Technical Evangelism involves presenting your created demonstrations within a number of forums: Internally across functions Externally to KX client developers – showcasing the latest and greatest Externally to developer audiences at conferences or other speaking events e.g. Meetups Other responsibilities will include the co-ordination of the regional KX Meetup group in conjunction with the global team and once monthly delivery of our free public one-day introductory workshop
Criteria: 5+ years’ experience working in an active kdb+/q development rol Enthusiasm and interest in learning new technologies Must enjoy speaking about code, infrastructure Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Desirable : Previous experience with content creation Experience with education/training Experience with containerization software like Docker Experience working within public Cloud Environments (AWS, GCP, Azure) Experience with other programming languages and/or software (preferred C++, Java & C#) Experience working in client-facing roles Experience working cross-functionally within an organisation
This role is based in London.
Working for FD:
At FD, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.
We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.
Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including: Competitive Salary Extensive Health Care Package Pension plan Employee Assistance Programme Annual leave increasing with service Group Life Protection Benefit Training opportunities FD Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar
Who are we?
First Derivatives plc (FD) is a leading software and services company, with world-leading intellectual property in ultra-high-performance analytics (KX) across industries, and extensive domain expertise and capabilities in capital markets systems and technology (managed services and consulting).
KX technology is designed to capture and analyze data to make real-time decisions in a world where data volumes generated by markets and machines are increasing exponentially, and existing technologies fail due to technological or commercial limitations.
KX is widely adopted throughout the financial industry and is poised for accelerated growth across high-tech manufacturing, automotive, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications.
First Derivative provides a range of managed services and consulting worldwide to its clients in the capital markets sector, including many of the world’s leading banks, focused on supporting mission-critical systems as well as helping them to achieve and maintain regulatory compliance.
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