Posted on 2021-10-12
CLSA Limited

Lead Development Operations Engineer, Systematic Trading Technology

CLSA Limited

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 arbitrarge, market-making, statistical arbitrarge, 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
  • Algo
  • C#, Java, Kafka
  • UI:  WPF
  • Middleware: Aeron / Solace / ProtoBuf / Websocket
  • Database: KDB / Mongo / Relational
  • Build: Maven, GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus, Ansible, Sonarqube, Docker
  • Testing: JUnit, Mockito Cucumber, Zephyr
  • Test Automation, e.g TestComplete
  • 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 send your resume via Apply Now.

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