Market Making IT Engineer Asia

  • Competitve
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Vontobel Group
  • 06 juin 18 2018-06-06

Vontobel successfully offers and makes a market in real-time for over 200'000 financial products at seven exchanges in Asia and Europe. The market making is done through a sophisticated in-house developed system in combination with the third party system FRONT ARENA for position keeping. The position as a Market Making IT Engineer Asia is within the Trading Application Development team. The team is responsible for developing, maintaining and operating the market making system used globally by Vontobel.

  • To be able to assist traders optimally we do not implement first-line support. Instead our team talks directly with the business, assisting in questions relating to the behavior of the trading system
  • In order to safe guard continuous operation of the trading system detection of abnormalities and alerting thereof is absolutely vital. This is a point of constant improvement
  • We are connected to multiple exchanges (HKEX and SGX in Asia) and need to follow their release cycles in terms of development, testing and deployment
  • Our release cycle of six weeks make us highly agile and able to respond quickly to new requirements. Testing of new functionality is an essential part
  • Internal and external changes constantly force us to adapt, be it by fulfilling regulatory requirements or re-locating our software to new hardware
  • Analysis and contribution to solutions of incidents in critical situations. This also includes the infrastructure and network layer
  • We are operating in a low latency environment and need to define, measure and evaluate performance indicators relating to our system. This touches software, hardware and network

Your qualification:

  • M.Sc in computer science, mathematics or equivalent preferred
  • Experience from a front office team within a financial institute and/or from a financial software vendor
  • Exceptional problem solving willingness and skills
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets and market making in particular
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken English