Credit Suisse

Equity Derivatives FO Developer

Credit Suisse
Full Time
Lead (more than 10 years)

Job Description

Equity Derivatives FO Developer

Location: Hong Kong

Job ID:
Hong Kong
Business Area:
Technology [IT]
Equity Derivatives FO Developer Credit Suisse Company Overview

Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking and asset management capabilities. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has expanded to be a global force employing over 45,000 people in 50 countries. With new leadership, a new strategy and a streamlined global organization, we are set for growth. We partner across businesses, divisions and regions to create innovative solutions to meet the needs of our clients—and to help our employees grow. It is a high priority for us to continually invest in our employees by providing ongoing opportunities for training, networking and mobility. Join us and let's shape the future of Credit Suisse together.

We Offer...

The candidate will join the Front Office development team working for the leading Equity Derivatives franchise in the APAC region.
The IT team is a key partner to the Equity Derivatives business in APAC and has been a major contributor to its recent success. In order to benefit further from the growth potential in the region, additional funding has been allocated for us to grow further.
A number of new and exciting projects have been initiated, enabling successful candidates to directly contribute to the success of the Business. Naturally, project details are commercially-sensitive but all our projects exhibit the following common features:
  • Significant business engagement and user-interaction
  • Technical autonomy and innovation
  • Highly motivated and engaged development teams
  • Strong focus on quality and commercial benefits

Role Summary:

As an agile application developer the successful candidate will work closely with business users and other members of the development team to provide quality systems that will: improve productivity, decrease operational risk, enable the business to expand and make users smile. They will be working on high profile applications and will have the opportunity to shape the future technical direction and take ownership for functional components.
Role Responsibility:
  • Develop, test, design, manage and support high quality systems
  • Build strong relationships with business users through understanding the challenges that they face, then build systems that will allow them to overcome them
  • Maintain a strong focus on quality
  • Be willing and able to adapt to changes in priorities and requirements
  • Remain open and alert to new technology opportunities  

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You Offer...

  • Good degree in IT (but will consider a strong Mathematics, Engineering, Arts or other Science degree, or equivalent Commercial experience)
  • 10+ years commercial software development, predominantly Java and exposure to more recent technologies
  • Direct people management and personal development of a team of highly skilled developers
  • Understanding of test-driven, agile software methodologies and associated tools/technologies
  • Proven ability to work well in delivering complex systems in a changing fast paced environment
  • The ability to develop intuitive and robust user interfaces which improve user experience
  • Sound knowledge of application architecture and design
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Understand concepts of and will have worked under source code configuration management policies and tools
  • Strong team-building, interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • A passion for technology outside the work environment, open mind and the ability to learn, teach and adapt quickly
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Automated testing, Kanban…)
  • Experience developing and testing using an Object Oriented language e.g. Java, Groovy, Scala, C#, Ruby
  • Experience developing and testing using JavaScript (server and client side), AngularJS, React, and HTML5
  • Experience designing solutions using NoSql data stores MongoDB, Cassandra, Elastic, Redis
  • Strong client relationship skills with a strong customer service-oriented attitude
  • Prior experience of line management
  • Financial knowledge of derivative products their valuation and the generation of risk   

EEO Statement

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.

Technical Skills

  • Agile
  • Apache Cassandra
  • Asset Allocation
  • C (Programming Language)
  • C#
  • Customer Service
  • Equity Derivatives
  • HTML 5
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Mathematics
  • Object-oriented Design
  • Operational Risk
  • Ruby
  • Scrum
  • Software Development
  • Team Management
  • User Experience Design
  • Valuation