Front Office IT Lead, European investment bank, Hong Kong Front Office IT Lead, European investment bank,  …

Selby Jennings
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 21
Negotiable
My client, one of the leading European investment bank, is looking for a strong front office IT lead that to support their equities derivatives desk, looking for a both hands on and people managing leader.

The candidate will be leading the APAC front office IT team, working closely with various business function (Trading/Structuring/Control/Market Risk), and responsible for the design, maintenance and enhancement of the application and tools owned by Front office IT team. Working globally in a fast paced environment on the trading floor, this role will be supporting into Exotics traders team.

Duties

  • You will be leading the APAC team and gathering user requirements and driving the local Front Office IT projects
  • Design and implementation of Front-office IT team owned application / tools / reports.
  • Be innovative and drive key architectural decisions
  • You will interact with different people, Trading/Operations and Finance clients as well as work closely with different region team members
  • You will be involved in the integration of FO IT solutions into other framework where required
  • You will be providing tactical solutions on business requests to supplement th strategic tool set offerings

Requirements

  • Bsc or above in Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Technical proficiency demonstrated through a deep knowledge of system architecture, data structures, algorithms and general problem solving skills
  • Have hands on development experience with one or more programming languages, e.g. C# / VBA / Python etc.
  • Have hands-on experience with Excel/VBA automation.
  • Have hands on development experience with databases & SQL languages (e.g. strong knowledge of one or more out of Oracle, MSSQL, PL/SQL, TSQL), scripting (Java, VB or Python) and COM.
  • Be proficient in software development process and best practices (TDD, code reviews etc.)

Ideally with:

  • Knowledge of Exotic Equity Derivatives.
  • Ability to evaluative judgement and analytical skills to tackle problems
  • Experience in user facing and project management
  • Experience in automation using scripting languages including JavaScript, VB and/or Batch File Scripting
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