Front Office Developer (VP) - Derivatives

Posted 10 July 2023
Salary HKD800000 - HKD1200000 per annum
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
ContactKevin Ng

Job description

Are you an enthusiastic Front Office developer with an entrepreneurial spirit, eager to contribute to the development of systems that steer worldwide energy dynamics?

As an Front Office Developer, you will build and deliver solutions to meet trading desk requirements that mitigate issues and/or improve the efficiency of the traders on trading desks. You will be covering trading desks across Derivatives, Equities, and Fixed Income business lines.

  • Day-to-day engagement with business stakeholders to understand their issues and requirements to drive greater efficiency in their day-to-day operations
  • Working closely with stakeholders across IT and the FO to make sure they deliver appropriate, maintainable, and supportable solutions according to agreed priorities
  • Taking full ownership of the solutions delivered and responsibility for their stable, effective, and efficient running
  • Line management of a more junior member of the team
  • Managing team capacity to meet demand from the FO stakeholders and projects where necessary
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
Key Requirements:
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in Python development for enterprise-level solutions, with a demonstrated track record of creating robust, maintainable, and scalable Python code.
  • A university degree (Bachelor's or Master's) in Computer Science, Financial Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in numerical/pricing analytics a plus
  • Experience configuring and programming IMAGINE, or similar platforms to do pricing, trading, and processing of derivative products.
  • Entrepreneurial drive, showcasing your ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Broad and deep experience in the different activities within the Front Office for Equities, Fixed Income, and Derivatives business lines
  • Rapid and iterative delivery for the Front Office
  • Development experience across Python (additionally C# although not essential) and SQL
  • Experience mentoring and managing developers to advance their capabilities and skills in the delivery of robust, scalable, and flexible solutions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with full proficiency in English nad Chinese for business-related communication (both written and verbal)
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience in IMAGINE.
  • Familiarity with derivative risk concepts, including option pricing and Greek risk measures, preferably in the Commodities domain.
  • Some exposure to PL/SQL (preferred) or a smilar procedural database programming language (e.g., T-SQL).
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 or reach out at +852 3653 5244.