Work Experience

Point72 Asset Management

2018 May - 2019 Apr

Associate, Front Office Application Support (Equity)

- Provide L1 & L2 support for portfolio management apps, OMS and stockloan system, covering long short equity investment and trading activities.
- Initial contact point for all trading related queries/requests/issues.
- Sit in trading room and resolve any critical trading impacted issues in timely fashion.
- manage FIX onboarding projects with brokers.
- Took up a 3-month role to manage the delivery of all FIX projects (high touch and low touch), which included collecting business requirements, setting up FIX connections with brokers/vendors, UAT test, production rollout and providing project status update to business.
- Led an initiative to develop an SQL script for morning check.

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Bank

2016 Jul - 2018 May

Analyst, Front Office Application Support & DevOps Engineer for Exotic Equity Technology

- Provide L1 & L2 support for the whole E-Business application chain for structured products pricing and booking, covering 5 sales desks and 1 trading desk and an engineering team in the APAC region.
- Ensure the system reliability through real-time monitoring and propose enhancements and bug fixes.
- Streamlined and Automated release and deployment process through shell scripting on TeamCity and Github, reducing the release time by >90%.
- Analyzed the volume and performance of batch pricing and identified >60% of reduction of obsolete consumption of system resources.
- Defined a metric for pricing performance and developed a Python-based data analytic tool to report the real-time pricing performance.
- Developed a Python-based data analytic tool for trading teams to analyze day-to-day RFQ breaks
- Managed offshore activities including biweekly infraweekend checks and daily morning checks.
- Worked with global teams to manage the migration of a local margin platform to the strategic platform.

HSBC Global Banking and Markets

2014 Jul - 2015 Jul

Placement Trainee, RAD Developer at Post-trade Utility IT

- Managed a 3-month project from designing to developing a VBA reconciliation tool for client reporting team following the SDLC.
- Researched and implemented the front-end development of an application and set out the internal front-end development guidelines.
- Acted as vice-president in Student Placement Committee to work with senior management to improve the Programme


2014 Jan - 2014 Feb

Intern, Assurance Practice (Financial Services)

- Completed the audit assessment for clients.


The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2012 Sep - 2016 Jun

BBA, double major in Information Systems and Management

Second Class Honor Division 1 (GPA 3.1)
Introduction to Computer Science (A), Information Systems Analysis and Design (A), Cultures and Values (A), Critical Reading and Speaking in Chinese (A) ,Database Design and Administration (A), A Second Course in Business Statistics (A-), Internet Application Development (B+), Information Systems Project (B+), Business Communication (B+), etc.
Extra-curricular activities:
Executive Committee at The Marketing Students' Society, Joint University Outstanding Marketing Award 2012 - 2013, Mainland China Internship Programme, Beijing Summer Exchange Tour, HackUST 2015, Information Systems Audit and Control Association Student Group, HKUST Connect Service Group, Toastmasters Club, Table Tennis Club.

NEOMA Business School, France

2015 Sep - 2016 Jan

Exchange Student, Institut de Formation Internationale (IFI) Program

Negotiation, International Business Development, People Management, etc.


Technical Skills
Programming Java Python VBA
Scripting Shell SQL
Operating Systems Linux Windows
Methodology Agile DevOps ITIL Scrum SDLC
Platform Github TeamCity
Protocol FIX TCP/IP
Language Skills
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Mandarin)



Title Description Year
Winner hackUST 2015, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2015
Winner Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prize, Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund 2011
Distinction International Assessment for Schools Maths in English, The University of New South Wales 2009
Champion 21st Century Competence for Youth (IT in Visual Arts), City University of Hong Kong 2008


Certificate Description Year
Passed CFA Level 1 Passed 2017
Certificate ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management 2017
Certificate CCNA Exploration: Network Fundamentals, Cisco Network Academy 2014


Position Organization Year
Vice President Student Programme Committee, HSBC 2014-2015
Editorial Lead The Marketing Students' Society, HKUSTSU 2013-2014
Captain Table Tennis School Team, PKSS 2007-2009


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