DevOps Technologist - Prop Trading - Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 2840946
Contact: Philip Quinn
Email: email Philip
My client, a proprietary trading firm dealing in cash equities, derivatives, commodities and FX instruments in a Machine Lead environment, seeks an experienced DevOps candidate to join their firm in Hong Kong 

This role allows for great amount of freedom and experimentation but with short life-cycles therefore you must have a passion for getting hands-on with script coding and have a strong focus on performance & utilisation with attention to detail

  • Work closely with Quant Trading, Market Risk and Finance teams to build tools and engines suited to their needs as well as building similar for the Quantitative Analysts and Researchers over very large amounts of data
  • Front-end control and visualisation via GUI development using Java
  • Develop, test and deploy daily batch scripts and existing logging stack (Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana)
  • Enhancement of continuous deployment automation and of configuration management
  • Development, testing and deployment of high performance communication channels with exchanges, brokers and financial data vendors etc. 
  • Ensure the consistency and accuracy of data processing pipeline
  • Troubleshoot stability and performance issues related to the tasks above
  • At a minimum, a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or another technical discipline from a top university
  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a Dev Ops engineer 
  • Experience working on high-performance data analytics and leading-edge storage & query execution engines
  • Excellent Python, Bash, Database and SQL skills
  • Experience in Windows and Linux environments
  • Some knowledge of Network programming/troubleshooting beneficial 
  • Comfortable with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Strong grasp of automation tools
  • Fluency in English, excellent comms and comfortable working in a high pressure environment 
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