Lead Java Engineering (Trading Platform)

Posted 31 July 2023
Salary HKD1500000 - HKD2500000 per annum
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFinancial ServicesTechnology
ReferenceBH-1578-3
ContactKevin Ng

Job description


About the Company:

Our client is an digital asset management company with a global footprint. They provide billions of dollars of liquidity to exchanges on a daily basis. Their team has developed one of the world’s fastest and most robust trading platforms designed to navigate issues unique to the asset markets.

Our client is looking for an Executive Director level of Java talent to join them on a full-time basis. This role will be an integral part of the firm’s Trading and Quantitative team and will work with other members of staff across the global.


Job Description:
  • Help design, develop and enhance state-of-the art risk management and pricing tools
  • Develop analytics to come up with optimal derivatives portfolio hedging schemes
  • Ensure that the quant data infrastructure and related processes are consistent with best practices and adhere to internal policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Continuously improve the individual productivity of all quant team members by identifying and automating manually intensive operations.
  • Drive improvements in productivity and robustness of workflows of the quant teams by automating, stabilizing, and streamlining its workflows
  • Develop derivative strategies pricing /analytics
  • Involve in projects from requirements capture through to delivery
  • Work closely with fellow Quant Developers, Derivatives Trading, Sales and IT to deliver automation tools
  • Promote best practices in relation to all forms of development activities across the quant teams including coding styles, patterns, documentation and version management

Skills & Experiences required:
  • Strong academic degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a similar discipline.
  • At least 5 years experience in the Finance industry. Specific experience within an asset management environment a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of Java will be considered as a plus.
  • Ability to design, create and maintain databases, and work with large volumes of data.
  • Understanding of basic investment management principles and financial concepts.
  • Good experience of SDLC, working with source control software, testing approaches and deployments through Jenkins an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and deliver robust solutions on time.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively within the team with both Quants and IT/Enterprise Trading teams.
  • Working knowledge of machine learning and data visualization techniques a plus.
  • Experience of working within a cloud architecture an advantage.

If you believe you have the right skills, attitude and experience please click 'apply now' below and upload your resume. Alternatively, for a confidential chat, please contact Kevin Ng by applying directly to email kng@captarpartners.com or reach out at +852 3653 5244.