Lead Trading Support Engineer (Prop trading / Relocation to SG)

Hong Kong
26 Sep
Finance - Asset Management, Finance - Investment Banking, Finance - Venture Capital & Private Equity
Work arrangement
On-site+ Remote
  • 5+ years in L2/L3 support
  • High frequency trading platform experience
  • Proficiency in Python scripting

My client is a leading market maker and proprietary trading firm in cryptocurrency. With its research driven quantitative strategies and cutting-edge low latency electronic trading platform, that offer high performance trading and large scale data analysis, my client has been expanding rapidly in Asia in the past few years, not limited to China, Hong Kong, Singapore and more. My client is currently seeking a Lead Trading Support Engineer to relocate to Singapore. 


  • Provide first-line support to quantitative trading systems, such as system troubleshooting, risk management, position keeping, PNL calculations, order matching and market data distribution, etc.

  • Identify and resolve issues with the production environment in a timely manner, escalating and coordinating incident response where applicable

  • Identify and resolve gaps in application and system level monitoring and alerting

  • Work closely with the Core Engine Development team to identify, diagnose and solve problems with the trading platform

  • Responsible for performance tuning, bug fixes and feature implementation

  • Enhance productivity and controls by identifying opportunities to automate and streamline processes

  • Evaluate the performance of trading algorithms and strategies by analyzing post-trade data in various stock markets and proactively identifying any trading risks.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent preferred.

  • 5+ years experience at a Market Maker, Proprietary Trading firm, Hedge Fund, Investment Bank, or Exchange supporting trading platforms.

  • Solid L2/3 trading system support experience

  • Experience with Linux administration including deployment and configuration management.

  • Hands-on experience in Python scripting language.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex issues across application, OS, hardware and network.

  • High level of ownership and accountability, reliability, and strong follow through.

  • Familiarity with C++ and high frequency trading systems would be an advantage

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