front office application support associate (ibank) in Hong Kong

sam lam, randstad hong kong
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About The Company

Our client, an international investment bank, is looking for an Associate / Senior Associate for its Front Office Application Support (Sales Trading) team. This new and important opening is an integral part of its highly profitable front office. The bank is one of the few investment banks in Hong Kong who is able to maintain a strong record of profitability in front office trading over the past decade. As part of business growth they are looking for a strong Front Office Application Support Associate. More experienced candidates will be considered for Senior Associate opening.

About the Team

You will be working as part of the regional Front Office Application Support team and you will work closely with Business Sponsors and Application Development teams, located in Hong Kong, US & India. You will support Equities and Derivatives applications, and products covered included Cash equities, futures, options and warrants.

About the Job

As an Associate for the Front Office Application Support team, you will have direct responsibilities for front office trading applications.

You will oversee the team’s successful delivery of business objectives , including management of production issues and troubleshooting, diagnosis of functional and technical issues in a production environment, handle Market Access etc. You will also help ensure there is adequate performance of the systems – identifying and prompt resolution of issues.

You will also help with new application request, releases, deployment while complying with the group’s policies.

Skills & Requirements

  • Degree in computer science, engineering, finance, business management or a related field
  • At least 5 years of work experience in supporting front-to-back office applications, application architecture, project management, software integration and testing, data management/governance, business intelligence, security and business process analysis
  • Familiar with FIX protocol a major asset
  • Windows / Linux experience a big plus; C++, Java and Python experience also welcome
  • Strong communication skills, able to communicate with business stakeholders and senior management

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or trying similar opportunities, please submit your profile on this page, or contact Sam Lam on 852 2232 3464 for a confidential discussion.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree