CET - HKG - Senior Developer - Quant Development Team

CET - HKG - Senior Developer - Quant Development Team

  • Primary Location: HK,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: 16041506


Description

Overview:
This is a senior C#/WPF, UI developer role for the Equity Volatility Trading and Analytics team which is part of the ICG Equities Risk and Derivatives Technology department. The team is building a new strategic platform and suite of applications from the ground up covering flow derivatives volatility trading priorities globally.
Products covered include Listed and OTC options, Variance Swaps, Volatility Swaps etc. This is a high profile group with a lot of exposure to the business, and an opportunity to understand the full business lifecycle as well as work with the latest cutting edge technology building applications that need to offer a lot of functionality while being able to scale to meet the growing demands. The global team has developers in London and Hong Kong, and business stakeholders across the globe.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Global team to develop applications and components for the Volatility Trading and Analytics platform that includes pricing and analytics components interfacing with strategic Equities risk infrastructure
  • Work with the desks and local teams to document and analyze the local requirements, development design documents and rollout documents
  • Able to work with client-server distributed architecture, utilizing C# front ends and C#/Java/C++ backend services
  • Capable of multi-tasking and working under high pressure
  • Able to quickly analyze issues and debug/solve problems and reduce impact in trading and pricing
  • The candidate will be required to work as part of the globally distributed team, and own the rollouts of developed functionality globally
  • The ideal candidate is adaptable, and a quick learner with a positive attitude
Development Value:
Design and architect key components of the infrastructure, build applications and work with the users to understand requirements and translate them into features and implementation of said features. This is a growth position with lots of opportunity and challenge to contribute to the strategic risk UI platform. Work with the business users, and develop a keen understanding of the financial products (Equity Derivatives) involved, and the trading lifecycle associated with them.

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in C#, WPF (or Winforms) building GUI applications
  • Strong core computer science knowledge
  • Experience in using third party UI controls (e.g. Infragistics, Syncfusion, DevExpress etc.)
  • Good understanding of derivatives trading and pricing concepts, previous experience in working directly with derivatives front office users and applications
  • Able to quickly analyze issues and resolve them
  • Understanding multithreaded programming and experience building high performance UI applications
  • Use of Automated testing/TDD and Agile principles for development
  • A problem solver capable of lateral thinking and a quick learning