Markets/Investment Banking is a plus but not essential
  • All candidates must have a willingness to travel

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