As part of the Front Office IT department the Volatility and Exotic developer team oversees development and support of FO tools used by Vol and Exotics traders and sales.
The team is composed of 10 developers and application support analysts in Hong Kong.
All the developers are based in the dealing room and interact daily with the traders and sales.
Main Responsibilities :
Develop or enhance applications for the Vol and Exotics traders
Roll-out existing systems from Head Quarter
Support Equity derivatives users on their daily requests and ensure on-duty jobs whenever requested
Manage users’ requirements and provide in-depth business analysis
Coach junior team members both on product knowledge and technical skills
Communicate and report to IT peers and trading teams
Degree of Autonomy :
Fully autonomous to collect requirements, designing solution and developing application
Must be creative and innovative and propose better solutions whenever possible
Open-minded and curious to help rationalize and maintain the existing systems
Foresee possible issues to avoid them in early development stages
Aware and curious about new technologies to share their benefits and explore them
Key Skills and Knowledge Required : Operational skills :
Proven years of Core Java FO development (Java 8, Spring boot)
Proven years of developing using Spring stack
Strong knowledge of Equity derivatives products particularly options and structured products
Proven experience in Agile, TDD and continuous delivery (Jenkins, Sonar)
Knowledge of Python and analytics libraries is a strong advantage
Technical background in Linux is preferable
Behavioral skills :
Strong team player. Enjoy deliver solutions to the business
Strong analytical mind to develop well-structured and simple solutions
Well organized and good business analysis skills
Proactive, innovative and passionate about technology
Good communication to interact with other IT peers in HK and Paris
This role requires a development experience in financial industry of 7 years.