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Senior Development Manager - Leading Buy Side Institution - Hong Kong

NLS Hong Kong
Posted 2 days ago Permanent Up to HKD 2 million base
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Jeremy Olsson
Director - Head of Technology Recruitment

My client, a reputable buy side institution with global offices, is seeking a talented senior development manager to lead their development team and drive the delivery of cutting-edge technology solutions. 

The role: 

  • Lead and manage a team of developers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to foster professional growth and maximize team productivity.
  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders, including portfolio managers, traders, and operations teams, to understand requirements and deliver technology solutions that align with strategic goals.
  • Oversee the end-to-end software development lifecycle, from gathering requirements, design, development, testing, to deployment and maintenance.
  • Drive the execution of development projects, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, and quality standards.
  • Provide technical expertise and hands-on leadership in the design and development of robust, scalable, and efficient software applications.
  • Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, staying abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to drive technological advancements within the organization.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including infrastructure, data management, and compliance, to ensure seamless integration of systems and adherence to regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with technology vendors, leveraging their products and services to enhance development capabilities and optimize operational efficiency.
  • Monitor and manage the performance, security, and stability of technology systems, proactively addressing issues and implementing appropriate solutions.
  • Stay informed about industry developments, regulatory changes, and market trends related to investment management and technology to provide strategic guidance and ensure compliance.

What you offer: 

  • At least 10+ years in a software development management role within financial services.
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills with a demonstrated ability to motivate, mentor, and develop high-performing teams.
  • Proficiency in Java highly preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of investment management concepts, portfolio construction, trade lifecycle, and associated technologies (e.g., order management systems, risk management systems, portfolio accounting systems).
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex technology projects, meeting business objectives and managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Strong understanding of agile software development methodologies and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, or a related field.

The sell:

  • Competitive remuneration (base & discretionary bonus) 
  • Great emphasis on work life balance
  • New office with lots of amenities

If you are interested in this position, kindly send your CV to jobs@nlsearch.asia 

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