Senior Development Specialist

  • Attractive Bonus + Package
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 01 Jun 18 2018-06-01

An Senior Developement Specialist role has just landed at a leading Hong Kong bank.


  • Management and delivery of Futures business projects, mainly focused around FIX, Execution platforms, Order Management systems, Pre Trade Risk controls and Exchange connectivity.
  • Providing technical advice to the business, pre and post sales.
  • Build solid working relationships with business and compliance to get better understanding of reporting requirements and gather all information needed.
  • Liaise closely with other global IT members, business stakeholders and other IT areas within the Company
  • Be flexible and prepared to work in a changing environment, as business needs and regulatory environment dictate.
  • Working within a DevOps team organisation structure.
  • Liaise with and manage IT vendors and third party brokers
  • Receipt, organise testing and implementation of Vendor software releases and patches when required.
  • Represent and promote a professional and positive image of Global Banking and Markets IT


  • Technical skills in Java, C plus, HTML5 Development, UNIX server technology, DB SQL
  • Third party vendor experience such as FIS, Sungard, GL Trade and ULLINK including Bridge, Odisys, IRIS and Trading Technologies
  • Industry experience in Futures Electronic Trading Systems and Architecture, Futures and Options business knowledge, ETD exchange connectivity and Development and Development life cycle skills
  • Good communication and collaboration skills. Must be able to interact and work well with vendors, Futures business and other IT groups.
  • Must be analytical and have excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Willingness to own problems and troubleshoot them to their conclusion
  • Must be highly motivated, self sufficient and proactive when handling projects and issues.
  • Pragmatic, whilst remaining focused under frequently changing priorities
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to enhance Futures Trading Systems specifically adding value from a client perspective
  • Development and Development life cycle Management Qualification
  • Depending of candidate experience, role title will be either Senior Development Specialist or Development Specialist.