Snr Front Office Developer, Automated Market Making, Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Ref: FODMM-3005
HKD Highly Competitive Salary Package
Leading Global Investment Bank
Warrants / Futures / Index products / Low Latency Development / C# / .Net or C++

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced developer familiar with OO design and common patterns to take up a front office position within quantitative, low-latency market making strategies. Strong knowledge in C# or C++ is essential. Excellent Hong Kong based opportunity for the right hands-on candidate.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with Traders designing software solutions for their needs
  • Build close understanding of their strategies
  • Propose enhancements from which the business/IT can benefit
  • Implement, test and deploy the software solutions
  • Maintain & enhance the existing Market Making Trading platforms and tools
  • Improve the backtest framework
  • Study new indicators and strategy & IT
  • Implement tools necessary for production follow-up

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong Developer experience, 6+ years minimum
  • Strong knowledge in C#/.Net or C++ - but willingness to work with either
  • Warrants / Futures / Index products (3 years minimum), market making ideally (no pure cash people)
  • Good knowledge of Windows environment as a production platform, Linux is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP networking and electronic exchanges APIs a plus
  • Memory/CPU optimization and multithreaded debugging experience
  • Low latency development of automatic trading application
  • Back-testing trading strategy principles
  • Some knowledge of electronic Asian exchange platform connectivity
  • Fluent English mandatory, spoken Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) and/or European language will be a plus