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BAH Partners
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Apr 21
BAH Partners
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Apr 21
Posted by:
Katie Huang • Recruiter
Posted by:
Katie Huang
Trading Systems Support Analyst – Trade floor support

My client is a proprietary trading firm specializing in automated derivatives trading, including market making, index arbitrage and high frequency trading. They are currently the leading prop trading firm across the Asian markets and have offices across the region.

The successful candidate will become a member of an exciting team responsible for the operation of their trading systems. This is high profile role that sits in the thick of the action, right on the trade floor. It is fast-paced and exciting, working with an impressive team of technologists, traders, risk analysts and quants.

The team will cover the Asian markets. If you have an analytical mind, believe in a proactive approach to system operations and enjoy troubleshooting mission critical systems in a fast paced trading floor environment, then this role is for you!

The role

  • Supporting critical trading applications within a distributed multi-server environment
  • Develop scripts and other tools to support my client’s  trading systems operations as required
  • Provide general trading floor support directly to traders
  • Play an active role in your team’s growth and results

The requirements

  • University Degree in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • 2-8years’ experience in trading support or financial application development
  • Front Office support experience in i-banks, proprietary trading firms, finance, equities industries
  • Knowledge of Equity Derivatives is preferred but not essential
  • Experience of Linux, scripting languages (Perl, Python, PHP) and TCP/IP networking is a plus   
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, preferably Python, PERL and PHP is a plus
  • Exposure to Bloomberg and ActivMQ desirable
  • Excellent (potential) technical troubleshooting and problem solving skills under pressure/live trading environment
  • Proactive, highly motivated, team spirit, forward thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

The sell

  • Flat structure.
  • High visibility.
  • More autonomy, less bureaucracy.
  • Relaxed environment – friendly, casual culture.
  • Excellent working hours (8-6) and environment.
  • Great financial incentives for performers – competitive salaries and excellent bonuses for performers.

In short, this is a great chance to join a small, profitable company that is on the “up”. The working hours are great, and the chance to put your thoughts and ideas into practice here are unparalleled. You can have a direct and meaningful impact on this organization’s technology strategies and direction, whilst working in a collaborative team with like-minded people.


Contact information…

If you are interested in this position, or would like to explore other opportunities within banking and finance technology, please send your detailed resume to Katie Huang at

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