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Fidessa System Analyst - Leading Investment Bank


22 December 2023

Hong Kong

Our client, a top-tier investment bank, is looking for an experienced Fidessa developer/system analyst to join their fast-growing Equity IT team in Hong Kong.



  • Design and develop the Front office trading platform, including the main Order Management System Fidessa

  • Collaborate in the implementation and configuration of vendor Research applications, such as FactSet, while exploring opportunities to develop in-house add-ons that enhance business features.

  • Proactive delivery of high-quality and cutting-edge technology solutions for the trading desk.

  • Conduct feasibility studies and impact analysis on new enhancements and features

  • Manage the entire application delivery lifecycle across concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to production and support

  • Work with the business in solving business problems through technology in a fast environment, while maintaining high-quality software and performance, including Front Office, Operations, Finance, Risk Management, etc.

  • Expose to the business in understanding and learning the business logic including risk management and operations.

  • Deliver innovative forward-thinking solutions with the team in bringing technological advancement

  • Non-working hours (e.g. early morning or weekend) standby support may be required but not frequent


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • Solid experience in the Investment Banking or Securities Trading industry with relevant exposure to the development and support of Equities Trading Applications, electronic Exchange connectivity, FIX client connectivity, and DMA

  • Experience in Fidessa application development like TCL script and Expression Evaluator will be an advantage

  • Possess comprehensive expertise in the FIX protocol, encompassing a deep understanding of its application from the client, exchange, and broker perspectives.

  • Knowledge of the UL Bridge FIX platform and Sybase database will be an advantage

  • Knowledge and skills of system programs on Windows, UNIX platform, and relational database

  • Knowledge and experience in Java/C# are preferred and Microsoft SSIS is the advantage

  • Nice to know Bloomberg/Reuters market data for instrument analysis

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong team player and open to new ideas with the ability to pay attention to details even under pressure

  • Self-motivated, keen learner with and strong sense of ownership and accountability

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