Application Support - Python Developer (Hong Kong/ Japan)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Contract, Full time
  • Fusion Systems Limited
  • 21 Feb 18 2018-02-21

Fusion's Trading Technology Division is looking for a Application Support Specialist (Client/ Exchange Connectivity) to be based in HONG KONG or JAPAN.

Fusion Systems Limited

Fusion Systems is one of Asia’s fastest growing financial IT services firms with offices in Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, Los Angeles, Australia and Hong Kong. Our highly capable consultants provide project management, advising, design, implementation, and on-site support services within the region. Fusion Systems is positioned to dynamically respond to changing market conditions and leverage them to deliver exceptional service and value to our clients.

At Fusion Systems, we work together as a team to promote growth and excellence in all our employees. We strive to create an environment that provides unparalleled opportunities to excel in today’s global marketplace. Our consultants are comprised of experienced and skillful bilingual professionals from diverse local and international backgrounds. Fusion consultants provide exceptional value to clients through innovative application of diverse technologies. Our professionals design solutions to meet today’s needs while providing the flexibility and foundations to adapt to tomorrow’s challenges. In order to achieve our goals we support, mentor, and train our people to be exceptional. 

If you are searching for a growing and exciting company you can be “part of” and not just “work for,” then Fusion Systems is the answer for you. We are currently looking for enthusiastic and skilled professionals who are focused on delivering results and exceeding expectations. Apply today!


Application Support - Python Developer (Hong Kong/ Japan)

The position will transition from initial core operational, release and test support functions with the aim to improve and develop automated application support and testing tools. Fusion Systems is seeking an Application Support - Python Developer to provide on-site investment bank application support for Raptor, our ultra-low-latency market access and risk management platform. 

The position is suited to an individual with previous Front Office experience and local capital market familiarity together with strong Linux skills and scripting language proficiency.



- A minimum of 1-2 years of practical experience in a UNIX environment 

- Previous investment banking Front Office support or related experience

- Strong Python proficiency including client-server socket development, object oriented methodology, native python and foreign ctypes function libraries

- Strong UNIX skills including ability to analyze/parse log files using utilities such as grep, awk, sed

- Strong UNIX-based text editor skills such as vi,emacs

- Solid understanding of software life-cycle phases including development, testing, release and maintenance

- Strong English verbal and written communication skills

- Working knowledge of ticketing and issue tracking systems

- A teamwork attitude and ability to maintain a professional demeanor when resolving support issues



- Database querying languages such as Sqlite, mysql

- Familiarity with Python ORMS technologies

- Version control tools such as git, mercurial

- Trading protocol familiarity such as FIX, OUCH, OM

- Financial instrument trade flow familiarity

- Perl and Shell scripting experience


Employment Location

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and dynamic company. We offer a comprehensive remuneration package to the right candidates. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, apply today!  

Interested candidate, please send your CV with salary expectation through 'Apply'.   

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and for recruitment purposes only. We may retain the applications and refer suitable applicants to other vacancies under Fusion Systems Limited.