VP, Low-Latency Electronic Trading Java Dev Lead (Greenfield Build-out Initiative) – HK VP, Low-Latency Electronic Trading Java Dev Lead  …

Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Excellent Remuneration
Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Excellent Remuneration
Posted by:
Matthew Chung • Recruiter
Posted by:
Matthew Chung
Our client, a leading global investment, is looking for a seasoned low-latency dev lead to join their high-profile electronic trading / quantitative prime services (high-frequency hedge funds) team and lead their greenfield low-latency trading development from scratch. Excellent business / senior mgmt exposure and compensation!


  • We provide state-of-the-art ultra-low-latency DMA solutions to a very niche domain of sophisticated, high-frequency trading clients, mostly Hedge funds.
  • You will lead a team focused on building out the functionality and platform which will be integrated with our flagship low latency hardware-accelerated product offering.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Design and development of ultra-low-latency Equities trading systems
  • Interact with both senior Front Office stakeholders at the MD level in the region
  • Analysing business requirements to find the most appropriate technical solution and creating a technical specification where needed
  • Participate in code reviews and architectural decisions
  • Holistic simulation and testing of the trading system for high reliability
  • Provide estimates for tasks including design, development, and testing
  • Support analysis, testing, and operations teams
  • Mentor junior developers


  • Excellent JAVA (10+ years experience) programming skills for developing large-scale, mission-critical systems
  • Excellent experience of developing low-latency trading systems and writing Java code for multithreaded server applications and performance tuning techniques on Linux
  • Experience with unit testing practices
  • Good scripting skills using Python, Perl or similar
  • Understanding of higher-level Computer Science concepts such as data structures and algorithms
  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in working in investment banking, working directly with Traders and Desk Heads
  • Experience of C++
  • Advanced expertise in computer networks, computer architecture, and operating systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux
  • Agile software development methodology
  • Degree in Computer Engineering, or Computer Science

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Matthew Chung at resume@pinpointasia.com and put VP, Low-Latency Electronic Trading Java Dev Lead (Greenfield Build-out Initiative) - HK in the subject header.

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Headquartered in Hong Kong, Pinpoint Asia is the go-to Specialist Firm for Technology Recruitment

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