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Our client is looking for following high caliber to join their team:


Java Team Leader( based in ShenZhen )

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Post Date:

14 Dec 2012

Department Overview:

Equity Derivatives Technology provides IT development and support for the Equity Derivatives business. Equity Derivatives covers a variety of business lines, including Arbitrage, Volatility, Exotics, Fund Linked derivative and Convertible Bond trading. Trading desks are currently in London, New York and Hong Kong with Sales in offices worldwide.

Equity Derivatives is a vibrant and exciting business which is undergoing spectacular growth in terms of trading volumes, global coverage, the breadth of product coverage and the revenue it generates for the firm. It is a relatively young business area in investment banking Capital and has grown up in close partnership with IT.

Equity Derivatives Technology currently has close to 300 staff across London, New York and Singapore.



Main Function:

We are seeking front office developers to join the Equity Derivatives technology team. You will be working in a fast paced and challenging environment that requires strong problem solving abilities and a keen interest in equity derivatives. The successful candidate will be a proactive team player with a drive for success and a discipline to meet project deadlines under pressure.

It would be advantageous to have experience developing high performance front office trading and risk management systems and a good understanding equity derivatives trading, risk management, quantitative analysis, finance and mathematics.

This is an outstanding opportunity to play a key role in developing a new global front office risk management system from the ground up and gain unique exposure to equity derivatives.




1.       Analysis business and technical requirement and technical application specifications

2.       Responsible for the full lifecycle of project, execute the project based on TCS and CMMI quality process guidelines

3.       Provides design recommendations for unit and integration testing of applications to team members

4.       Ownership for client communication. Interact with international client and achieving customer satisfaction.

5.       Team management

6.       Explain technical/functional aspects to teammate

7.       Provide training and coaching the teammate

8.       Review the work completed by teammate




-     Bachelor degree in related technical or business area, specialized training, and/or equivalent work experience

-     Requires 8 to 10 years of IT work experience

-     1+ years Banking experience is must


Technical Requirements:

  1. Strong programming and design skills in Java. Knowledge of design patterns and a keen understanding of code quality.
  2. Experience with high performance distributed systems, data caches and messaging (Coherence / Solace)
  3. Enterprise Java - J2EE (JMS, XML, Web Service)
  4. Exposure to open-source tools such as Eclipse and JUnit
  5. Experience work on projects using an Agile or XP development methodology.
  6. Experience with version control such as perforce and continuous integration such as Team City.
  7. Strong relational database experience (ideally Oracle)
  8. Experience of at least one OO method
  9. Good development knowledge on Windows & Linux

Professional Requirements:

1.     University degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent

2.     Proven application development experience

3.     Excellent problem solving & communication skills

4.     Ability to work well under pressure to provide timely and accurate solutions to systems problems

5.     Equity Derivatives experience essential



Banking / IT

Application Method:

Our client offers attractive remuneration package to right candidates. Interested parties please send full resume with present and expected salary to email address of or call +852 3902 3818 for a discussion of job details.

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