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Trading Algorithm Developer

The Trading Algorithm Developer is responsible for developing the trading algorithm and related infrastructure for the company. This role requires a high level of expertise in developing efficient, low-latency C++ code that is highly fault-tolerant to ensure the company’s business continues to operate. The role will also require constant dialogue with the business side.

Responsibilities: • Close interaction with Traders to understand new requirements for the Algo itself and related infra.
• Enhancing the existing platform and developing new functionality, primarily in C++
• Take complete ownership of deliverables from inception to roll-out, working largely independently.
• Mentoring and/or managing more junior members of the team
• Continual improvement of the software development lifecycle and quality of the product
• Support of the production system

Requirement: • 3+ years’ trading algorithm development experience in C++ language.
• Experience of implementing automated risk controls in trading algo.
• Experience of developing low-latency, high performance software in C++.
• Experience designing and developing distributed systems.

Head of Application Development

The Head of Application Development is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company. This role works closely with the founder to grow the company using technological resources. Using an active and practical approach, this role will direct all employees in IT departments.

Responsibilities: • Working with the founders to develop a technical strategy for the company.
• Organizing, leading, and managing a team of other engineers, ensuring that resources are being allocated efficiently to achieve business goals.
• Understanding how to solve new business problems with existing or new technology.
• Inspiring new engineers to join the engineering organization and helping source talent.
• Identifying when to purchase off-the-shelf solutions, when to use open source solutions, and when to develop a solution.
• Serving as master software architect across product lines.
• Cultivating a healthy team culture for team in both HK and Shenzhen office.

Requirement: • 10+ years of relevant industry experience
• Mandarin skill is a must (necessary to manage team in Shenzhen office effectively)
• A proven track record of architecting and delivering robust and sophisticated professional trading system
• Excellent programmer of C++ languages
• Deep understanding of network, Linux OS and distributed system is a must
• Experience with C#, Python, 0MQ is a plus
• Leadership ability and a strong moral compass

SBL Trader

Responsibilities: • Manage the Stock borrowing and Lending (SBL) / Equity Finance daily trading activities.
• Ensure the accuracy and efficiency of the securities transactions and compliance.
• Serve SBL demand from internal clients / counterparties
• Working with sales team in increasing business / P&L with existing clients and new pitches
• Provide other investment-related support to the trading team.

Requirement: • 3+ years’ trading algorithm development experience in C++ language.
• Experience of implementing automated risk controls in trading algo.
• Experience of developing low-latency, high performance software in C++.
• Experience designing and developing distributed systems.

Options Trader

Responsibilities: Actively trade across various products and markets including index options, equities options and A-H pairs
On-screen ETF arbitrage, ETF creation/redemption arbitrage versus futures
Introduce new trading ideas and assist to develop new trading models
Trade index rebalances based on proprietary models
Primary trader for inventory management/index arbitrage with major focus in China
Optimize funding cost through strategic positioning of fx swaps, NDFs and interest rate swaps

Requirements:  Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
Relevant work experience in proprietary or hedge fund firm
Can do attitude with ability to drive forward initiatives
Proven track record of performance in equity/options trading
Strong command of spoken and written English and Chinese 

ETF Trader / Junior Trader

Responsibilities: Generate PNL for the ETF trading desk, by pricing and trading ETF and delta one products
Find opportunities, generate ideas and do backtesting
Help with trade execution and market making
Explore new ETF markets currently not covered
Communicate with the asset managers, brokers and all other relevant counterparties

Requirements:  Highly numerical, preferably with some basic ideas in statistics and probabilities
Ability to multi-task, act and think quickly and work under stress
Ability to write codes, automate tasks and analyze large amount of data
Basic knowledge in the financial markets
Self-disciplined, highly motivated and proactive
Degree holder from a renowned university
Ability to speak Korean or Japanese will be an advantage.
Less experience will be considered as a Junior Trader
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