Java Developers all levels - Hedge Fund based in HK - Permanent Role

Job level Middle
Work exp Less than 1 year To 15 Years or above
Education Associate Degree
Skill Java, Development, Software, Developer
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
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 08/10/2016
Salary (HKD) $30,000 - $80,000
ref. Dev-Java

In this role as a Java developer, you will join a dynamic team to build a quantitative research platform and its supporting infrastructure including trading components. Multiple new roles are open from Junior to Senior levels.


In this role, you are responsible for the greenfield development of a quantitative research platform and trading components to support business growth and are expected to:

  • Participate in the entire software development lifecycle including design, implementation, testing, deployment, and support
  • 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

Basic Qualification:

  • Open to all levels of software development experience.
  • BSc / MSc / PhD in Computer Science or related degrees
  • Highly knowledgeable in one or more of the following languages: Java / Scala/ Golang (Go) / C++
  • Operational knowledge in one or more of the following: Python, Git, JavaScript, MySQL, Bash scripting, Linux
  • Clear understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Experience in both infrastructure backend and frontend web development
  • Basic understanding of trading operations or technologies (desirable)
  • Mathematically-inclined mind with an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ambitious, self-motivated, resourceful technology enthusiast

Desirable expertise, at least one:

  • Event-driven distributed systems
  • Microservices
  • Data analytics
  • Modern web-stacks
  • User interfaces
  • Test engineering
  • Full SDLC, Scrum, TDD, Extreme Programming
  • DevOps

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.