Java Developer, front office applications, perm

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Half Hong Kong
  • 22 Dec 16

Technology doesn't change the world - people do, and our client is a leading brokerage firm and is looking for your outstanding skills as a Java Developer to complete a team of talented professionals who make a real difference every day.

The Company

Technology doesn't change the world - people do, and our client is a leading brokerage firm and is looking for your outstanding skills as a Java Developer to complete a team of talented professionals who make a real difference every day.

The Role

In this highly varied role, you will be involved in the design and planning for their Front office trading applications. You are required to understand the business needs and you'll be developing and unit testing complex code for improvements and fixing defects based on detailed specifications and testing. Responsibilities also include monitoring software configuration changes to anticipate and address the impact of data reliability and user happiness issues. Undertake code reviews as required and develop and deliver communications to key partners in a highly collaborative environment.

Your Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or related field.
  • Outstanding experience of at least 6 years as s Java developer.
  • Deep understanding of the equities market and technologies invovled.
  • Extensive experience working with and tuning trading applications.
  • Experienced in leading SLA performance in a 24x7 support cycle.
  • Strong communicator
  • Experience in team leading is an advantage

About you

You have brilliant technical skills and consider yourself an authority on Java platforms and how applications should be built. You also have the creative flair to deliver innovative solutions and the business insights to know what will work. You are highly collaborative and a true team colleague, and your exceptional communication skills let you convey complex ideas to a non-IT colleagues.

What's on offer?

  • A fast-paced work environment backed by a motivated and energised team of IT professionals.
  • A company on a growth path offering extensive opportunities to grow your skill set and career potential.
  • The rewards of a role where you will be challenged every single day
  • A workplace where work-life balance is actively promoted.

Robert Half Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of categories protected under local law.