Java Developer - Market Making - HK

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Contract, Full time
  • iKas International (Asia Pacific)
  • 12 Jan 17

Our client, a global financial institute is currently looking for a strong Java Developer to join their Equities business. You would be working on a greenfield project developing a global execution, market making, algo and risk management platform to replace a series of vendor based systems.

Our client, a global financial institute is currently looking for a strong Java Developer to join their Equities business. You would be working on a greenfield project developing a global execution, market making, algo and risk management platform to replace a series of vendor based systems.

Responsibilities:

  • The purpose of this role is to add capacity to the global development focussed on building out a Greenfield Warrants and Listed Option market making platform for the Hong Kong Business.
  • This is a server side focused role, but focussed on developing highly performant JVM-based software that minimises garbage generation and thread switching in order to build a system with sub-millisecond tick to quote performance.
  • This role will focus on building all parts of the market-making flow including the Algo container, market data handling, order gateway, derivatives pricing and core EMS (Execution management system)
  • You will be working in small business focussed development team on a high profile time-critical project with global stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years Java Development experience, highly proficient in multithreaded core Java including profiling processes running on JVM and optimisation.
  • Able to work closely with business stakeholders, Front office development experience
  • Development experience using Scala, Disruptor pattern/library knowledge is highly preferred
  • Experience working on Equities and Derivative execution and market making platforms
  • Equity Derivatives and Delta1 Business knowledge will be an huge advantage
  • Experience of integration with HKEX OAPI, OMD and OCG messaging interfaces
  • Design and implementation of systems to run in co-location environments

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading global financial institution. Please send your resume in Word format to Mamoon Rashid at mrashid@ikasinternational.com and put Java Developer in the subject header.

Ikas International Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.