Updated : 23 Mar 2022

Become the Market Architects of Tomorrow

 The HKEX Software Engineer Programme is seeking the highest calibre new talent for its latest intake of graduates.

With over 300 professionals, the HKEX Technology team is responsible for keeping Asia’s most dynamic and vibrant capital market running safely and securely.  Across infrastructure, system development, security management, design architecture and hosting services – the team work together to facilitate market efficiency and operations.  The team embraces new technologies across, and beyond, its value chain to deliver a better market experience and more cost-effective outcomes; and we are exploring potential strategic partnerships to venture into new horizons in Fintech and data markets.

As one of our Software Engineers, you will have the opportunity to work with industry leaders inside and outside the business – with a structured 24-month programme combining interactive learning, technical training and senior management exposure designed to help you thrive.

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  • Gain experience across a wide-variety of different IT functions
  • Develop and support enterprise systems to operate a fair and orderly market
  • Collaborate with internal business stakeholders and external technology partners to provide optimal business and technological solutions
  • Support the project initiation and implementation life-cycle
  • Participate in shaping and enhancing the technology landscape of HKEX
  • Gain exposure and keep abreast of new technology development and best-practices in the IT industry
  • Develop an understanding of our products and services, business operations, and regulatory and compliance framework
  • Partner with senior management, staff at all levels, and professionals in the industry

To join us, you must:

  • Be a fresh graduate in 2022, or recent graduate in the last two years with less than 2 years of work experience following graduation
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or above, majoring in IT, Computer Science or related disciplines
  • Have solid experience on at least one programming language
  • Be on track for, or achieved, minimum 2:1 degree (UK), or 3.5 GPA (Hong Kong or US) or equivalent
  • Possess excellent problem-solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Be open-minded to embrace new challenges
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and work well as a team
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness and interest in global financial markets
  • Have familiarity with the financial services sector of Hong Kong
  • Have an excellent command of both written and spoken English and Cantonese. Ability to communicate in Putonghua would be an advantage

Selection Process

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Applications for our 2022 Software Engineer Programme is closed! 

If you have any queries regarding the Software Engineer Programme, please email us at HRMTRecruitment@hkex.com.hk. 

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