Citi Equities - SGP - Client Connectivity in Singapore, Singapore

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17058026


Job Description:

This role is within the Equities Electronic Technology organization within the APAC FIX/Venue Engineering Team. The FIX/Venue Engineering team is responsible for all Client and Exchange onboarding as well as FIX connection support and maintenance across Citi markets. This gives the successful candidate the opportunity to work within all asset classes and across businesses at Citi. The role requires working directly with external clients, exchanges, software vendors and various multi-asset business teams at Citi. The team globally provides 24/5 follow the sun FIX Connection coverage through teams in Singapore, Pune, New York and the UK. This role will primarily focus on Citi’s low latency connectivity platform that offers LLDMA trading capabilities to clients. The candidate will be expected to participate in prioritization, project planning, certification and production releases. The broad coverage of the FIX Engineering team across Citi Markets gives the candidate an exceptional opportunity to be involved in a vast range of projects and businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Low latency client connectivity onboarding and certification

  • 2nd line support for all FIX issues both Exchange and Client Connectivity related

  • Client onboarding for Equity, and Equity Derivatives businesses

  • FIX Connectivity support and maintenance

Key Relationships:

  • Global FIX teams

  • APAC Sales and Sales Trading across Citi Markets

  • Middle Office

  • CFORE and Algo Development

  • External Clients, Vendors and Exchange venues


  • Prior experience with FIX/Native Protocol is required

  • Previous experience of low-latency Client connectivity is required

  • Prior experience around flow optimization to reduce latency is desirable

  • Previous experience in investment banking or working directly with clients is desirable

  • Previous experience of Client Onboarding and protocol certification is desirable Knowledge of Third Party Networks and EMS/OMS software Vendors. (eg, Fidessa, NYFIX, Bloomberg, Trading screen, ITG etc..) is desirable.


  • FIX Protocol

  • UNIX


  • SQL

  • KDB

  • Exchange native protocols



  • Demonstrates effective analysis and problem solving

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize work load and meet multiple project deadlines

  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate business needs