Pinpoint Asia Limited - Hong Kong

We are looking for exceptional performers to join the team in Hong Kong to work on a system for trading FX, IRS and other derivative products. 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.

Job 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 records and documents on design, support, user manuals and operation procedures
  • Ensure code is covered thoroughly 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

Skills and Experience:

  • 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 3 years of experience with Interest Rate Derivatives and/or FX Derivatives 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

Any Additional Requirements;

  • Past experience in Calypso systems is a strong advantage
  • 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

Educational / Professional Qualifications;

  • Bachelor’s Degree with Honor (or equivalent) or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or an IT related discipline from a prestigious institution

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Matthew Chung at resume@pinpointasia.com and put Lead Front Office Fixed Income Derivative Java Developer - Global Investment Bank in the subject header.

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Headquartered in Hong Kong, Pinpoint Asia is the go-to Specialist Firm for Technology Recruitment

We are a team of specialist tech recruiters (many of our recruiters come from an IT background) and we serve a wide range of clients, all the way from tech startups (especially FinTech) to some of the top Financial Institutions on Wall Street and several other large scale enterprises in other industries.

Our significant market reputation and status as the leading search firm for many of our clients is a direct result of our strong industry relationships, intimate understanding of the marketplace and proven ability to deliver results. 

Our vision is to help companies hire smarter and help job seekers get closer to their career aspirations.

To see all our open jobs please reach out to us at https://pinpointasia.com/job-search/ (EA License # 65791) 

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