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Machine Learning Engineer at First Derivatives

Machine Learning Engineer

First Derivatives Newry, Armagh Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform design and development of machine learning solutions focused on integration with and built upon KX technology.
  • Develop enhancements and optimizations of existing libraries/solutions.
  • Provide maintenance, support and troubleshooting of existing solutions.
  • Test and benchmark for reliability, performance, and scale.
  • Build, release, and version management.
  • Produce technical documentation.
  • Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree (2:1) or higher in Physics, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Comfortable with development using one of the following languages: C / Python.
  • Understanding of modern source control and continuous integration.
  • Passion for Machine Learning, and a desire to learn new technologies
  • Nice-to-have skills:

  • Experience developing software using the KX technology stack (q/kdb+).
  • Experience working with one or more cloud technologies (GCP, AWS and Azure)
  • Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, or similar frameworks.
  • Location:

    This role is offered as a remote position.

    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

    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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