Credit Suisse

Market Making Developer

Credit Suisse
Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)

Job Description

Market Making Developer

Location: Hong Kong

Job ID:
Hong Kong
Business Area:
Technology [IT]
Market Making 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 futher in 2016.
A number of new and exciting projects will be 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:
The role is for a hands-on developer for the Asia Equity Derivatives Market Making business.
It will involve working closely with the Warrants and Listed Options trading desks and developing software solutions to improve and expand the technology platform used by these businesses.This person will be expected to be involved in development delivery across all markets in Asia where AMM is used and work will include improving trading performance in existing markets (by algorithm optimization and/or performance tuning) as well as delivery to multiple new markets across the region.
It is critical that the candidate has in-depth understand of real-time exchange trading systems and hands-on development experience (C++/C#). Ideally the candidate will have prior experience of building Market Making technology for Asia Equity Derivative markets (products traded include Warrants, CBBCs, Index Options, Stock Options, Futures).
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...

  • Experience developing latency sensitive software
  • Proficient in C++ and development in Linux environment
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment
  • Knowledge of application architecture and design
  • An open mind and the ability to learn, teach and adapt quickly
  • A passion for technology
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Experience working with traders and derivatives product knowledge
  • Experience with C++ development in the Linux environment
  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering
  • Strong client relationship skills with a strong customer service-oriented attitude
  • A passion for technology outside the work environment

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

  • Asset Allocation
  • C (Programming Language)
  • C#
  • C++
  • Customer Service
  • Derivatives
  • Equity Derivatives
  • Linux
  • Mathematics