Senior Manager - Derivatives Developer – Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 25 Sep 16

Senior Manager - Derivatives Developer – Hong Kong

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and talented Derivatives Developer with experience and calibre to join a desk aligned derivatives development team in an active leadership and delivery role.

MACQUARIE Group Limited is a global investment banking and diversified financial services group, providing banking, financial advisory and investment and funds management services to institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world.

Macquarie Securities Group (MSG) is the global Equities operating group within Macquarie and is a core business with strong Asia-Pacific foundations. MSG has three main divisions: Cash, Derivatives and Trading; providing full-service institutional cash equities broker covering sales, research, ECM, execution and derivatives activities

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

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The MSG Technology team, part of the Corporate Operations Group (COG), is seeking to add a motivated Derivatives Developer to join a talented global technology team focused on high quality and consistent delivery to support MSG in meeting their business objectives. The development team is a global team across Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney and are a strong team who are good at balancing delivery and risk and value the enjoyment and satisfaction that comes from working well as a team and releasing new features.

Macquarie's Derivatives desk predominately focuses on market making and algorithmic strategies across the Asian region. It relies heavily on in-house developed real-time trading systems to actively execute, manage trading risk and comply with liquidity and other regulations.


  • Develop various systems involved in trading, analysis, connectivity, trade flow, monitoring and other tooling.
  • Build up ownership and responsibility for various systems and/or trading regions
  • Partner with the trading desk to identify and assist with the implementation of new trading strategies and markets.
  • Be responsible for end to end delivery - requirements, planning, development (user interface & server side), back testing and support.
  • Work in a global team of motivated and talented developers to deliver quality technology solutions in a demanding business environment.
  • Ensure high availability of trading systems through solid design, thorough programming practices and effective support.
  • Deliver to agreed constraints of time, budget and scope.
  • Directly interact with senior management and the IT operations teams.
  • Manage time appropriately across multiple concurrent projects.

Key Skill Requirements
  • Tertiary education in Computer Science or similar.
  • More than 5 years of development in C# OR C++ OR C#
  • More than 10 years of development experience.
  • More than 5 years of experience in trading systems.
  • Good understanding of derivatives markets.
  • Experience in SQL Server.
  • Technology enthusiast with an interest in programming, technology and trading.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to interact with developers, traders and other teams in the bank.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Someone who enjoys working in team and thrives in a productive environment and takes on responsibility and ownership.

Advertised: 05 May 2016 China Standard Time
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