Support Engineer

  • According to profile and experience
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Axa Investment Managers - Emplois
  • 16 Jan 17

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €679bn in assets as of the end of June 2016. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 22 countries.

Chorus team strives to build a fully systematic quantitative fund. The team is committed to orchestrate trading, research and infrastructure through clean, maintainable code. The team is composed of experts with skills ranging from system administration, data science, software engineering, coming from various industries from finance, ad-tech and hardware vendors. They believe in agile methodologies, use Kanban in their day to day work, do retrospectives.
Trust and honesty are among their core values; they advocate for free and open communication where everyone can step up.

Key Accountabilities:

Provide level 1 support for the following services of the fund:

When applicable, perform root cause analysis/resolution and write post-mortem reports

Receive queries from the fund teams (research, compliance, risk, etc) and route them to the correct team if needed

You will work closely with:
-Trading desk, operation and risk teams to investigate issues
-Software engineering to improve production processes and resolutions
-Business users to understand their issues and improve resolution time

Role Requirements:

-Degree in IT or equivalent experience

-General knowledge of computer science is needed
-Experience with the quantitative asset management industry is a plus
-Experience working for a global organization

Knowledge and Skills:
-SQL experience
-Basic knowledge of Linux is appreciated

-Rigorous and resilient
-Demonstrate ability to change and improve things on a pragmatic basis
-Understand the right balance between quality and productivity
-Flexible mindset - able to build upon and enhance existing tools and practices
-Able to work with a diverse set of profiles or experiences
-Can do attitude
-Effective communication and writing skills

You will be required to work off hours for on-call rotation and production changes