Junior Java Developer

HK Technology

12 Sep 2018



Software Engineering

Full Time


4 - 18 years

In this role as a Junior Java developer, you will join a dynamic team to build a quantitative research platform and its supporting infrastructure including trading components.


In this role, you are responsible for the greenfield development of a quantitative research platform and trading components to support business growth and are expected to:

  • Participate in the entire software development lifecycle including design, implementation, testing, deployment, and support
  • Ensure consistent delivery of software releases and hand-over to end-users
  • Work along-side the existing ecosystem of latency-sensitive in-house and commercial trading technologies
  • Work in close collaboration with a dynamic team of top technologists, scientists, traders as well as external stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • BSc / MSc / PhD in Computer Science or related degrees
  • Highly knowledgeable in one or more of the following languages: Java / Scala/ Golang (Go) / C++
  • Very strong Spring framework knowledge (boot, security, cloud, io, data, AMQP)
  • Operational knowledge in the following: Git, MongoDB, Bash scripting
  • Understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Mathematically-inclined mind with an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ambitious, self-motivated, resourceful technology enthusiast
  • Capable in English within an international team

Desirable expertise, at least one:

  • AWS experience
  • Video streaming experience
  • Docker, DevOps
  • Financial market data handling (historical or live)
  • Event-driven distributed systems
  • Microservices
  • Data analytics
  • Test engineering
  • TDD / Extreme Programming
  • JavaScript

Very competitive compensation package.

Medical insurance plan, discretionary bonuses, adjacent to North Point MTR station, discounted meals, 5-days week, startup culture.

Interested candidates, please submit your resume. All information will be treated as strictly confidential.