Job: Technology

Primary Location: Asia-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Other Locations:

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Permanent

Posting Date: 03/Jun/2021, 3:23:41 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities & Our Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be the part of a start-up team building an innovative platform leveraging data, analytics to drive automated decision-making, smart automation across the full lifecycle of the business. This is a rare opportunity for a self-driven, start-up minded, strong and passionate developer to participate and contribute to a paradigm shift. We want People driven by the mission!

Domain: Derivatives and Equity Delta-1


  • Build services with a framework and generic pattern mindset for scale across multiple dimensions – optimized compute/performance, functional, visualization, quality control

  • Develop scalable real-time low-latency processing solutions in an agile delivery method

  • Maintain data & analytics for systematic decision-making, processing / controls

  • Develop and maintain automated testing

  • Do whatever it takes to maintain stability, availability and performance

  • Partner with stakeholders to capture requirements and deliver solutions – deep understanding of the problem and context along with ownership are key to be successful in this role

The successful candidate is expected to be an experienced developer in building critical high-performance risk / data-analytics driven solutions in investment banking/hedge funds/technology companies. This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • In-depth core Java

  • Proven experience in low latency, real-time, scalable systems, systematic trading, garbage collector, queuing, scheduling, complex events processing (CEP)

  • Data: Experienced in one of the data setup based on Oracle, Hadoop, mongoDB, kdb

  • Shell scripts in Linux/Unix environment and or windows-based environments

  • You’ve built something exceptional you can showcase – demos/github/detailed explanation etc..

  • Ability to think “Product/platform” with a strong alignment with expected business outcomes/journeys

  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Understanding and demonstrable experience of modern architecture/designs – micro-services/API-first development/high-throughput/event-driven/agent-based system, compositional frameworks

  • Ability to scope minimum viable functionalities for quick and iterative/incremental deliveries

  • Strong knowledge and some practical experience in modern dev-ops - CI/CD, containerization, orchestration

  • Strong knowledge and experience in Equity Derivatives products and pricing is a plus

  • Experienced in Agile/Scrum-Kanban and related tools – JIRA, Confluence

  • Understanding of software development lifecycle

Other desirable skills/knowledge:

  • Some knowledge of Python, basic data-analysis / machine learning concepts

  • Some very basic knowledge of UI concepts – javascript/html5/openfin/electronjs

Soft skills:

  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing)

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills

  • Proactive, self-starter, autonomous Self-motivated, multi-tasking, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, solution oriented with proven results

  • Good team spirit

  • Extreme curiousness

  • This is a very demanding role which requires a start-up/entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to work fast, efficiently, under pressure on multiple deliveries

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages. We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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