IT Application Support - Front Office Trading System

Job Title: IT Application Support - Front Office Trading System
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 44530_1598251051
Contact Name: Lucas Wu
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 26, 2020 14:07

Job Description

Our client

Our client is a leading chinese securities firms with a significant presence in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific. Over the years, they have established a dominant market position in the FS industry. Due to the business expansion, a IT Application Support - Front Line Trading System is needed to join their growing team.


  • Responsible for providing first line application production support for the equity business
  • Manage, resolve and investigate production system issues with system vendors and follow through the cases, mainly focused on equity trading systems, Internet trading, OA workflow systems and company website.
  • Plan and execute internal testing for system upgrade with documented result as according to company standards and procedures.
  • Develop and enhance in-house developed programs including reporting tools, ETL, integrations and SQL.
  • Assist in user acceptance test and execute system deployments.
  • Gather and analyze system requirement from various user department and translate into business or technical specification.
  • Manage system upgrade or new projects for applications handled by the team, according to project management processes.
  • Perform rotated health check and maintain the system stability and availability for local and global markets.


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related disciplines.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in first line application support for the equity business. At least 1 year experience is in first line support role using iAsia and/or Tele-Trend systems are preferred.
  • Working experience for OA workflow system administration is an added advantage.
  • Working experience in investment bank, brokerage or system vendor is an added advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of equity / futures trading and settlement system functionality, bank transfer, operation flow, HKEx and global market connectivity (direct or via execution broker) are essential.
  • Experience in dealing with end users and system vendors, problems solving and troubleshooting production issues for the systems are essential.
  • Solid experience in programming, scripting or SQL is essential.
  • Exposure to other technical skills and application infrastructure e.g. automated testing tool, Splunk, market data, FIX, Windows schedule, VM Ware, application backup, application monitoring or reporting is preferable.
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese with fluency in Mandarin; knowledge of Simplified Chinese a plus

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