Senior Development Lead (Market-Making)

  • $100K/month and UP
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aquis Search
  • 15 Feb 18 2018-02-15

Manage a development team in the delivery of an industry-leading front-office trading suite of applications.


  • Develop various systems involving trading, analysis, connectivity, trade flow, monitoring and other tooling.
  • Increase performance and productivity of the systems.
  • Take on ownership and responsibility for various systems and/or trading regions.
  • Use your technical & leadership skills to positively influence the agility of our team, and the quality and maintainability of our code and solutions.
  • 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 C# .NET developers to deliver quality technology solutions in a demanding business environment.
  • Ensure high availability of trading systems through solid design, effective programming practices and 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.


  • Background in Computer Science or similar.
  • More than 10 years of C++ or Java development.
  • More than 10 years of experience in trading systems.
  • Good understanding of derivatives markets.
  • Experience in SQL Server or similar databases.
  • Technology enthusiast with a high degree of agile, tdd, ci/cd experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to interact with developers, traders and other teams.
  • Someone who enjoys working in team and thrives in a productive environment and welcomes responsibility and ownership.