Java Developer (trading/equities) - Sal. up to 120k per month

Hong Kong

As one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations, HSBC has been connecting customers to opportunities since 1865. With operations in 65 countries and territories, HSBC's unparalleled international network links developed and emerging markets, and spans the world's largest and fastest-growing trade corridors. The bank serves more than 40 million customers through its commercial, retail, investment and private banking businesses, which are supported by operational and functional teams around the world.

Within HSBC Markets and Securities Services, Securities Financing Technology is a diverse, global team that works together to build innovative sales and trading systems for the Prime Brokerage and Financing businesses. We strive to engineer performant, scalable and reliable systems that enable our business to grow their client base and revenue. We care about working hand-in-hand with our business partners towards realising the architectural principles of simplicity, efficiency and transparency.

Securities Financing is a newly-formed asset class within HSBC, and employs a varied technology stack in order to deliver value to the business and its clients. We aggressively pursue increased efficiencies through the adoption of DevOps/Agile methodologies.

• Delivering key business functionality for the Synthetic trading business, as part of a DevOps team.
• Working across end-to-end delivery lifecycle alongside our partners in the business; from inception through to production delivery and maintenance.
• Adherence to the departmental technical principles and challenging them where appropriate.
• Development of a close working relationship with stakeholders of varying levels of seniority across multiple business functions, including Trading, Sales and Compliance.
• Working alongside our colleagues in the broader regional Equities and Securities Financing department to ensure platform stability for our business.

• Excellent understanding of Java.
• Deep understanding of the related tooling.
• Appreciation of Agile and DevOps.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, to influence and collaborate with their colleagues, both in technology and the business.
• External cloud and microservice or specific full-stack front-end development experience (such as Angular or React) would be a plus.
• Prior experience of developing electronic execution systems, including FIX messaging would be an advantage
• Experience in low-latency Java development and performance optimisation would be strongly desired.
• Knowledge of Equities, Prime Brokerage or Equity Finance is preferred.


HSBC is committed to building a work culture where everyone is valued, respected and opinions count. They take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, collaboration and supporting people to be at their best in an inclusive and diverse environment.

Type: Contract

Category: I.T & T - Banking / Finance IT

Reference ID: 611-20210426-SS

Date Posted: 26/04/2021