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Java Software Engineering Lead (AVP) - Leading Financial Institution


13 May 2023

Hong Kong

It is a fantastic opportunity to build a sophisticated large-scale platform for Derivatives Trading, the selected candidate will be a key person leading the development. They are working on a large-scale transformation program in building next-generation technology.


  • Drive the end-to-end application development and application architecture design of high-performance Derivatives trading systems.

  • Lead the application architecture design and development, following design principles, and maximizing the reuse of components across the architecture design phase.

  • Lead the development of the derivatives trading platform with Java-based technology.

  • Design and implement system resilience, messaging integration, and web application.

  • Establish quality standards of the application platform with the right QA and code review processes.

  • Establish an agile environment and automate processes to minimize variation and ensure predictable high-quality code and data

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant controls and standards Qualifications


  • At least 10 years of experience in designing and developing backend application platforms and solutions.

  • Technical knowledge and experience in messaging integration framework, resilience, and data replication would be preferred.

  • Experience with system design on high availability, robust and high-performance systems;

  • Extensive Java Back-end development experience on the Linux platform.

  • Strong programming development skills in Java, Perl, Python, SQL, Shell Scripting, HTML5, CSS 3 & Javascript.

  • Extensive knowledge in API development including Restful API, OpenAPI, SpringBoot, SOA, SoapUI and microservice, etc.

  • Knowledge in building programming best practices and quality.

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, or Computer Science from a reputable University.

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