• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 2019-01-20

VP Equities Listed Derivatives Algo Trading Market Making IT Developer HonKong

VP Equities Listed Derivatives Algo Trading Market Making IT Developer HonKong

  • Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18073923


Key areas include:
  • Works between traders and quant modellers to develop tools for Equity Derivatives business in APAC
  • Provides direct support to users on trading, sales and middle office desks in APAC
  • Works closely with Global IT teams to ensure synergy between tactical and strategic platforms
  • Responsible for management of product backlog, refinement, sprint planning, development, testing, delivery
Job Background:
  • This is a hands on development role in the Agile Business Strategies technology team, primarily responsible for rapid application development of Equity Derivatives Tools in APAC.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Follow Scrum methodology to organise product backlog, refinement, sprint planning, development, testing
  • Able to understand and analyse user requirements, propose and implement solutions through use of the ABS Toolkit for Prime Brokerage APAC
  • Work coherently with ABS teams in APAC, EMEA and US


Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor degree with 6+ years of development experience in an agile environment implementing Scrum & kan-ban techniques
  • Strong programming skills with the following languages and frameworks: Kotlin/Scala, SpringBoot, AngularJS, HTML 5, Apache Kafka and Flink
  • Strong database skills such as SQL Server and Mongo is a must
  • Experience on Python is a plus
  • Experience in continuous integration (Jenkins/Sonar/Git/uDeploy etc.) and automated testing (TDD) required
  • Thorough operational knowledge of Linux/Windows platforms
  • Candidate must exhibit strong English communication (verbal & written), presentation, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with front/middle/back office businesses and technology, compliance, finance, product control, risk management would be an advantage
  • Partner with developers, business analysts and users to come up with solutions to automation and collectively ensure successful delivery of effective solutions to the business
  • Actively identify and manage risks and issues, working with development teams to create mitigation plans and follow-through to resolution
  • Good team player and also be able to work independently