Citi Senior Analyst Developer - RFQ in Singapore, Singapore

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore

  • Other Location: Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Latin America; Canada

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17043135

Description

Job Purpose:

This is a Business Analyst & Project Management role within the FXLM Technology Team based in London, working on the build-out of the pricing platforms with a focus on emerging markets FX, FX Fwds / Swaps, IR Swaps, Bonds and IR derivatives.

Job Background / Context:

FXLM Technology is focussed on delivering IT solutions to the FX and Local Markets Sales and Trading business. Our core strength is providing the technical expertise and software development skills that directly affect the ability of our business to generate revenue and several of our client facing applications such as Citi FX Velocity and FX Click are leaders in their respective markets. We are committed to hiring the brightest and best technical experts and in return can offer roles with direct business interaction on projects from electronic and algorithmic trading to grid based computation of real-time risk metrics.

The FXLM eTrading Technology Team is one of the most exciting and fast-paced teams within FXLM Technology and is responsible for delivering the electronic technology platform for the business. The team are directly integrated with the Trading Desk and Quants, and deliver technology covering the major liquid instruments such as FX Spot and Forwards, Precious Metals, eNDF as well as IR Swaps and Bonds. The team’s responsibilities extend to all aspects of the electronic trading domain, from market connectivity and Co-Lo Infrastructure to pricing models, hedging and algorithmic execution. The liquidity provided by the AutoTrader platform is distributed to a wide range of venues such as client API, ECN’s, Multi-Bank platforms and our own Single Dealer trading platform (Velocity).

We are looking to hire a senior resource with a FX & Rates background to work with the business and technology teams as a Business Analyst, responsible for gathering and analysing Business needs and requirements for pricing and eTrading projects for the EM business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Close interaction with Traders and Quants to understand new requirements for applications across the platform, specifically focussed on Pricing and Distribution

  • Clearly document requirements, roadmap to delivery and also actively participate in solution design

  • Ad-hoc and on-desk support of the production systems (a dedicated 24h support team handles 1st line)

Key Relationships:

  • Other FXLM Technology teams

  • Infrastructure Team

  • FXLM Sales & Trading Businesses

  • Support Team

Development Value:

This role provides a great opportunity for the successful candidate to work on projects closely aligned to the FXLM business with direct PnL impact.

FXLM Technology is a global team covering a wide range of front office applications and this role would give a solid foundation in one of our key platforms. The common architecture and approach across the group means there are many opportunities for career growth and mobility within our team.

Qualifications

Knowledge / Experience:

  • At least 8-10 years of relevant experience in the financial services industry

  • Excellent knowledge of Rates & Foreign Exchange products

  • Excellent Knowledge of Emerging Markets and their peculiarities, nuances is preferable

  • Hands on experience of the following

  • FX price construction and distribution

  • Yield curve - good understanding on how to construct a yield curve and how to use it to generate fwd curve

  • NDF

  • Spot, FWD and Swaps trade behaviour and lifecycle

  • Spread management

  • Liquidity controls

  • Basic Project Management capabilities

  • Recent experience working with an electronic trading Technology Team

  • Self-starting individual with experience of working in a desk facing role

Skills:

  • Quantitative understanding of the FXLM or G10 Rates trading business or related areas (e.g. Equities high frequency trading)

  • Expert Excel skills with VBA

  • Intermediate / Expert on financial market calculations (e.g. FX, interest rates, NPV, Bond Pricing etc.)

  • Intermediate / Expert on Agile development platforms. Conversant with the development lifecycle and tools used (e.g. JIRA, Kanban, Scrum boards etc.)

Competencies:

  • Strong aptitude for analysis and problem solving

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-Motivated

  • Willingness to learn

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success

  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience