• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 2019-05-19

VP Market Making IFT Developer Hong Kong

VP Market Making IFT Developer Hong Kong

  • Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19015785


Project Purpose:
  • This project is within the Equities Market Making Technology.  The main objective of the role is development, re-factoring, and maintenance of server side components for a low latency, high frequency Market Making and Index Arbitrage platform
  • The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of recent experience in low latency Linux Java and C++ , multi-threading, real-time systems, and high throughput messaging
  • He will be part of a distributed team among EMEA, APAC, and NAM. A strong coordination is required to guarantee the consistency of the overall setup
Job Background/context:
  • This role is within the Equities Market Making Technology organization
  • The successful candidate will join a global team with 18 developers on server side
Key Responsibilities:
  • Strong involvement in implementation of low-latency electronic trading server components on Linux using  Java and C++
  • Analyse requirements, design, implement, and test the changes
  • Plan software releases
  • 2nd level support - guarantee stability the ETF market making platform
  • Proactive input into continuous improvements of application/FO systems and processes


Required Skills /Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of recent experience in low-latency real-time technology, multi-threading, and high throughput messaging
  • 3+ years' experience in Java and C++ on Linux or Unix
  • Knowledge of exchange connectivity
  • Commitment to long term projects and track record of delivering results.
  • Goals, deliveries, client service and deadline oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem solving
  • Strong verbal and written communication
Technical skills:
  • Excellent knowledge of Java and C++ , Multi-threading, strong OOP and OOAD skills
  • Knowledge and track record in developing real-time low-latency applications in C++ on Linux or Unix
  • Knowledge of SQL databases
  • Experience in high throughput message driven architectures
  • Ability to work with globally distributed teams
Educational/Certification Background:
  • Graduate/post graduate with computer degree/math or physics/diploma
  • Requires good communication, presentation and written skills
  • Experience/Understanding of KDB will be a plus
  • Hands-on experience in Python, Ruby, and Unix scripting is desirable