Associate, Senior Developer Associate, Senior Developer …

Nomura Asia
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Jan 22
Nomura Asia
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Jan 22

Title:      Associate, Senior Developer


•             Interpret written requirements and specifications of pending projects.

•             Expected to be responsible for the high level software design and lead the programming

•             Will interface with user and clients

•             Other duties required of you from time to time by your supervisor(s) and management

Core Competencies

The below is a high level summary of those competencies required for the role.


o             IT Architecture Principles and Practices

o             Non-application Specific Knowledge

o             Quality Assurance and Testing

o             Software Application Development


o             Knowledge of the Financial Services Industry

o             Business & Requirements Analysis

Project management

o             IT Project Management

o             Planning, Organising & Resource Management Capability

o             Resource Allocation & Management in Achieving Goals


o             Collaboration & Leadership Skills

o             Commercial Awareness

o             Critical and Analytical Thinking Skills in Decision-Making

o             Effective Listening & Communication Skills

o             Professional Networking & Relationship Development Expertise

o             Written Communications Expertise


Specific Requirements  


Credit Technology is divided into production support (RTB) and development (CTB).  This team is responsible for the development of the strategic platform for Credit and small enhancements to existing systems.

We require a senior Java developer to join the Credit Development team in Hong Kong to work directly with Hong Kong trading team, working with global/regional teams in London/New York/Tokyo and Shanghai. This role involves strong Java development and object oriented skills, coupled with a good knowledge of distributed architectures and service-oriented design, and a proven ability to turn high level specification into high quality solutions in tight deadlines and with the application of strong agile principles.  The ideal candidate would also have experience in Python development and familiar with the Credit Financing business.

Technical Skills / Experience


Expert/strong in Java, Python

Working knowledge of Java server-side(Linux) -  REST, multi-threading, demonstrable experience

Object Oriented design and development

Messaging technologies such as Solace/Tibco/EMS


Strong test-driven mentality and practice.

Agile Processes & Practices. Eg: test-driven

Real time front-office trading system knowledge

UI Development: HTML5

Design Patterns

Other Skill Requirements

Knowledge Required:


Knowledge of Fixed Income business, ideally Credit & Credit Financing

Experience of full project lifecycle (requirements, design, development, tesing, deployment, version control)


Rich experience of Credit Financing


Extra Notes:

The ideal candidate will need to be able to confident enough to work from limited verbal specifications. Consequently good interpersonal skills are required as the candidate must have the ability communicate directly with the business effectively to ensure that projects meet their requirements


o          Proficient in English read, write and speak

Diversity Statement

Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation


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