Senior Development Manager, Systematic Trading Technology

Senior Development Manager, Systematic Trading Technology

CLSA Limited
5-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Position Description
CLSA is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to build the Systematic Trading technology systems in the Institutional Equities Division. This desk will engage in Index arbitrage, market-making, statistical arbitrage, and other principal trading strategies.

The ideal candidate is motivated to use technology to enable trading businesses to generate revenue while maintaining good controls and abide by all regulations. The development road-map includes: building of a data sourcing and analysis platform that is the foundation of developing quant strategies, the rollout of a low-latency trading platform to enable Algo strategies to quickly access liquidity, and to book and manage risk. At the same time, all systems must abide by industry best practices to control and monitor risk, as well as ensure the desk comply with regulations.

Key Areas of Responsibilities
  • Full-stack develop of trading systems to support latency sensitive Algo strategies in Asia markets.
  • Cover the entire gamut of components and workflows: trading systems, exchange connectivity, Algos, booking, risk management, compliance monitoring, product control, and data analysis.
  • Operate in DevOps mode, with hands-on development and support of the platforms.
  • Drive expansion to trade additional products and structures for hedging: swaps, collateral, unwind, corporate actions, complex products with optionality.
  • Support expansion to additional markets and product types.

  • Microservices & event-driven & low latency
  • Experience/Knowledge on Algo
  • C#, Java, Python
  • UI: Winforms / WPF / DevExpress / HTML5
  • Middleware: Aeron / Solace / Kafka / Websocket
  • Database: KDB / Mongo / Relational
  • Build: Maven, Bitbucket, GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus, Ansible, Sonarqube, Docker
  • Testing: JUnit, Mockito, Cucumber, Zephyr
  • Test Automation, e.g. TestComplete, White
  • Resiliency, recovery & scaling
  • Other desirable skills: ELK, Log4j2, Chronicle, Disruptor
  • Self-motivated & keen learner
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Logic thinking
  • Team player, articulate communicator

If you are seeking a dynamic environment in which to build your career in CLSA, please click apply or send your resume to our recruitment inbox. Kindly specify the position title in the email subject for job application.

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About CLSA Limited

CLSA is Asia’s leading capital markets and investment group, providing global investors with insights, liquidity and capital to drive their investment strategies. Award-winning research, an extensive Asia footprint, direct links to China and highly experienced finance professionals differentiate our innovative products and services in asset management, corporate finance, equity and debt capital markets, securities and wealth management. As the international platform of CITIC Securities (SSE: 600030, SEHK: 6030), China’s largest investment bank, CLSA is uniquely positioned to facilitate cross-border capital flows and connect China with the world and the world to China. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Hong Kong, CLSA operates from 13 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe and the United States. For further information, please visit

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