Equity Derivatives Technology - Java Developer, VP Equity Derivatives Technology - Java Developer, VP …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Equity Derivatives Technology - Java Developer, VP
As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You'll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

The Team

Pyramid is a strategic platform for processing and risk managing derivatives in the Investment Bank. It is used by Credit Hybrids, Equity Derivatives, Commodity Exotics and Interest Rate Hybrids businesses globally. The trade processing suite is responsible for trade capture, event & position management, and feeds to downstream systems such as accounting and legal documentation. Products range from high volume listed products to highly complex over-the-counter structured derivatives.

The platform uses a range of technologies including Java, C#/.net, C++, and Sybase/SQL on Windows and Linux platforms. This is an opportunity to join an award winning technology team with excellent business sponsorship to deliver revenue enhancing technology and industry wide transformation.

The Role

Very strong, hands on java expert to contribute to the reengineering of the platform : Java services (to interact with the pricing library , to process events , to STP the products and documents), Object backstore replacing the legacy relational database, scripting language (Python, JavaScript) to rewrite the business logic

Key Responsibilities
  • Interface directly with business unit sponsors on requirement analysis
  • Work with subject matter experts to develop solutions that meet business the business requirements.
  • Develop java services integrated in the end to end processing of the derivative products.
  • Build a stable, efficient, scalable cloud based solution which will be deployed globally.
  • Design and code a significant amount of a robust, secure and efficient API to persist / retrieve data and implement the business logic
  • Participation in code reviews and sharing of knowledge with other members of the team.
  • VP level based in Hong Kong

We are looking for a highly talented and driven technologist who has a track record of delivering high-quality solutions in an investment bank or other fast-paced industry where first class solutions with 5 9's uptime are the norm.

Essential skills
  • Senior Stakeholder management skills
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience on Java.
  • Good knowledge in equity derivatives products and business
  • Familiar with Microservices architecture and Cloud-based technology
  • Self-starter , delivery focused , strong experience on Agile programming
  • Strong OO design skills with good knowledge of object modelling and design patterns.
  • Keen to understand and solve business related problems.
  • Computer science background with an intellectual rigour
  • Experience of messaging e.g. AMQ, Tibco .etc.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and a track record of high performance and delivery.
  • Understanding of derivatives products.
  • Strong communication and team-working skills
Desirable skills
  • Exposure to NoSQL systems (Cassandra, MongoDB .etc.)
  • Agile development techniques

To degree level, ideally in a computer science, mathematical or engineering discipline or equivalent
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