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Front Office Application Support - International Investment Bank

Pacific Focus
Hong Kong
Posted 3 days ago Hybrid Contract Attractive Package
A top tier investment bank is looking for a junior front office application support to join their dynamic e-trading team. This candidate will support client connectivity, algorithm and low latency trading platform, this role offers a fast-paced and interesting mix of technical and business challenges, allowing to develop an in-depth understanding and hands-on experience of trading technologies and businesses. Candidate with less FO experience will be considered

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working in a team to provide Systems Reliability Engineering and production management service to electronic trading system and exchange connectivity
  • Troubleshooting issues across the entire technology stack: software, hardware, application, and network and provide timely solution to restore service to our critical trading functions
  • Working closely with engineering/development teams to design, build, and improve our trading systems
  • You will identify and drive opportunities to improve automation for the company; scope and create automation for deployment, management, and visibility of our services.
  • Proactively identifying and addressing system reliability risks
  • Working alongside existing global and regional team members in various locations on a follow-the-sun basis.
  • Represent the RPE organization in design reviews and operational readiness exercises for new and existing services.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Have 2-5 years of relevant work experience in application support in financial industry
  • Competent in Linux/Bash/Python/SQL
  • Enjoy new technological challenges and solving complicated problems
  • Enjoy interaction with people from different teams from both business and technology. Strong communication skills and enjoy speaking with external clients/vendors
  • Able to multi-task and quickly understand new and complex systems
  • Interested in distributed systems and working with highly scalable and reliable services
  • Like to work in a fast-moving environment and you aren't afraid to change things to make them better
  • Aspire to grow as a person, as a teammate, and as an engineer
  • Have grit, drive, and a deep sense of ownership

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Knowledge of FIX protocol preferable
  • Knowledge of Financial/Equities markets preferable
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