Principal Software Engineer

Our clients, a couple of MNCs, and listed and renowned companies are looking for the following talents to join their team. We are looking for multiple functions:

ST Partnership Limited - Hong Kong - Full time

Salary: HK$40k - HK$70k

AVP - Derivatives Trading Development (up to 80K)


  • Analyze the technical and operational system requirements, identify improvements opportunities, propose the new requirements with solid justification
  • Conduct comprehensive impact analysis on functional and operational change.  Assess technological risk and drive actions for mitigation
  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams as well as industry leaders on technical solution and migration approach
  • Engagement with key internal and external stakeholders to agree on outcome expectation across scope, timeline, budget, risks.  Ensure a timely, transparent and comprehensive communication for all project matters
  • Resolve conflicts and manage priority issues across project or functional areas
  • Prepare technical documentations and presentation materials including exchange connectivity protocols and user manuals
  • Provide technical development support and trainings for client onboarding
  • Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders, including IT teams and users, to achieve project and operation success
  • Undertake assignments and projects as delegated by the supervisor


  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Background in financial services / telecom industry or highly regulated organizations with exposures on platform development / transformation is a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge on trading platform, market practices and / or derivatives is preferred. Knowledge on the derivatives market operations and regulations would be advantage.
  • At least 5 years of system development / client support experience in Trading Platform with client centric mindset and adaptability to different personality type
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, and the ability to communicate and influence key business stakeholders effectively in English and Chinese (Mandarin proficiency is an advantage)

VP - Application Engineering​ (up to 110K)


  • Collaborate with other IT teams to define framework requirements and roadmap
  • Lead the Framework work to complete the development work on time with quality including both software and documentation deliverables
  • Promote and train other development teams to use the Framework
  • Provide development and production support including out of working hour support responsibility.
  • Uphold compliance with organization policies and standards including the development methodology



  • Degree in Computer Science, IT or related disciplines
  • 10 years of relevant IT related experience
  • Solid skills in one or more areas: C/C++, Java, web and network programming
  • Good experience in software product management, release control and compatibility management
  • Good experience in one or more areas: messaging, managed file transfer, authentication/authorization technology and related products/protocol e.g. Kafka, ActiveMQ, Forgerock, Keycloak, SAML, oauth, MTLS
  • Good experience in front-end and back-end application architecture and framework e.g. micro-service architecture, service mesh, cloud native application development, Spring Cloud, MUI, React
  • Good understanding of DevOps tools and practices
  • Good understanding of requirements management, contracting/outsourcing management, IT trends and technology
  • Experience in public cloud technology is an added advantage
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Mandarin is an added advantage).