Equity IT Trading Support Equity IT Trading Support …

Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jul 19
Up to AUD0.00 per annum
Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jul 19
Up to AUD0.00 per annum
Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
Our client is a leading global investment bank. To support their business needs in Hong Kong, they are looking for talents who are experienced in Equity Trading support.You will be responsible for supporting all the Equity IT systems in the front office.

Our client is a leading global investment bank. To support their business needs in Hong Kong, they are looking for talents who are experienced in Equity Trading support.You will be responsible for supporting all the Equity IT systems in the front office.

Responsibilities:

  • To assure the safe operation of all trading systems, i.e. Fidessa, ULB, HK Exchange connectivity, Algo and FIX connectivity for the front office
  • To ensure the High Availability and BCP of our production trading systems
  • To perform daily system health checking, monitoring & testing
  • To perform analysis, development, testing and implementation of new clients connections for various system
  • Responsible for regional day-to-day support activities to ensure all reported issues are resolved by working closely with traders & vendors, and escalate to the IT manager if necessary
  • Coordinate/Liaise with business owners and IT on issue follow-up and to agree on priorities and schedules
  • Work with the first level application teams to provide production system support, and work closely with regional IT teams to analyze and follow up on all technical / business issues, report findings to IT managers
  • Conduct feasibility studies and impact analysis on possible system solutions and propose clear choices for business consideration
  • Update project status and supporting documents regularly in Sharepoint
  • To coordinate with Exchange on different projects and meet compliance requirements by attending market rehearsals
  • Be able to predict and manage user expectations
  • Weekend work is required for project rollout and to participate market rehearsals

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least 6 years working experience in Investment Banking or Securities Trading industry with relevant exposure to development and support of Equities Trading Applications, Electronic
  • Exchange connectivity, FIX client connectivity, DMA and Algo trading;
  • Technical knowledge on supporting Fidessa, ULB, FIX, market data are required; Familiar with various system monitoring tools;
  • Market knowledge on Equity Cash Trading, an understanding on different order flow
  • Practical & hands on experience in Front Desk Support in sizable Securities Brokerage / Trading company, familiarity with IT solution delivery processes
  • In-depth knowledge of FIX messaging protocol from client and exchange perspective and be able to conduct client testing
  • Good knowledge and skills on Windows, UNIX, Linux, Sybase, Oracle database
  • A proactive and lateral thinker who can tackle problem within short period of time
  • Understanding on change management and incident management process
  • Self starter and multi-tasking, with strong analytical and problem solving skills, solution oriented with proven results
  • Good command of English, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work in a highly pressured business-facing environment
  • Experience in supporting traders is a pre-requisite for this role
Company Overview

As a global professional recruitment consultancy, Morgan McKinley connects specialist talent with leading employers across multiple industries and disciplines such as Commerce & Industry, Financial Services and Professional Services companies.

We also have the capacity to remotely source, manage and supply talent to locations across the APAC region, with recruitment hubs in five key business and financial centres.

We have established ourselves as a preferred supplier to many of the major players in our specialist sectors, as well as with thousands of employers of SMEs/ start-up nature. Our worldwide network of offices and international candidate management system offers our clients and candidates the best talent and opportunities from all corners of the globe.

Our comprehensive command of traditional and innovative candidate sourcing methodologies, meticulous vetting and selection processes and pioneering candidate care programme allows us to deliver an unrivalled talent pool to all our clients, supported by detailed reporting capabilities and a selection of ancillary support services that ensures our service meets and evolves with their needs.

Our consultants are experts in their fields with a detailed knowledge of their local markets, averaging four years’ specialist recruitment experience working with clients ranging from SMEs and start-ups to multinational corporations. The expertise of our consultants is strengthened by rigorous quality management and review procedures, which continuously brings out the best from our consultants however the requirements evolve.

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