Technical Lead Credit Risk Technology (web skills required)

  • Attractive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aston Carter International Hong Kong
  • 26 Aug 16

My client is looking for a strong Java developer to serve as the hands-on tech lead for a 3-man global dev team that will build out their custom trading limits management platform, integrating tightly with their own order/execution management systems and exchange connectivity components.


  • Develop components required for the rollout of limit checking systems to new markets and users.
  • Liaise with other front office development teams to agree and document design of interrelated functions.
  • Support project manager by providing reliable estimates for work assigned and alerting them of delays or issues as early as possible.
  • Ensure code is rigorously tested before deployment to QA.  Ensure test case coverage is at least 80%.

Mentor and guide junior developers via design reviews and pair programming.


  • 5+ years of experience in software development.
  • Strong Core Java (J2SE) skills.
  • Practical experience of using Core Java, Multithreading, Collections, OOPS, etc.
  • PL/SQL  - basic database knowledge, knowledge about object-oriented databases a plus
  • Schemas, JMX, JUnit, Eclipse, Oracle, SQL (DDL, DML), XML
  • Unix fundamentals
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Capable of meeting tight deadlines and working under pressure/multi-tasking
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility

Good team player. Capable of working under a fast pace and dynamic environment.