First Derivative is the Services arm of FD Technologies PLC that also own KX – the world’s fastest real-time analytics product, it is capable of processing vast quantities of data and providing analytics in-stream. It powers all the world’s leaders in algorithmic trading as well as several Formula 1 teams and is core to many 5G cellular systems. Successful candidates will join a tailored training programme that will empower them to learn our proprietary, high-performance q/kdb+ programming language.
On the Data Engineering stream of our Graduate Programme, you will be offered a unique opportunity to enter the world of ultra high-performance data. Here the emphasis is on problem-solving using a combination of analytics, imagination and business understanding. Data Engineers work with our clients to keep their systems ahead in an environment that is constantly changing and where advantage is measured in milliseconds.
As a Data Engineer you will train with us and work on live projects with our impressive and varied clientele base.
My time at First Derivative has been a transformational experience! As a leader in the data driven revolution, the company is passionate about deepening your skills and helping you build perspectives that set you off on a career that suits you. Having just finished university, its been a catalyst for my data science career, deepening my technical knowledge through the intensive training programme and learning from some of the brightest minds. I’ve also forged unforgettable friendships with colleagues in a truly diverse and multicultural environment.