Application Support (Equities/Market Risk) - Multiple Headcount

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
  • 22 Aug 17

Our clients is are Top Tier Financial Institutions (Hedge Funds, Asset Management Firms, Investment Banks) with strong market share in Asia Pacific. To cope with its expansion across the region, they are looking for various Application Support candidates to join their expanding teams. Multiple Headcounts are Available.

Our clients is are Top Tier Financial Institutions (Hedge Funds, Asset Management Firms, Investment Banks) with strong market share in Asia Pacific. To cope with its expansion across the region, they are looking for various Application Support candidates to join their expanding teams. Multiple Headcounts are Available.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Portfolio Managers and Traders to quickly and effectively deal with trading issues
  • Liaising directly with third party vendors and brokers on issues and outages
  • Being an active part of the development lifecycle for our internal applications by assisting in application feedback, project requirement gathering, UAT testing, production rollouts and application monitoring
  • Knowing the main front office applications at a high level while being able to provide in depth support/training internally
  • Monitor connectivity and market risk applications and proactively resolve errors
  • Act as the first point of contact for all trading application queries and requests from the Traders and Portfolio Managers in Hong Kong

Requirements

  • Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science or Engineering related subject
  • Solid 5+ years of Equities market knowledge and product knowledge, with experience and exposure to Front Office applications and Execution systems
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment
  • Possess a good sense of urgency, strong communication and problem solving skills and a keen and quick learner
  • Good understanding of various asset classes (Equities, FX, and Fixed Income)
  • Able to navigate in Unix and Windows proficiently, experience in reading logs generated by systems processes and in performing level 1 and level 2 troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of FIX and TCP/IP is advantageous but not required

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Eddie Cheng on +852 3907 3950.