Financial Trading Technical Lead - Real-Time Trading Platform Financial Trading Technical Lead - Real-Time  …

Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
Excellent Remuneration
Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
Excellent Remuneration
Our client, a leading financial services group, is looking for a Technical Lead with proven development experience and leadership to lead their trading application technology team in Hong Kong. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to perform the front to back design and development of the Forex and Bullion Trading platform. Senior Leadership role leading the technology development.


  • Lead the trading application development and continuous improvement. 
  • Understand the requirements driven by the business and project manager, which decide on the right software solutions design. 
  • Perform feasibility study across trading performance, gap analysis, actual business operations on the new software design. 
  • Lead the full software development lifecycle across design, development, implementation and improvement. 
  • Maintain and review the software quality. 
  • Work with the business in driving the SIT, UAT, implementation and post-implementation support. 
  • Lead and design the enterprise architecture with the trading applications. 
  • Explore new technologies in the market and recommend for the business.


  • Proven years of application development experience in financial trading applications.
  • Hands-on technical development experience in Java, C++ and/or .Net. 
  • Proficient in multi-threading and socket programming. 
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of designing and implementing reliable, scalable real-time applications in a distributed environment.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with real-time financial trading system and/or MT4 is preferred
  • Experience with Pricing Connectivity API like BPIPE, RFA, FIX Portocol. 
  • Exposure to new technology new API Gateway, Big Data Hadoop, Docker, Kubernetes, RPA, ML/AI would be a great plus.
  • Have great written and verbal communication skills in English and Cantonese.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format Danny Kwan at and put Financial Trading Technical Lead - Real-Time Trading Platform  in the subject header.

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