Senior System Developer, IT (Ref: IT-SYS DEV-ED)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KGI Hong Kong Limited
  • 11 Apr 18 2018-04-11

Working as a sub team lead in a System Development team with focus on the design, development, and implementation of software for existing and new trading applications.

Founded in 1988, the KGI Group is a multi-faceted, pan-Asian financial services group that thrives on providing the highest standards of service to its clients. The KGI Group prides itself on utilizing unsurpassable integrity and professionalism, prudence in its judgments and reliance on the security of a well-resourced institution to provide this service to its clients. Your No.1 Choice for Global Investment and Financial Services


  • Support front office electronic trading systems and order routing system
  • Participate in the design, development, and implementation of software for existing and new trading applications
  • Build solid working relationships with business, traders and external vendors
  • Liaise closely with users to collect requirements, solve and diagnose issues
  • Prioritize and manage development and implementation of enhancements/changes
  • First-line support of equity trading systems OMS and DMA


  • University graduate in Computer Science, Information Technology or related disciplines
  • 8 to 10¬†years of solid experience in the development and support of front-office applications
  • Possess FIX protocol knowledge and experience in FIX certification process
  • Extensive experience on C#, Java, SQL and Linux
  • Experience in implementing exchange connectivity such as HKEX; working in a trading floor environment and have interfaced directly with traders
  • Good knowledge of Hong Kong stock/derivatives markets and other Asia markets such as Taiwan, Thailand and Korea
  • Skill set with C++/C#, MFC, Multithreading, Socket programming, Fix protocol, Python would be better
  • Experience in QuickFIX, knowledgeable in ETF/Options market making is an added advantage
  • Experience in supporting sales trading desk, algo trading, derivatives risk management system, option market making system, Bloomberg EMSX is a plus
  • Good command of written/spoken English and Chinese

Please send application with resume and expected salary quoting the job reference to or mail to HR Department, 41/F, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

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