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Software Developer - Brokerage

Job Title: Software Developer - Brokerage
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong,
Industry:
Salary: HK$32000 - HK$45000 per month
Reference: BBBH5333
Contact Name: John Leighton
Contact Email: john.leighton@focuscoregroup.com
Job Published: November 23, 2016 10:03

Job Description

Software Developer

FocusCore is recruiting for an international brokerage firm.

The Role:

This firm is looking both (i) to enhance its existing software platforms; and (ii) consider building a new architecture platform for multiple applications - all with a view towards the business requirements of a fast trading desk environment.

Role Description:

  • Report directly to the COO
  • Working on specific projects managed by the COO
  • Smaller project: modify, amend and enhance existing systems
  • Larger project: Build an integrated platform. This project will include:
    • Speaking to people, thinking of solutions - writing process flows
    • Consolidate multiple systems
    • Automate processes
    • Cover a variety of functions into finance systems including price and quote entry, trade consolidations etc
    • Integrated platform must include checks and balances
    • Build in validation of calculations - integrate and tie together in terms of automatic invoices
  • Take long term view in terms of the best architecture and structure of the platform
  • Advise COO of best programming languages, database / systems etc
  • Analyse and think of how to add value to clients - using data / quantitative modelling to create business intelligence that will enhance relationships (doesn't need to be a quant developer MUST be a problem solver)



Role Requirements:

  • 3-5 years' programming experience
  • Good communications ability
  • Good spoken English
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Important: problem solving skills are a must. The need for specific programming language experience is less important - the right individual will have development experience in a language such as C#, C++, Python, Java, but the ability to think openly and solve problems is critical.
  • Cantonese is helpful, but not required.
  • An interest in finance and financial products would be highly beneficial
  • A banking / insurance background would be highly beneficial
  • Hong Kong ID card holders only please

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