UBS Financial Services IT Software Engineer - Equities - SC GUI Dev - Java/C# in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Business Divisions:

Corporate Center

Your role:

Are you passionate about delivering building robust and scalable trading systems? Do you have a curious nature, always interested in how to innovate?

We’re looking for someone like that to help us:

  • within the execution area of equities IT developing and maintaining an in-house application that supports manual & automated trading, including DMA (direct market access) and algorithmic trading

  • develop the server side processes in java, focus will be on server side development, mostly building and configuring the business flow and logic and feeds to the UI (user interface)

  • capture, design and deliver functionality to the front office working with other members of the team based in Stamford, Hong Kong, London and Poland


IT Software Engineer - Equities - SC GUI Dev - Java/C#


Hong Kong

Job Type:

Full Time

Country / State:

Hong Kong

Function Category:

Information Technology (IT)

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

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Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working in the Equities IT development team, this team is global facing, and the primary focus will be on the users within region. Development follows the Agile sprint methodology, delivering a book of work on a daily/weekly basis. You will be joining our growing global team interfacing with the traders using our application suite. You will be situated in our Hong Kong office, working closely with the traders in a high energy front-office environment.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • excellent core java development skills including commercial experience and experience with the integration between java and C# and understanding of the concepts of distributed applications

  • experience working in a trading floor environment and have interfaced directly with the traders you support

  • experience of developing low latency and high throughput applications

  • experience with full project life-cycle, including capturing requirements, code-reviewing, unit testing and test driven development, and agile software development methodologies

  • prior experience of 2nd Line support and are methodical and quick when problem solving

You are:

  • highly committed, and able to build very close working relationships with both the business and support teams

  • proactive in driving technical initiatives through the organization, working with business and technical colleagues to arrive at optimal solutions for complex business requirements, often involving several systems and component parts of those systems

  • able to deliver from conception through to production streamlined, high-availability, high-performance, high-quality, well-tested and easy-to-support software in a timely manner

  • accountable and have a strong sense of ownership of your system and will continually strive to improve it. You will be proactive about addressing any deficiencies, risks and stability problems by helping to develop & refine software, tools, processes, procedures and documentation

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?