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Software Engineer - Algo & Trading Technology

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Job Summary

  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent
  • BBBH792513
  • Sep 08, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Amazing opportunity for an experienced software engineer with experience in Algo and Trading Technologies to join a leading Hedge Fund

Our client is a Hong Kong and New York based hedge fund manager with a track record in extracting value from credit, volatility, rates, equities, and convertible bond markets.

Their Trading Technology team is looking for a software developer with a focus in cross-asset trading system and algo trading. As a multi-strategy hedge fund, their trading system covers Equity, FX, Rates and Volatility executions. The candidate will have close collaboration with the front office users from various desks and will have the ability to develop solutions in a rapidly changing and growing environment.

The successful candidate will be a Computer Science graduate or have a similar technological/mathematical educational background with 4-5 years' experience, ideally in finance or fintech. The candidate should have extremely strong development skills in relevant technologies and a broad set of system architecture knowledge. We are looking for candidates who have an aptitude to gain wide-ranging domain knowledge and apply it to develop automated/algorithmic trading capability, expand product coverage, manage external connectivity, promote internal accessibility, and build safeguards on BFAM's multi-asset trading systems.


  • Work directly with front office users and strategy developers to determine business requirements and priorities
  • Develop high quality solutions in a fast-paced environment
  • Make suggestions and implement enhancements to streamline existing workflows
  • Develop front to back technology (UI to server to integration with MO)
  • Comply with development standards and operating model for the teams


  • University Degree in Computer Science or a equivalent
  • 3-5 years' programming experience in a relevant role (ideally in finance/fintech)
  • Ability to develop on the JVM (Java / Kotlin) and Javascript (React)
  • A track record of delivering high quality code
  • Ability to work in pressured environment and deliver given real world business constraints
  • Confident and be able to stand by his/her technical decisions, while staying flexible
  • Insightful, assertive, independent, proactive character; energetic and be able to push things through
  • Fair interpersonal skills: patient, positive, and persistent when dealing with others.
  • Takes the initiative yet disciplined and follows instructions
  • Proficiency in English is mandatory, relates complex ideas concisely and directly orally or in writing to non-technical audience
  • Think out loud; not shy of raising issues and questions to relevant people
  • Works independently with little supervision
  • Experience with running production applications in a cloud environment would be an additional valued skill

Programming Language: Kotlin/Java, Javascript (React), Python, scripting (Bash), C/C++, C#
Operating System: Unix/Linux, Windows
Database: MongoDB, Influx, Sybase, Oracle, PostgreSQL

Desired Skills and Experience

  • C#
  • C/C++
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Kotlin
  • Python
  • bash


If you possess all the above and you are keen to explore, then please apply immediately by following the link!

Any questions, please feel free to contact Katrina Wang at 3907 3979.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Katrina Wang
Katrina Wang
  • Managing Consultant | Technology Recruitment
  • 3907 3979