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AVP/VP, Senior KDB Developer (Trading Technology and Analytics)


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  8704


The Technology Group (TG) is a key enabler to keep our business moving forward and is constantly exploiting state-of-the-art information technologies to enhance GIC’s ability to be the leading global long-term investment firm. We aim to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment.


We are hiring an AVP/VP, Senior KDB Developer (Trading Technology and Analytics), who can co-lead our project team and/or continuously enhance GIC’s bespoke execution & trading analytics platforms, that enables front office users (portfolio managers, traders, researchers) to perform risk limit checks, conduct analysis, develop models and measure trading performance.




Be part of Scrum team that develops and maintains GIC’s strategic trading analytics platform.


  • Engage researchers, traders and portfolio managers in conducting business requirements, analyzing and designing solutions.
  • Co-manage team’s Agile Scrum continuous delivery practice.
  • Develop solution for assigned tasks.
  • Conduct peer reviews.
  • Conduct System Integration Tests, coordinate with business users on User Acceptance Tests.
  • Publish documentation and guides for the use of new or enhanced systems.


Role involves close collaboration with


  • Peer teams in Portfolio Management Technology, Trading Technology and Treasury Technology, located in Singapore, London and New York.
  • Peer teams within GIC on multidiscipline projects and front-office and back-office initiatives.
  • Solution Providers, Data Vendors and Financial Institutions for new business requirements and day-to-day BAU correspondences.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years' relevant experience in financial markets, doing development, business and system analysis and/or implementation of front office trading applications and solutions.
  • Relevant experience with developing in kdb+ or equivalent.
  • Knowledge in Execution Services or Transaction Cost Analysis in at least 1 of the following products: Equity / Futures and Options / FX / Bonds / Derivatives.
  • Experience in developing in 2 or more of the following:
    • C and/or C++,
    • Java and/or C#,
    • UNIX/Linux shell scripting languages,
    • js, Angular.js and/or other JavaScript framework/libraries,
    • Python and/or R.


  • Hands on experience in solution designing, and software testing and production support.
  • Experience in FIX messaging a plus.

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.