Front-End / Full-Stack / Web / Mobile Developer - Hedge Fund based in HK - Permanent Role

Job level Middle
Skill Web Development, Software Development, Full-Stack, Mobile Development
Language English
Location Hong Kong Island
Employment type Permanent
Benefits 5-day week, Competitive pay, Discretionary bonus, MPF, Meal allowance, Medical plan, Paternity leave
Industry Financial Services
Job function Information Technology > Software Development
Information Technology > Application Development
Digital / Web / Mobile > App Development
Published On 16/11/2016
Salary (HKD) $30,000 - $70,000
ref. DEV-UI


In this role, you will design and implement the front-end and user interface for a various greenfield projects with a team of talented technologists and are expected to:

  • Participate in the entire software development lifecycle including design, implementation, testing, deployment, and support
  • Leverage modern technologies to build cutting-edge software including advanced visualizations of data
  • Ensure consistent delivery of software releases and hand-over to end-users
  • Work along-side the existing ecosystem of latency-sensitive in-house and commercial trading technologies
  • Work in close collaboration with a dynamic team of top technologists, scientists, traders as well as external stakeholders 


Key Qualifications:

  • 2-8 years in front-end Web or Mobile development
  • Expert-level skills in HTML5, CSS3, vanilla JavaScript, RESTful web services
  • Experience implementing real-time data visualization, not necessarily in finance
  • Experience implementing multi-threaded server-based solutions for web applications
  • Expert in at least one JavaScript framework (Espresso, Angular, Backbone) or stack (MEAN, LLMP, LEAP, RoR, LYME, xAMP…)
  • Hands-on experience with at least one JS library (jQuery or React) and CSS library (Bootstrap, SASS, LESS)
  • Experience deploying to cloud-based platforms (AWS, GAE, Azure, OpenStack, Bluemix, Heroku…)
  • Passion for UI design


Basic Qualification:

  • Knowledgeable in one or more of the following languages: Java / Golang (Go) / Python
  • Operational knowledge of Git, MySQL, Bash scripting, Linux
  • Clear understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Knowledge of MVC patterns
  • Familiarity with Scrum, TDD, Extreme Programming and DevOps will be highly regarded.
  • BSc / MSc in Computer Science or related degrees
  • Mathematically-inclined mind with an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ambitious, self-motivated, resourceful technology enthusiast


Candidates with less experience may be considered for a junior developer or mid-level developer role.

Very competitive compensation package.

Medical insurance plan, discretionary bonuses, meals provided (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea), 5-days week, startup culture.

Interested candidates, please send your resume to All information will be treated as strictly confidential.