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Eclipse Options (HK) Limited

Trading Systems Support Engineer

Eclipse Trading
Hong Kong
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
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Chloe Wong
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Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms. Founded in 2007, we have over 100 employees across three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney, and Shanghai. Our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets and although we mainly specialise in equity derivatives, we also trade delta one, ETFs, commodity derivatives, and crypto currency products. Technology is inextricably linked to our trading strategies, creating an environment powered by intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and innovation.

Trading Systems Support Engineer

Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms. Founded in 2007, we have over 100 employees across three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney, and Shanghai. Our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets and although we mainly specialise in equity derivatives, we also trade delta one, ETFs, commodity derivatives, and crypto currency products. Technology is inextricably linked to our trading strategies, creating an environment powered by intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and innovation. 

The Trading Systems Support Team is critical to the overall function of our high-performance low latency trading platform. Our support engineers are integral to trading, providing a first line of support for all issues relating to the reliability, scalability, and performance of our in-house trading system. 

We are looking for candidates from all levels of experience to support the maintenance and enhancements of our trading system in a complex, distributed Linux environment. The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind, proactive approach to application support, and an interest in troubleshooting mission critical systems within a fast-paced trading environment.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support of critical trading applications within a distributed multi-server environment
  • Provide trade floor support working directly with traders in the region
  • Handle incidents and outages according to the emergency procedure
  • Coordinate production software releases and post-release testing
  • Work closely with Operations and Development teams
  • Develop scripts and other tools to support our trading systems operations as required
  • Be involved in some after-hours support and testing if needed
  • Give and receive constructive feedback
  • Play an active role in your team's growth and results

What you offer

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Front Office Trading Support within a front office trading environment (sell side or buy side)
  • L2/L3 hands on support experience working with distributed systems
  • Strong familiarity with Python, and/or SQL, Perl/shell scripting, Linux commands
  • For senior level candidates, previous experience in electronic trading and familiarity with FIX/exchange protocols is highly desired
  • University Degree in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • Strong interest in the finance industry and capital markets
  • Strong technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills under pressure
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proactive, highly motivated, team spirit, forward thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills in both spoken and written English is a must

What we offer

  • Collaborative work environment with motivated, intelligent, and respectful colleagues
  • Brand new iconic office in the lively thoroughfare of Hennessy Road, Wan Chai
  • Fully stocked kitchen for breakfast and lunch
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment focused on efficiency as opposed to working long hours
  • Flat management structure where everyone's opinion is valued
  • Attractive benefits package with discretionary bonus
  • A fast-growing company, encouraging adoption of new technologies and ideas

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.
Due to the high number of responses that we receive, we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

ABOUT COMPANY
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We’re a leading equity derivatives proprietary trading firm, specialising in options market making, with headquarters in Hong Kong. Since our founding...
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