Posted on 2021-10-12
CLSA Limited

Senior Software Engineer, Trading Applications Back End

CLSA Limited

Position Description

We are looking for a Sr Software Engineer to join our Front Office development team in Hong Kong.

As part of the development team, you’ll work very closely with business users, vendors and other front office development and support teams to develop CLSA’s Order Management and Execution platforms.

The role reports to the Trading Applications Back End Development Manager.

Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Develop next-gen trading systems
  • Implement order management enhancements
  • Provide L3 support on a rotation basis
  • Liaise with other front office development teams to agree and document design of interrelated functions
  • Unit testing, functional testing of the developed code
  • Responsible for timely and quality delivery of software solutions
  • Ensure full compliance to all CLSA and required training and regulatory requirements for you and your team


  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or IT related area
  • 4+ years of experience in software development
  • Strong Core Java (J2SE) skills.
  • Practical experience of using Core Java, Multithreading, Collections, OOPS, etc.
  • PL/SQL  - basic database knowledge, knowledge about object-oriented databases a plus
  • Schemas, JMX, JUnit, Eclipse, Oracle, SQL (DDL, DML), XML
  • Unix fundamentals
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Capable of meeting tight deadlines and working under pressure/multi-tasking
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility
  • Good team player. Capable of working under a fast pace and dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of front office trading systems
  • Knowledge of cash equities concepts
  • Exposure to J2EE, JMS, In Memory Data Store, TIBCO EMS, Solace or other messaging platforms
  • Exposure to software engineering tools/applications (like Git, Bamboo, Confluence, JIRA, Spring)
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes and techniques
  • Experience of the build process using Maven or Ant

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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