Algorithmic Application Trade Support

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
  • 22 Jul 18 2018-07-22

Algorithmic Application Trade Support

Our client is a top investment bank with strong presence in the Asian markets. As their business grows, they are looking an Algorithmic Application Support to support their front-office global equity algorithmic trading and DMA systems.

This role will require the candidate to have experience working in a similar front office environment with strong technical expertise and experience supporting algo trading platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Support, maintain, and monitor all trading systems across OMS, EMS, Algo Platforms, HK Exchange and FIX connectivity in the equity cash front office
  • Perform daily system health checking, automation, monitoring & testing
  • Liase with and gather business requirements from users, work with developers to analyse algo strategies
  • Identify root cause for incidents and assist in the systems/access/release in the production environment
  • Involved in change management and dealing with incident management
  • Manage and support High Availability and BCP of production trading platforms
  • Lead and manage annual capacity analysis for electronic trading related systems
  • Execute complex tasks on time and continuously improve and suggest improvements/automation to remove complexity
  • Perform analysis, development, testing and implementation of new client connections, new client onboarding
  • To coordinate with Exchange on different projects and to meet with compliance requirements
  • Weekend duties for system rollout, market rehearsals, testing, on a rotation basis

Requirements
  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information System, or equivalent
  • At least 4 years working experience in securities trading industry with relevant exposure to development and support of Equities Trading Applications
  • Excellent knowledge in electronic trading and workflow;
  • Experience with Electronic Exchange connectivity, FIX client connectivity, and DMA
  • Good understanding on all algo trading strategies (VWAP, TWAP, POV, WithVolume, Iceberg, Algo Volume Curve)
  • Knowledge on supporting Algo platforms, Fidessa, UL Bridge, Bloomberg, and familiar with various system monitoring tools
  • Experience working with vendors
  • Market knowledge on Equity Cash for various Asia Exchanges is ideal
  • In-depth knowledge of FIX messaging protocol from client and exchange perspective and be able to conduct client testing;
  • Good knowledge and skills of Windows, system scheduler, UNIX/Linux platforms, SQL, Sybase,
  • Self-starter and multi-tasking, with strong analytical and problem solving skills, solution oriented with proven results;
  • Clear and confident communication skill in English

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Shyra Kamarudin on +852 3907 3975.