Senior C++ Developer, Greenfield development, Options Market Making, Equity Derivatives, Hong Kong

  • Excellent compensation packages
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BAH Partners
  • 16 Jan 19

Senior C++ Developer, Greenfield development, Options Market Making, Equity Derivatives, Hong Kong

***Senior C++ Developer, Greenfield development, Options Market Making, Equity Derivatives, Hong Kong***


My client is a successful hedge fund that specializes in trading Asian Options, with a focus on a variety of complex algorithmic strategies including arbitrage and market-making. 

They are seeking a senior C++ developers with algorithmic trading/ market making experience to join their expanding and very impressive strategy development team.

The role will involve working closely with the trading desks and quant team to design and develop green field software solutions to further improve a business that is already going from strength to strength. You will be part of a team re-designing and building brand new components for an already existing state-of-the-art technology platform, as the business evolves to cover a great spectrum of products and markets. You will gain hands-on exposure to algorithm optimization, performance tuning, and automated market making to constantly improve trading performance in existing markets as well as new markets across the region.

The chosen individuals are expected to have a direct and meaningful impact on revenue generated for my client. This in turn will have a meaningful impact on total compensation.

A thorough understanding of real-time exchange trading systems and previous development experience in building Market Making technology for Asia Equity Derivative markets are key to succeed in this role. Furthermore, the talented individuals should have ample prior experience working with C/C++ in a Linux environment.


  • University Degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ year of C/C++/Linux server side development
  • Experience in developing low latency exchange connectivity software in APAC markets
  • Solid understanding of thread & network socket programming
  • General Support knowledge
  • Experience with Linux kernel
  • Good command of spoken and written English

Key selling points:

  • Flat structure.
  • High visibility.
  • More autonomy, less bureaucracy.
  • Relaxed environment – friendly, casual culture.
  • Excellent working hours (9-6) and environment.
  • Great financial incentives for performers – competitive salaries and excellent bonuses for performers.

In short, this is a great chance to join a small, profitable company that is on the “up”. The working hours are great, and the chance to put your thoughts and ideas into practice here are unparalleled. You can have a direct and meaningful impact on this organization’s technology strategies and direction, whilst working in a collaborative team with like-minded people.


If you would like to apply for this opening or discuss any other positions within banking and finance technology in Asia, please send an email to Noel Lau at or call +852 2544-4477.

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