Senior or Lead Java Developer - Hedge Fund - Permanent Role

  • Competititve
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Seekers Advisors H.K. Limited
  • 19 Mar 18 2018-03-19

In this role as a Senior Java developer, you will join a dynamic team to build a quantitative research platform, live trading activities and its supporting infrastructure.


Find out more about SEEKERS Capital Labs at



In this role, you are responsible for the development of a quantitative research platform and trading components to support business growth and are expected to:

  • Participate in the entire software development lifecycle including design, implementation, testing, deployment, and support
  • Ensure consistent delivery of software releases and hand-over to end-users
  • Work along-side the existing ecosystem of latency-sensitive in-house and commercial trading technologies
  • Work in close collaboration with a dynamic team of top technologists, scientists, traders as well as external stakeholders


Basic Qualification

  • Open to all levels of software development experience.
  • BSc / MSc / PhD in Computer Science or related degrees
  • Highly knowledgeable in one or more of the following languages: Java / Scala/ Golang (Go) / C++
  • Very strong Spring framework knowledge (boot, cloud, io, data, AMQP)
  • Operational knowledge in one or more of the following: Python, Git, JavaScript, MySQL, Bash scripting, Linux
  • Clear understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Mathematically-inclined mind with an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ambitious, self-motivated, resourceful technology enthusiast


Desirable Expertise, at least one

  • Event-driven distributed systems
  • Microservices
  • Data analytics
  • Modern web-stacks
  • User interfaces
  • Test engineering
  • Full SDLC, Scrum, TDD, Extreme Programming
  • DevOps
  • Basic understanding of trading operations or technologies


Candidates with less experience may be considered for a mid-level developer role.

Very competitive compensation package.

Medical insurance plan, discretionary bonuses, discounted meals provided (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea), 5-days week, startup culture.

Interested candidates, please send your resume to

All information will be treated as strictly confidential.