Senior Risk Platform Developer Lead

Job Title: Senior Risk Platform Developer Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HK$700000.00 - HK$1000000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -032020-448748
Contact Name: Donal Gray
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2020 13:32

Job Description

My client is a Hedge Fund and they are looking for a Senior Risk Platform Developer to help them build out their risk platform to enhance the trading platforms.

Solid Java/C++ development experience (Kotlin is very helpful), knowledge of Risk (Greeks etc.) and have worked on trading platforms will give you a great chance at the Team Lead role (small team currently)


  • Working with key stakeholders in both Risk and Finance to gather requirements, understand existing processes and improve efficiency
  • Firm command of Sophis (core risk platform) preferred. Manage the risk configuration of environments to ensure the businesses trading activities are supported by these systems
  • Strategic mind-set and deliver quick and high-quality results
  • Development and enhancement of standards and operating model for the team
  • Works with the CRO and Head of Finance to configure risk systems to enhance overall trading platform


  • 7+ years development experience
  • Trading platform development experience is ideal (not essential)
  • Risk knowledge is essential (Greeks, VaR, risk management platforms)
  • C++ and Java development, Kotlin is used
  • Sophis experience is ideal
  • Able to lead a team
  • Agile experience and CI/CD pipeline experience
  • English is the only required language (Written and Spoken)


  • They invest heavily in technology, the value it brings is visible
  • Strong growth for the company and team
  • Flexibility for working methods, new technology and ideas

Next steps are to apply to dgray<at> with an updated CV for a confidential discussion


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