Cash Equities/Algo Trading Application Support (AVP)

  • Up to HKD950000.00 per annum
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ambition Hong Kong
  • 08 Aug 18 2018-08-08

Our client is a top tier Investment Bank with a growing business in APAC looking for a strong Front Office support caliber to join their Algo Trading Technology Desk and provide 1st and 2nd level support to Front Office users and traders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Incident management - business and technology communication, coordination and resolution of incidents, from external issues such as exchange problems to internal application bugs impacting the production environment
  • Problem management - Post incident review ensuring that the issue has been permanently resolved and what value add items can be completed to ensure the issue does not reoccur
  • Investigations into order behaviour with queries directly from the business and external clients
  • Technical queries and compliance/audit reporting
  • Compilation of trade data for business requestors (Compliance, desks)
  • Identify a leader to take direct ownership of the designated GM Production Services function and form part of an extended local and cross regional management team
  • Preparation for market events such as MSCI rebalance day
  • Deployments - binary and config changes to the trading systems after market close
  • Market Rehearsal / DR Drill - perform weekend testing for MRs and DRs.
  • Close monitoring of the latency and capacity system during trading phases and market events following stability processes put into place

Experience and Requirements:

  • Computer Science or MIS degree holder
  • 5+ years working experience in financial institution or vendor house in providing equity trading solution and dealing with business users on support or requirement gathering (Front Office users support experience is desirable)
  • Technical knowledge on supporting FIX, Algo and market data are required
  • Strong technical skills to interpret information from our trading systems
  • APAC Market specific trading knowledge will be an advantage
  • Previous experience with cash equities trading system support and knowledge of the trade life cycle is desirable
  • Experience with using UNIX, Linux, Wintel, Perl/Shell scripting, Excel and VBA as well as ability to write SQL to extract and patch data in Sybase and Oracle databases
  • Experience with web programming (html, JSP, CGI, python), Java, C++ is a plus

Interested candidates please send your CV directly to for quick processing.