Technical Lead, Prime Finance

Job Title: Technical Lead, Prime Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: HQ00014801 (2_110118)
Contact Name: Amit Desai
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2018 17:35

Job Description

HK$ 1M/Annum

Our client is looking to hire a Senior Java Developer with experience of managing off-shore development teams.


  • ​Lead and drive the overall solution design and technical design activities, leveraging the team and technical experts in the organization
  • Lead a team of 7 to 12 individuals distributed globally
  • Work closely with stakeholders to manage short term and long-term deliverables
  • Deliver excellent Java server side software solution in a timely fashion.  Any software developed is rigorously tested, including automation framework, satisfies the requirements while adhering to the technical design and existing departmental standards and best practices for software development
  • Provide support and bug fixing as needed throughout the project lifecycle


  • University graduate with working experience in software development, ideally multi-tier, multi-threaded and real-time applications
  • Prior team leadership experience
  • Strong knowledge of Java 8 and relational database management systems
  • Knowledge of Hibernate, JPA, Spring, Spring Integration, Web services, JMS, Messaging and Oracle PL/SQL
  • Knowledge of BDD test frameworks, DevOps toolchain and continuous delivery
  • Prior working experience in developing resilient, fault tolerant, low latency platforms
  • Recent working experience in investment banking particularly electronic trading, prime synthetic, securities lending, equity repo and collateral trading 
  • A strong technical candidate without banking experience will also be considered
  • Demonstrable track record of delivery
  • Excellent communication, both written and spoken
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to learn quickly and rapidly assimilate new business requirements.
  • Sound EQ business knowledge with experience on sales and execution platform 
  • Knowledge and experience in Disruptor, Oracle Coherence Cache and Solace is a plus
  • Working experience in FIX is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Fidessa and ULLINK Bridge, IRIS is a plus
  • Knowledge of enterprise application integration patterns is a plus