Global Trade Capture, Lifecycle and STP Developer

Global Trade Capture, Lifecycle and STP Developer

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 16047287


Description

Job Purpose:

This position is required to act as a Developer in the Singapore based Trade Capture, Lifecycle and STP (Lifecycle) team. This position will be to act as a developer in the team, taking responsibility for individual deliveries to the Trade Capture and Lifecycle Stream but also liaising with QA and Support teams.
Job Background/Context:

The Trade Capture and Lifecycle team sits within the Equities Risk/Derivatives IT department, providing global Trade Booking, Lifecycle and STP software solutions for the Equities Front (Sales and Trading) and Middle Office business teams.
The Singapore Trade Capture and Lifecycle team is responsible for strategic development, enhancements, fixes and support of existing Production components, as well as those currently under development.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Display a high-level of technical competence and expertise both locally within the Trade Capture and Lifecycle team and in the wider Risk Services world. Act as a point of escalation for complex technical issues and be recognised as someone able to solve complicated problems using appropriate technology and techniques. Inspire this behaviour in others.
  • Working alongside global team to deliver the future state architectural direction of the Trade Capture and Lifecycle platform
  • Liaising with the user community, in order to deliver solutions to complex problems in relation to the Trade Capture and Lifecycle business processes.
  • Developing a collaborative relationship with the Singapore development team
  • Representing the development team to the user community (Sales, Trading and Middle Office) where required
Development Value:
This is a Senior developer role for the Equity Derivatives - Risk Delivery group. Explore a unique and exciting opportunity to work on some very cutting edge technology and be a part of the transformation within Equity Derivatives as the group rebuilds the entire technology stack servicing the business. This is the opportunity to contribute to an existing team for the future, and also to position and enhance an in production equity derivatives trade capture and lifecycle platform as well as building a fresh strategic platform to support the evolving business needs over the coming years.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:
This role will have some interaction with the business user community front to back, i.e. Sales, Traders, Middle Office and Operations (Docs and Settlements) , as well as working closely with other technology teams globally such as Data Fabric, Batch team and Reference Data services. Therefore, a good understanding of finance and basics of derivatives in particular in terms of the Trade Lifecycle would be preferred. Analysis skills to gather functional requirements would also be required. Similar experience within a front-end system on trade booking and/or lifecycle management and trading blotters would be a big plus. Previous experience of front-office businesses in the financial industry is essential.
  • Keen sense of design and aesthetic to produce modern, UI's that are attractive, flexible and intuitive to use from a UX perspective
  • Designing and building user interfaces in either WPF or other UI web technologies
  • Deep understanding of multi-threaded and asynchronous application development
  • The ability to design and implement high performance controls and other application infrastructure to support the application
  • Adapt quickly; come up with innovative and creative solutions with a knack for problem solving to meet the technical challenges and complex business requirements.
  • Should have experience working in Equity Derivatives in a similar setting
Skills:
  • Full stack developer
  • Core Java, HTML5,  JavaScript (jQuery, angular js, node js)
  • Big data stack (Apache storm, zookeeper, Kafka, no sql database)
  • .NET 4.0 /4.5 and C#
  • WPF and WCF (and SOA, Restful services)
  • Enterprise messaging(e.g.Tib EMS, Business Works)
  • Sybase, SQL Server and XML
  • Design Patterns for UI and solving OO problems
Competencies:
  • Positive Attitude
  • Team player
  • Delivery-oriented
  • Proactive and dynamic
  • Primarily business driven
  • Ability to contribute to regular status updates to business and technology management with sound and meaningful tangible tasks and results
  • Question what is currently available and aim for the best
  • Excellent communication skills