Development Manager - Fixed Income Technology (Global Investment Bank)

Posted 06 March 2023
Salary HKD800000 - HKD1400000 per annum
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
Discipline Software Development
Contact NameTony Lung

Job description

My client is a Global Investment Bank which is heavily investing in technology to drive transformation in APAC.

Position Description
The FICC Applications Development team works closely with the Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities Front Office which has enjoyed massive growth in the last few years, both in revenue and profits, against our competition in the market. The IT team combines cutting edge technologies with an agile approach to deliver practical solutions, with a view to meeting the demands of an ever expanding business and a broad client base.
We are looking for exceptional performers to join the team in Hong Kong. We adopt a full-stack approach to develop applications for the Front Office. We work in tandem with our business partners in other regions and in other departments. The successful candidates will enjoy working in a dynamic, exciting and multicultural environment. They would be intellectually challenged to find creative solutions for problems, improve performance, and reduce risks for the business.

Key Areas of Responsibilities
  • Work with business partners, senior managers and other colleagues to design and review solutions
  • Develop new systems or enhance existing systems to meet business requirements
  • Adopt new technologies and frameworks in projects
  • Support project managers by providing reliable estimates and alerting them of delays or issues as early as possible
  • Follow the processes for version control, continuous integration and release management
  • Keep record and documents on design, support, user manuals and operation procedures
  • Ensure code is covered thorough by unit tests and rigorously tested before deploying to QA or UAT
  • Mentor and guide junior developers via design reviews and pair programming
  • Coordinate with production support teams on releases and issue management
  • Other tasks related to projects as directed by the management
  • Bachelor’s Degree with Honor (or equivalent) or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering or an IT related discipline from a prestigious institution
  • 10 years of experience in software development
  • Strong development skills in Java 8+
  • Familiar with Spring framework, SQL databases, and web-based application development
  • At least 2 years of experience with Fixed Income and/or FX front office systems development
  • Working knowledge of automated unit testing frameworks and best practices
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Proven track record in leading a small team
  • Experience with Bloomberg/Refinitiv APIs for real-time market data and reference data
  • Proficiency in Angular framework
  • Hands on with Python and other scripting languages
  • Familiarity with Agile development artifacts and best practices.
  • Ability to mesh requirements-driven tasks and technical debt reduction tasks
  • Very strong attention to details