RAD Developer (Equity Derivatives)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mainstay Asia
  • 23 May 18 2018-05-23

My client, a Tier 1 International Investment back, are looking for an ambitious Rapid Application Developer (RAD) to join their expanding team with a primary focus within Equity Derivatives technology. The role would sit on the trading desk supporting Front Office Trading Teams, Trade Capture Support Teams and Middle Office and would provide a significant opportunity to develop Business knowledge within a large IB.


·         Be responsible for delivery and support of software applications with a focus in using Excel, VBA, SQL and Javascript technologies.

·         Do tactical development to add value to the business on pricing as PnL applications

·         Analyse user requirements, document, and revise systems functionalities for the Prime Financing trading desk.

·         Work with Trading, and Middle Office users to gather requirements to develop, modify, and resolve issues encountered in prime trading applications.

·         Be comfortable in dealing with various Stakeholders of different seniority. (AVP to MD level)

·         Continuously demonstrate considerable analytical and evaluation capability to understand technical requirements based on Business needs.



·         BS or MS degree in computer science and/or Finance and/or related fields.

·         Solid and demonstrable experience in Excel, VBA and SQL.

·         Exposure to an OO language such as C++, Java or C#

·         Exposure and/or demonstrable interest in Investment Banking/Finance

·         Experience working directly with traders and product management in RAD is highly advantageous.

·         Good communication and people management skills are essential.

·         Understanding of Investment Banking products, systems and processes and the role of Prime Services is highly advantageous but not essential.

·         Prior Business Analyst, RAD or SDM experience is a big plus.

·         Fluent English is a Must.



If you are interested in joining a Large IB at a pivotal time, feel free to send your CV to:

ben @ mainstayasia.com