Senior Software Developer-Automated Trading

  • Exceptionally competitive base + bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pure Hong Kong , EA Licence No: 12S5954
  • 19 May 19

On behalf of a top-tier hedge fund we are seeking a senior software developer/ architect with experience in automated trading. Coverage is mainly equity volatility as well as D1/cash equity trading. The successful candidate will be a computer science graduate or have a similar technological, mathematical or quantitative education and 5+ years’ experience in automated trading and algorithmic strategy development

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the automated trading technology development cycle from low latency exchange connectivity to strategy development to GUI design
  • Drive improvements in trading algorithms and systems across equity derivatives and D1/cash equity
  • Direct collaboration with end users including algorithmic requirements and GUI interaction
  • Take full ownership of algorithmic systems from inception to delivery
  • Generate and execute ideas to improve business and technical performance
  • Hands-on development skills that can bridge the gap from trader's ideas to implemented solution
  • Have a strategic mind-set and carry it through by a series of quick and high-quality deliverables
  • Comply with development standards and operating model for the team.

Requirements:

  • University level education in computer science preferred focusing on software development
  • 5+ years’ experience in a relevant role
  • Low-latency/ high performance computing experience required
  • Solid UI experience required, preferably in Java
  • Track record of delivering high quality code
  • Knowledge in market micro-structure preferred
  • Understanding of high level of derivatives pricing, risk, volatility models and data analysis.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory. You must be able to communicate complex ideas, orally or in writing, to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Programming Language: Java, C/C++, C#, scripting (bash, python)

Operating System: Windows, Unix/Linux

Database: MongoDB, Influx, Sybase, Oracle, MS SQL