Front Office Low Latency JAVA Developer

by Sowmyah Narayanan in Information Technology    25th May, 2021       Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

Front Office Low Latency JAVA Developer


Our client is an IT Service Management Company looking for Low Latency Front Office Java developers to join their team in Hong Kong:


• Develop and extend our systems for performance, coverage and new functionality.
• Work with technology and business groups in the region and globally to deliver high quality products in a fast-paced environment.
• Provide production support for applications.
• Manage project deliveries independently.
• Work on Full development cycle
• Communicate and discuss with Business Owners on Specifications.


• Strong core Java fundamentals, including multi-threading, garbage collection concepts and performance tuning
• Knowledge in both Java and C# will be an advantage
• Good design sense, including knowledge of effective design approaches in this domain
• Possess a mindset of constant innovation & ownership of quality via automation & tools
• Strong understanding of Agile methodology, test driven development & continuous integration
• Strong analytical skills required to provide solution for complex business requirements
• Team Player – Must be able to work with and mentor junior members as well as take direction from seniors
• Good communication skills and ability to coordinate different tasks and work with different stakeholder groups
• Coding for Currency Transactional-Based Platform
• Electronic trading or Equities business knowledge will be an advantage

Mandatory skillsets :

• Extensive expertise in developing business application using Java, Spring framework
• Demonstrable experience designing distributed FX electronic-trading applications
• Deep knowledge of electronic FX market microstructure, matching rules, ECN interactions, complete order flow
• Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuous integration
• Strong multi-threading skills
• Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
• Strong understanding of design patterns including why and where a pattern should be used
• Strong understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application
• Business domain knowledge in FX and/or FX Options.
• Scripting experience (Shell, Python, Perl, Ruby etc.)
• Experience of working in Front office systems.
• Background in electronic trading domain

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