Algorithmic Trading Technology Team Lead

  • AUD0.00 per annum
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
  • 23 Sep 16

Our client is a leading investment back that is expanding and investing a lot into its in house algorithmic trading platform. Their Programs Trading division are looking for a Senior Java Developer or Technology Team Lead to build their java based algorithmic trading platform and act as a team lead to the team in Hong Kong. This role will require the Java Developer to work in a global development team and work directly with stakeholders on the trading floor. In addition to being a fully hands on developer, you will also help train the other junior developers.


  • Fully hands on java development on algorithimic trading platforms
  • Design/develop/deliver the business, compliance and tech mandatory enhancements for programs trading platforms (Order Management Systems)
  • Interface with business stake holders in Asia to gather requirements, set delivery expectations and do user demos of product release
  • Provide continuous improvements to the code quality, scalability, performance and resiliency of the platform
  • Work in a global development team spread across NAM, EMEA and APAC
  • Work with business stakeholders directly on the trading floor to understand their requirements
  • Train/guide other junior developers in the team


  • B.Sc. in Computing or related field
  • Current experience working on electronic trading/program trading/agorithimic trading platforms is highly idea
  • 10+ years of progressive hands on development experience in Java development
  • Highly proficient with Core Java development
  • Working experience with multi-threading is a must
  • Knowledge of SQL/Databases is a must
  • Unit testing, Continuous Integration, Code Quality controls, Test First Development is a must
  • Knowledge of UNIX/Shell Scripting
  • Team lead experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and coordination skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knoweldge of Java Swing is a big plus
  • Working experience with FIX Protocol is a big plus
  • Experience with development of one or more Order Management Systems is a plus